Store Equipment With Confidence

AMSOIL keeps your stored equipment fresh for our Omaha spring.


Fall is the time to think about getting summer equipment put away before winter hits. Preventive maintenance is critical before storing equipment for any extended period of time. Properly storing equipment through the cold winter months protects the engine, prevents rust and prepares it for action when spring rolls back around. With the right lubrication and use of fuel additives, you’re on the right track to preventing major headaches next spring.

Fight Corrosion and Dry Starts

During long periods of storage, inconsistent ambient temperatures can cause condensation to form within the engines of two- and four-stroke recreational vehicles, handheld power equipment, construction and farm equipment and other equipment used seasonally or infrequently. When the condensate comes in contact with steel and iron components, surface corrosion can form, leaving cylinder liners, piston rings, anti-friction bearings and other contact surfaces laden with rust. Internal corrosion and rust can flake, leading to increased engine deposits, wear and friction, and cause the engine to run hotter and less efficiently, effectively reducing equipment life and increasing maintenance time and costs. Long periods of storage can also dry out cylinders. Dry-starting an engine often results in permanent damage and can dramatically shorten the life of the equipment.

While most two- and four-stroke motor oils are formulated to protect against internal corrosion and dry starts, their effectiveness fades over time. AMSOIL Engine Fogging Oil (FOG) is an excellent solution for long-term protection against corrosion and damage from dry starts. AMSOIL Engine Fogging Oil’s aerosol spray formulation thoroughly and evenly coats internal components to protect against corrosion and prolong engine life.

Fight Deposits, Gumming and Varnish

Ethanol and other harmful contaminants commonly found in fuel can wreak havoc on a stored engine. Most fuels are pre-treated with the lowest additive concentration (LAC) level of additives, which allow them to be stored for a short period before degrading. During storage, however, degraded fuel can interact with air and moisture to form gums, varnish and deposits throughout the fuel system. These impurities can gum floats; clog injectors, fuel lines and carburetors; and cause poor engine performance and starting problems. Adding AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) to fuel before long-term storage can help prevent harmful deposits from forming in the tank and fuel system, eliminating the need to clean or replace carburetors after long-term storage. For short-term storage, AMSOIL Quickshot® (AQS) should be used.


AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer and AMSOIL Engine Fogging Oil applications include, but are not limited to, motorcycles, snowmobiles, ATVs, outboard motors, stern-drive and inboard marine engines, personal watercraft, lawn equipment, chainsaws, snowblowers, portable generators, handheld power equipment, motor scooters, powered farm equipment, powered construction equipment, cars and trucks.


Available here in the Omaha store. Find us next to the Wendy’s at 84th & G. Just south of I-80.

07Mar 2018
Making synthetic oil

Are all Synthetic Oil Groups the Same? Group III vs IV vs V John Baker|Feb 06, 2018 11:27 AM The simple answer No. In fact, there are wide performance differences between base oil categories. Generally speaking, Group IV base oils offer the best performance, Group III second best, and so on in reverse order. But […]

07Mar 2018
Oil Life Monitor

Oil Life Monitors – Everything You Need To Know Josh Kimmes|Jan 22, 2018 3:31 PM For the past couple months, every time I start my truck I hear an annoying “ding” followed by an equaling annoying message saying “Change Engine Oil Soon.” I know what you’re thinking – you’d better change your oil! My oil […]

06Mar 2018
Warranty Secure

Your Polaris, Ski-Doo and Arctic Cat Dealer Can’t Void Your Warranty for Using Aftermarket Parts or Lubricants Andy Arendt|Jan 18, 2018 8:47 AM As in the automotive market, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have introduced new snowmobiles, UTVs and other powersports equipment with advanced materials and new technologies. Prices have risen considerably the past 10 years, […]

06Mar 2018
Dobie Gillis Statue thinking w/ Amsoil cap

Your Most Common Motor Oil Questions Answered Ed Newman|Sep 29, 2017 11:14 AM One thing the Internet has done is create a lot more “experts.” In the old days when you had a car maintenance question, you knew whom to ask – ‘ol Mike up the street with grease under his fingernails and a rag […]

06Mar 2018
Sema car on Ford

On the Road to SEMA with Chris Mangum of MAD Industries Ed Newman|Oct 30, 2017 9:40 AM It’s been a lot of fun going to SEMA these past 21 years. SEMA seemed big even back then when the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center didn’t exist yet. Today it’s massive and still bursting […]

06Mar 2018
clean your battery terminals with AMSOIL MP

How to Clean and Prevent Battery Terminal Corrosion John Baker|Mar 27, 2017 10:46 AM We’ve all been there before. You turn the key on your car and…nothing. Not even the tell-tale clicking sound of the starter solenoid. Your first reaction is to pound the steering wheel and curse the darkness. But it should probably be […]