Why Your Marine Lower Unit Needs Regular Service

Though your marine motor gets all the attention, your boat isn’t going anywhere without the lower unit. Its combination of gears, bearings and other components turn horsepower into movement. Lower units are resilient and can last for years – provided you service them annually. Here, we reveal the inner workings of a marine lower unit and show the common suffering points.

 

Our Marine 75W-90 is quite popular. In fact go to OEM products for their engines because they worry about warranty, still come to AMSOIL for this one product because they notice no more water foaming when they drain the fluid. If you see foaming you do need service so don’t expect an oil to correct that but AMSOIL has you covered in case water should get in there.

21Mar 2019

Fund Your Passion AMSOIL stands apart from the crowd by offering more opportunities to build successful businesses. When we introduced the world’s first API qualified synthetic motor oil in 1972, it languished on store shelves next to its much cheaper conventional-oil counterparts. Consumers hadn’t heard of synthetic oil and didn’t understand its benefits. That all […]

21Mar 2019
small engine cleanliness

The Right Small-Engine Impressive Results Spring marks the time to store your snowblower and prepare your lawnmower, pressure washer, generator and other equipment for another season. Make sure to change oil before storing equipment. Used oil contains acidic byproducts that can damage the engine if allowed to sit for months. If you neglected to change […]

15Mar 2019

SIGNATURE SERIES OIL PROTECTS ENGINES FROM LOW-SPEED PRE-IGNITION OEMs have been aggressively downsizing engines to meet strict fuel economy and emissions standards while improving power and torque. Most new engines today use some combination of turbochargers, direct-fuel injection and variable valve timing to make more power than their larger counterparts while delivering improved fuel economy. […]

15Mar 2019

AMSOIL Ea® Oil Filters: Your Efficient Choice To provide you with more high-efficiency filter options, we have expanded our Ea Oil Filter (EAO, EA15K) line to include seven new cartridge-style filters. Ea Oil Filters provide a perfect pairing for the superior protection and performance provided by AMSOIL synthetic motor oils. Absolute Efficiency The exclusive technology used in […]

15Mar 2019
P.I. Performance Improver

DEEP CLEAN: P.I. PERFORMANCE IMPROVER GASOLINE ADDITIVE P.i. Performance Improver Gasoline Additive (API) now features a new label, formula and capless- compatible bottle. The popular deepcleaning gasoline additive continues to restore your engine’s power and performance and increase fuel economy. Maximum Fuel Economy AMSOIL P.i. is a potent gasoline performance improver featuring concentrated detergents that […]

15Mar 2019

Does Brake Fluid Go Bad? Josh Kimmes|Sep 18, 2017 4:35 PM Here is the short answer: Yes, brake fluid can go bad. Brake fluid absorbs moisture, which reduces its performance. For that reason, it’s best practice to change brake fluid every two years. The AAA published a study, stating that brake fluid is the most often missed […]