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AMSOIL Heads to SEMA New Product Showcase with 13 New Products Jamie Jarvi|Oct 27, 2017 9:46 AM The mighty SEMA show is just around the corner, and our AMSOIL trade show team is busy preparing for another successful presentation to the key players in the automotive industry. SEMA is where companies learn of the latest […]

Transmission maintenance requires a shift in thinking Like motor oil, transmission fluid must now do more. Matt Erickson | TECHNICAL MANAGER – PCLT PRODUCTS AND MECHANICAL R&D What’s more important to your vehicle, the engine or transmission? It’s a trick question; they’re equally important. You’re not going anywhere without either one. But which do people […]

How to Protect a Motorcycle Wet Clutch (and How it Works)  John Baker|Jul 19, 2017 10:14 AM A 10-mile trudge down gravel roads more trafficked by mosquitoes than people. That’s the situation I faced after dumping my Honda 350 motorcycle on a patch of loose gravel. Back then (the mid 1990s), cell phones were a […]

Common Fixes for a Transmission that Jerks or Hesitates John Baker|Jun 05, 2017 8:52 AM Here are a few common reasons why your transmission may shift erratically, jerk or hesitate. • Low fluid level • Depleted fluid frictional properties • Poor cold-temperature fluidity Start with the easiest fix There’s an old adage when troubleshooting: start […]

Common Fixes for a Transmission that Jerks or Hesitates John Baker|Dec 19, 2016 9:06 AM   Here are a few common reasons why your transmission may shift erratically, jerk or hesitate. • Low fluid level • Depleted fluid frictional properties • Poor cold-temperature fluidity Start with the easiest fix There’s an old adage when troubleshooting: […]

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 […]

Check your transmission fluid level – It goes a long way in failure prevention. We’re all familiar with the automakers’ longstanding best-in-class horsepower and towing-capacity wars. Each model year seems to feature a vehicle whose brute strength and towing capacity dwarf those of the outgoing models. By John Baker – AMSOIL INC. Lately, automakers have […]

Timberline Landscaping Relies on AMSOIL Products for Reduced Downtime Timberline Landscaping Relies on AMSOIL Products for Increased Equipment Life, Reduced Downtime Timberline Landscaping of Colorado Springs, Colo. has offered residential and commercial customers a full range of landscaping services since 1982, including landscape design, construction and maintenance. As any business owner can attest, reliable equipment […]