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How to Adjust Snowmobile Belt Deflection John Baker|Feb 02, 2021 8:11 AM Setting the proper snowmobile belt deflection is one of the easiest things you can do to ensure your sled performs at its peak level. In this video, we show you how it’s done.   Time needed: 20 minutes. How to adjust snowmobile belt […]

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DEALER: ‘EVERYTHING RUNS BETTER, LASTS LONGER’ Dealer Robert Lolato of Orleans, Ontario, Canada has been a believer in AMSOIL products for more than 20 years. He started using AMSOIL products in 1985. “I can tell you firsthand that my experience with AMSOIL products has been phenomenal,” he said. “Everything runs better and lasts longer. That’s […]

Watch How These Snowmobile Oils Handle -40º John Baker|Jan 27, 2017 9:33 AM   Like the engine in your car or truck, the engines that power your two-stroke snowmobile are growing more sophisticated with each passing year. The same demands driving changes in the automotive market are influencing two-stoke engines as well – the government […]

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How to Clean Car Battery Corrosion John Baker|Apr 20, 2021 9:35 AM We’ve all been there before. You turn the key on your car and…nothing. Not even the telltale clicking of the starter solenoid. Often, corrosion on the battery terminals is preventing a good connection. Here are some simple ways to clean and prevent car […]

Menzies Back-to-Back Vegas-to-Reno Champ Lindsay Tousignant|Aug 20, 2020 8:22 AM Viva Las Vegas, race fans! Who am I kidding, I haven’t been on a plane since February, let alone made the trek to where so many infamous races are held (think Mint 400, Monster Energy Cup and, of course, the Best in the Desert’s Vegas-to-Reno.) […]

6 Overlooked Heavy-Equipment Maintenance Tips Joel Youngman|Jan 19, 2021 11:19 AM There are a number of overlooked aspects of heavy-equipment maintenance that can reduce equipment life and performance. Adhering to these six maintenance practices helps increase your return on investment (ROI) and extend equipment life. 1. Keep a maintenance log Companies both big and small […]

Diesel Fuel dilution A Problem to Watch Motor oil quality plays a big role in wear protection. Matt Erickson | TECHNICAL MANAGER – PCLT PRODUCTS AND MECHANICAL R&D   Years ago, after dirtying your hands working on the car or painting, it was common to clean-up using gasoline. Its excellent solvency properties make gasoline great […]

From The President AMSOIL Quality  – Our decisions Someone once asked me about what makes AMSOIL special and how is it that AMSOIL products can be better than products from giant corporations like Mobil* that have seemingly unlimited resources. After thinking about it for a while, I came to one conclusion – the culture of […]

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How Often Should I Change Front or Rear Differential Fluid? John Baker|May 04, 2021 4:05 PM How often you should change front and rear differential fluid depends on your vehicle, driving conditions and differential fluid quality. That’s a vague answer, but it’s true. If you drive your truck primarily on the highway in temperate conditions […]

AMSOIL Championship Off-Road 2021 Season Preview Lindsay Tousignant|Jun 11, 2021 8:30 AM Well, race fans, it appears the AMSOIL Championship Off-Road season is fully upon us. And with the opening rounds last weekend in Antigo, Wis., there was no shortage of excitement at the most recently added stop on the tour as it set up […]

From The President My desire to grow the company is no secret. Did you know that some companies have no desire to grow? They are satisfied with their current position or the company owners are just riding out a decent business until it’s time to walk away. Not me. I believe that, as our partners, […]

What Does a Limited-Slip Additive Do? Joel Youngman|Oct 27, 2020 10:50 AM You see them on the shelves of your local auto parts stores, but what does a limited-slip additive do? Limited-slip differentials commonly use clutches to transmit torque between wheels. When both wheels have ample traction, the clutch plates bind together tightly, but smoothly slip […]

Synthetic lubricants excel in summer heat. Heat creates deposits. And deposits create problems.   Matt Erickson | DIRECTOR, TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGEMENT While we rarely have triple-digit temperatures here in the Northland, drivers in the southern U.S. can easily see 100ºF (38ºC) and hotter throughout summer. Driving in these conditions stresses lubricants, especially when towing or hauling. […]

Top 5 Mods for Your Turbo Subaru Austin Torvinen|Dec 03, 2020 7:13 AM You’re now part of the worldwide Subaru Community. You wave to other WRX and turbocharged Subaru owners on the road. And you can’t wait to dive into the world of Subaru mods. So, where should you start? There’s an endless amount of […]