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Echo String Trimmer Oil is Crap

Just the Facts: The ECHO String Trimmer Technical Study Ed Newman|Dec 07, 2016 3:03 PM As my friends and family will attest, I have a wide range of interests, but small-engine repair has never been a hobby of mine. Nevertheless, because I own a little property, I’ve had to own all the basic equipment necessary […]

Truck full of AMSOIL products for delivery to lube center

AMSOIL BUSINESS IS ‘PERFECT’ FIT                                                                                  Direct Jobber Vic Sorlie of Colleyville, Texas enjoyed his career as an airline pilot. He’s enjoying his career as an AMSOIL Dealer, too. It’s his second favorite part-time job, he said. “In 1998 I was a pilot for American Airlines and was near 49 years old,” Sorlie said. “At […]

Road Trip

5 People Who Need to Become AMSOIL Preferred Customers Daisy Quaker|2017 Feature So you love to rave about how AMSOIL synthetic lubricants boost your mpg, or how many miles you’ve gone with your 1992 Taurus, but if you’re not an AMSOIL Preferred Customer (P.C.) and you regularly buy AMSOIL products, you ain’t doing it right. […]

Understanding Viscosity - Many mis-understandings

Lubricant Viscosity Explained Ed Newman|May 24, 2017 8:30 AM A lubricant’s viscosity and how it changes under different temperatures and operating conditions is one of the most important properties that determines lubricant performance and protection. Viscosity can be viewed in two ways: • Kinematic viscosity • Dynamic (or absolute) viscosity Kinematic viscosity is defined by […]

fuel economy guy

What are CAFÉ Standards? John Baker|May 08, 2017 1:22 PM Back in March, news hit that the Trump administration was considering reevaluating the corporate average fuel economy (CAFÉ) standards that mandate fleet-wide fuel economy of 54.5 mpg by 2025. Some claim the standards are too strict, will cost jobs and will take money from people’s […]

LSPI Low Speed Pre-Ignition

New Motor Oil Specs are Coming Josh Kimmes|May 02, 2017 9:11 AM As engine operating conditions grow more severe, so do the demands placed on your motor oil. New engine hardware such as turbochargers, direct injection and variable valve timing (VVT) place increased stress on your engine oil. You may find yourself asking, why do […]

Myles Kovacs - Amsoil Interview

A Visit with DUB Magazine Co-Founder Myles Kovacs Ed Newman|Jan 23, 2017 12:31 PM When I returned to AMSOIL in 1996 and attended my first SEMA Show, one of my first aims was to get a handle on the publishing industry, especially with regard to the magazines that were out there covering the scene from […]

amsoil supercross worker

See How a Championship Supercross Team Lives Lindsay Premo|May 05, 2017 8:27 AM When the GEICO/AMSOIL/Honda rig rolls into Las Vegas this weekend for the Monster Energy Supercross finale, desert heat will be in true form, with temperatures projected to be near 100ºF (good thing the team uses AMSOIL!). But, back in their air-conditioned, state-of-the-art facility in […]