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Perfect Pairing:Signature Series Motor Oil and Ea® Oil Filters Complete engine protection is a team sport. The long-term effectiveness of a quality motor oil is often hindered by poor filtration. At the same time, the superior capabilities of a premium oil filter remain unrealized when combined with a sub-par motor oil. A pairing of top-quality […]

Never Overlook This When Maintaining Your Snowblower John Baker| Originally posted Dec. 23, 2016 Thanksgiving day. While my family was gathered in my dining room, imbibing spirits and making merry, I was in the shed disassembling the carburetor on my snowblower, reeking of petroleum as rivers of gasoline flowed under my jacket cuffs and saturated […]

What’s the Minimum I Should Drive My Car? And Other Storage Tips. Jamie Jarvi|Feb 02, 2018 8:55 AM There are daily driver vehicles that clock thousands of miles each year. There are seasonal vehicles that only clock hundreds. And then there are some whose odometers move only when being loaded or unloaded from a trailer. […]

20 Things I’ve Learned in Two Decades at AMSOIL (Part 1) Ed Newman|Dec 01, 2017 8:35 AM While discussing blog ideas recently, someone asked that I write about some of the things I’ve learned at AMSOIL since I will be retiring at the end of the year. The list grew long quite rapidly, and when […]

What’s New about Reformulated OE Synthetic Motor Oil? John Baker|Nov 29, 2017 8:22 AM First Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil, then XL Synthetic Motor Oil. Now, OE Synthetic Motor Oil is our latest oil to undergo a formulation change and facelift. What’s New? Everything. The oil inside the bottle, the label…essentially everything except the name. Excellent Wear Protection The […]

What Kind of UTV Is Right For You? Maybe It’s A Sidekick Andy Arendt|Nov 06, 2017 2:50 PM UTVs are extremely popular, and if you’re considering one, there are some fairly straight-forward points to consider, including… For what will you be using the UTV? (e.g. speed vs. work, utility vs. trails) In what kind of […]

Ask AMSOIL: What Happens if I Use the Wrong Weight (Viscosity) of Oil? Ask AMSOIL: What Happens if I Use the Wrong Weight (Viscosity) of Oil? Using a motor oil whose viscosity is too low or too high for your engine can invite a few problems, such as reduced fuel economy, increased chemical breakdown and […]

AMSOIL OE: Value, Performance & Protection for the Price of One The Original Equipment line brings the highest performance & protection into the Primary “Full” Synthetic Price Range Upgraded!! The challenge was to offer the same 100% synthetic base oil and the industry leading top tier performance standards of our pure-enthusiast oils into the bargain […]

What Happens if I Use the Wrong Weight (Viscosity) of Oil? John Baker|Jan 31, 2018 11:19 AM It depends on how your engine is built and how it reacts to the specific viscosity of oil you use. That’s pretty nebulous, so here are some examples. Josh buys a new car that requires 0W-20 motor oil. […]

More Than Just a (Motocross) Number Lindsay Premo, Jan 29, 2018 10:30 AM Let’s talk numbers, race fans…Supercross and Motocross numbers, that is. Every fall, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) releases the roster for the upcoming Monster Energy Supercross and AMA Pro Motocross seasons. The 2018 Monster Energy Supercross season is in full swing and the battle has begun […]

6 Innovations that Make Boating More Fun Ed Newman|Apr 26, 2017 4:07 PM State names are interesting. I was born in the Buckeye State, raised in the Garden State and currently live in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. It’s my understanding that Minnesota actually has 15,000 lakes, but the nickname simply serves as shorthand for, […]

XL Synthetic Motor Oil: Stronger for Longer The new XL Synthetic Motor Oil formulation delivers more cleaning power, complete protection against oil breakdown and new extended-drain recommendations. XL Synthetic Motor Oil (XLZ, XLM, XLF, XLT, XLO) XL Synthetic Motor Oil features a boosted formulation that delivers more cleaning power and promotes longer engine life. It’s […]

How To Dispose of Used Motor Oil Josh Kimmes|Mar 15, 2017 11:11 AM   Changing your own oil may not always be enjoyable, but it is fulfilling and worthwhile. DIY projects such as changing your own oil promote self-reliance and extra peace of mind that the job was well done. One of the often-overlooked aspects […]