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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 […]

6 Overlooked Maintenance Tips for Heavy Equipment Owners  Josh Kimmes|Jul 10, 2017 8:15 AM   My dad owned a construction company when I was a kid, which meant summer break wasn’t really a break. One summer I was tasked with cleaning up an old asphalt paver. It took a couple days to get it as […]

Solving ethanol issues before they arise The fuel some love to hate isn’t the problem – letting gasoline sit too long is the real problem. Len Groom | TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER How did an alternative fuel made mostly from corn grown in the Midwest become a political lightning rod? Whatever the reason, ethanol is always […]

How Does Synthetic Motor Oil Increase Fuel Economy? John Baker|May 16, 2016 2:04 PM Although gas is hovering around only $2.00 per gallon these days, increasing fuel economy is still a top priority for most automakers, due in large part to more strict corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) requirements on the horizon. One strategy automakers […]

AMSOIL Octane Boost Offers a Solution AND Eliminates Carbon Modern motorcycles are equipped with a knock sensor (well most are) that adjusts timing to compensate for low-octane gasoline and eliminate engine knock. Unfortunately, when timing is adjusted, you may experience… Rough idle Lack of throttle response Often times the retarded timing is set for several seconds […]