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ADVANCED ENGINE TECHNOLOGY DRIVING CHANGES FOR GASOLINE OIL SPECIFICATIONS Tightening fuel economy standards and the subsequent advances in engine technologies are pushing big changes in the passenger car motor oil (PCMO) market. Increasingly strict regulations on fuel economy and emissions have pushed the automotive industry to develop smaller, more efficient engines. By 2020, industry experts […]

Marine Professional

As Reliable as Your Favorite Lure In Your Tackle Box Most hardcore anglers have precious little time for fishing. To maximize their time on the water, they need lubricants that protect their motors from wear despite the challenging operating conditions. AMSOIL marine products fight wear and maximize performance in marine engines. They deliver the benefits […]

Can I Use Diesel Oil in My Gas Engine?   Motorists may favor diesel motor oils over their gasoline counterparts for a few different reasons. Diesel oil is perceived as more “heavy-duty” than gasoline oils Some motorists desire a higher viscosity, and it may be easier to find a 5W-40 or 15W-40 diesel oil than gasoline […]

oil analysis sheet

How to Perform Oil Analysis We keep these kits right here in the Omaha store. Ask for the one with postage or with out for a slight savings. When doing several vehicles use the one w/o postage to send all together. John Baker|Sep 12, 2019 11:57 AM Used oil analysis is one of the most […]

Multi-purpose grease with added water resistant. Great for everything automotive and marine

A Closer Look at Grease AMSOIL Offers Full Line of Premium Synthetic Greases for a Wide Range of Applications.   Grease Components Grease is comprised of two structural components: a base fluid and a thickening agent. Different types and combinations of base fluids and thickeners, along with supplemental structure modifiers and performance additives, combine to […]

oil consumption solved

Why Does My Vehicle’s Engine Burn Oil? John Baker|Aug 29, 2016 8:13 AM The simple answer: It’s probably wearing out. Over time, the piston rings have likely become worn or stuck in their grooves, preventing them from sealing tightly against the cylinder wall. The tiny gap that has formed between the ring and cylinder wall […]

New: Preferred Customer Free Shipping Offer Effective Dec. 11-18 Preferred Customers will receive the next limited-time promotional offer on Wednesday, Dec. 11. P.C.s who order $75+ in AMSOIL products receive free shipping. This offer is effective from 9 a.m. Central on Wednesday, Dec. 11 to 11:59 p.m. Central on Wednesday, Dec. 18. P.C.s who ship […]

cold temps call for Amsoil

Don’t Regret Not Preparing Equipment for Tough Winter Temperatures   The fall months are the time to place boats, motorcycles and lawncare equipment into storage and prepare snowmobiles, snowblowers and other vehicles for the coming winter. AMSOIL products are formulated to provide maximum protection for engines and fuel systems during storage, while AMSOIL synthetic motor […]

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Fraud Lubricant Companies – Amalie Read the fine print – Some oil companies are still selling 1930’s technology An oil company out of Florida known as Amalie is being sued for knowingly misrepresenting its motor oil as good for modern vehicles. Their Xcel Premium Motor Oil, (made by Amalie), is falsely advertised as being safe […]

Is Spring and Fall the Best Time to Change Oil? For many drivers, budding trees in spring and changing leaves in fall signal the time for an oil change. If you ask them why, they’ll likely just shrug and says it’s what they’ve always done. The reasons are more nuanced than you think. One involves […]

sled pistons clean no wear due to Amsoil interceptor

AMSOIL INTERCEPTOR 2-Stroke Oil Proves Itself in Top Sleds After a full season of real-world riding, INTERCEPTOR completely prevented ring sticking, piston scuffing and exhaust-power-valve sticking in Arctic Cat*, Ski-Doo* and Polaris* snowmobiles. During the winter of 2015/16, AMSOIL INTERCEPTOR Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil was tested in the three top makes of snowmobiles. Ski-Doo MXZX 600 TNT Polaris […]

scotty kilmer discusses LSPI or low speed pre-ignition

SIGNATURE SERIES PROTECTS ENGINES FROM LOW-SPEED PRE-IGNITION Actually all three lines of AMSOIL’s synthetic motor oil products protect engines from LSPI. OE, XL and Signature offer increasing margins of protection going beyond normal operating conditions or the degree of protection needed by modern engines. The Oil Has To Do More LSPI can destroy pistons and […]

GTO protected with AMSOIL products

8 Hot AMSOIL Products for Your Hot Rod Jamie Gibson|Apr 20, 2018 10:52 AM If you’re anything like us, the highly anticipated sights and sounds of hot rods, muscle cars and restomods returning to the open road makes you a bit giddy. It’s a sure sign of road trips, car shows and all things summer. […]

Key Tools & Secrets of the Pro Racers Lindsay Premo|May 18, 2017 4:00 PM Be prepared to be schooled, race fans. I have a little lesson in technology for you. In today’s age, we all rely heavily on technology in our daily lives. I, for one, would be dead in the water if I didn’t have […]