Tag Archives: AMSOIL

Variable valve timing improves engine efficiency. Long overdue, we see variable valve timing suddenly appearing all over the industry. It was a fellow Corvair Club member who developed the idea and initial patents. Here’s an overview of his story but you can see a video of the car running. The prototype was a 65 Corvair […]

AMSOIL Scholarships Help MMI Students Get Started on the Right Foot AMSOIL gives back in many ways – here is one way the AMSOIL family helps those who need help with a fresh start in life and career. AMSOIL ‘Strong Start’ Relocation Grant helps a military leader transition into a new life. In July 2014, […]

Evo X SE Loaded with Mods and AMSOIL Synthetic Lubricants Jamie Jarvi|Apr 20, 2016 9:54 AM   The Mods Never End but for the Mitsubishi Evo the Industry has it All! Mitsubishi Evo owners have always been some of the most loyal and innovative tuner enthusiasts on the scene. These guys are serious about their craft, […]

What Causes Motor Oil Consumption? Ed Newman|Oct 14, 2016 9:37 AM Everyone who owns a vehicle knows you need to regularly check the oil level. (Note: If you do not know this, you’d better go check your oil.) A certain amount of oil loss is normal due to motor oil volatility – that is, boil-off […]

Should I Run Multi-Weight or Straight-Weight Oil in my Muscle Car? Ed Newman (Edited by Ches Cain)|Jan 12, 2016 4:30 PM   Much of the stigma related to this has been eliminated due to technology. Here’s the straight story on viscosity grade. The “W” number in, for example, a 15W-50 motor oil outlines the viscosity […]

Dealer Uses AMSOIL Products Front to Back for Trouble-Free, Extended Vehicle Life Dealer Steven Brick of Minneapolis was sold on the quality of AMSOIL products from the time he first started using them in his big rig more than 15 years ago. “I have been using AMSOIL motor oils and filters since 2001,” Brick said. […]

American Truckers Deserve Your Appreciation Andy Arendt|Sep 14, 2016 9:38 AM Somewhere between Kansas City and St. Joseph, Mo., I gained a lifelong respect for truck drivers. Early in my career I accepted a job that required a move from Kansas City to Rapid City, S.D. In an effort to pocket more of the move allowance, […]

Why Do I Need To Change My Oil? Ed Newman|Sep 09, 2016 9:00 AM That’s a good question. The short answer is, “Because the owner’s manual says you’re supposed to.” But why do we have to change it so often? Whether you learned it through your parents’ instructions or by reading the owner’s manual, you know […]

How to Check Transmission Fluid (and What Type Do I Need)? John Baker|Aug 01, 2016 8:50 AM It’s a good idea to check your vehicle’s transmission fluid about once a month to monitor fluid level and condition. Check the fluid immediately if the transmission jerks, hesitates or shifts hard. 1. Obtaining a correct reading on […]

5 Expert Chainsaw Maintenance Tips John Baker|Sep 26, 2016 10:19 AM Chainsaws are great tools – when they’re working properly. Here are five helpful tips to keep your chainsaw cutting strong. Keep the chain sharp Anyone who has tried forcing a dull chain through wood knows the importance of a sharp chain. Properly sharpening a […]

Can Your Motorcycle Survive Heat this Extreme?  No comparison! People always ask, “What makes your oil better”. Of course there are two answers  – the answer to why is it better and why it’s made to be better.  But what sets it apart is simply the fact that it is designed to not ‘start’ to […]

Maximum Protection for Turbodiesels AMSOIL synthetic diesel oils are well-suited for the extreme operating conditions of turbodiesel engines. While gasoline engines still cover the majority of the North American passenger-vehicle market, turbodiesel-powered vehicles have grabbed the spotlight and gained a strong foothold in recent years. Owners appreciate the modern technology advancements that effectively combine traditional […]

Outstanding Motorcycle Chain Protection New AMSOIL Chain Lube provides dedicated protection and performance for on- and off-road motorcycle chains.    Use the long developed chain spray that leaves a durable film that won’t fling off. No one likes to change out chains outside of normal maintenance so AMSOIL has developed the penetrating spray that works […]