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Eight Expert Boat Maintenance Tips John Baker|May 26, 2016 8:59 AM Tracker Marine/Bass Pro Shops Photography As fun as it is to own a boat if you ever get a chance to use it, they can create several headaches if you neglect maintenance. Following these tips can help you stay on the water and out […]

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Why the Big Advancement in the Signature Series Line? John Baker|Oct 04, 2017 8:23 AM Simply put, we reformulated Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil to solve problems. For all the derision heaped upon the internal-combustion engine, it remains our primary mode of propulsion. And, despite the gains of hybrids and electric vehicles, it will remain so for […]

Winter’s over but Let’s Review Winter Lube Requirements Extreme cold can cause conventional motor oil, transmission fluid and gear lube to thicken, starving vital moving parts of necessary lubrication. In many cases, thick motor oil will prevent vehicles from starting. Cold, thick transmission fluid results in delayed or sluggish shifts and inadequate protection for bearings, […]

Global Media Award at SEMA Show for Dirt Bike Transmission Fluid Jamie Jarvi|Nov 04, 2016 1:27 PM The 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas has come to an end, and attendees are making their way back home armed with a wealth of new information on the specialty equipment manufacturing industry. It’s been an exciting week […]

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Is Premium Gasoline Worth the Money? John Baker| You probably saw the AAA report announcing that motorists wasted $2.1 billion last year using premium gasoline in vehicles that don’t require it. Maybe a few of those billions came from your wallet. It’s a common misconception that premium gasoline has higher energy content than regular gasoline […]

AMSOIL Dispensing Equipment Program Provides New Opportunities for  T1-Qualified Dealers Over the years, AMSOIL Dealers have fought an uphill battle against bulk oil distributors that have the ability to offer equipment programs to commercial and retail accounts. Bulk supply is attractive to these customers because it eliminates waste in the form of empty containers and […]

Turbocharger problems

The Effects of Turbochargers and Gasoline Direct Injection These increasingly common features of modern engines heighten power and efficiency, but also present serious challenges to motor oil. The push toward smaller, fuelefficient, yet powerful engines has driven the development of several key technologies. Gasoline direct injection (GDI) and turbochargers are now common features of passenger […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Creating Interest Sells AMSOIL Products Highlighting the value of AMSOIL products and displaying patience can help move prospects from “not looking” to “looking.” The Buy-Sell Process describes the process we all move through whether buying a candy bar or a new vehicle. Understanding your potential customers’ state of mind and where they are in the process […]

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How a Differential Works (and the Type of Gear Lube to Use) John Baker|Mar 01, 2019 10:29 AM Think of all the devices we take for granted that improve our lives. The refrigerator. The microprocessor. The air conditioner. The spork. Add the automotive differential to that list. Without that metal “pumpkin” beneath your vehicle filled […]