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Warm up your bike

Why You Should Warm Up Your Motorcycle Before Riding John Baker|Apr 13, 2017 9:52 AM As soon as you crawl out of bed tomorrow morning, try this experiment: run outside and sprint down the street. Aside from embarrassment over your jammies (or lack thereof), how do you suppose you’ll feel? Your motorcycle likewise needs to […]

Amsoil presidents Dean Alexander and Alan Amatuzio.

From the Presidents The spring oil-change season is here. Although it’s a chore, many of us enjoy spending some time in the shop. There’s a certain satisfaction to be had by taking care of your own things, and changing oil delivers that satisfaction. Of course, we know very well that some people prefer to go […]

Jay Leno talks about Ethanol

Why Jay Leno Is Angry About Ethanol In Gasoline Ed Newman|Jun 02, 2017 9:38 AM Change is the one constant in life. It’s also difficult, because when there is a change – whether in technology or how we do things – there are often unforeseen consequences.  One of the changes that has been taking place […]

brake fluids and cleaner

New AMSOIL Brake Fluid and Brake & Parts Performance and Reliability New DOT 3 & 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV), DOMINATOR® DOT 4 Synthetic Racing Brake Fluid (BFR) and Brake & Parts Cleaner (BPC) help boost the performance, safety and reliability of brake systems. AMSOIL DOT 3 & 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid, AMSOIL DOMINATOR DOT […]

Lake Superior's Environment

It Ain’t Easy Being Green Kerry Johnson|Apr 21, 2017 1:56 PM AMSOIL INC. is headquartered in the land of 10,000 lakes. Imagine clean, blue water, pine trees for days, and wildlife that roams free. It is a beautiful place and we do our best to not take it for granted. Earth Day is a great time to […]

Ethanol problems stop with AMSOIL Quickshot

AMSOIL Quickshot® Offers a Simple Solution to Ethanol Problems Fuel maintenance is a big issue, whether you own a motorcycle, dirt bike, boat, lawnmower or other piece of equipment. Currently, most gasoline sold in the U.S. contains up to 10 percent ethanol (E10), while gasoline containing up to 15 percent (E15) is now available at […]

AMSOIL Synthetic Firearm Lubricant Now Available as an Aerosol (Spray) Now available in both a dripper bottle and an aerosol can, AMSOIL 100% Synthetic Firearm Lubricant and Protectant effectively lubricates and protects guns, helping extend life and prevent blockage, jams and wear. Speeds maintenance for multiple weapons at once.  Created from requests from top gunmen. […]

TORC: The Off Road Championship Series

Why We Think the 2017 TORC Racing Season is Going to be Rowdy Lindsay Premo|Jun 09, 2017 1:29 PM I have a confession, race fans. I kind of love off-road racing (but shh, don’t tell the others). Someone here at AMSOIL once said the way to my heart is through wine and flowers. Au contraire. My […]

Willys Wagon

1962 Willys Wagon Wins AMSOIL Trophy Kerry Johnson|Oct 28, 2016 3:35 PM   The Endless Summer Cruisin’ car show (Oct. 6-9, 2016 in Ocean City, Md.) was a spectacular event for many reasons, one of which was the opportunity to meet car enthusiast Greg Wantz. Greg and his 1962 Willys Wagon, equipped with an F4-134 […]

power foam intake system cleaner

Keep Your Engines Clean With AMSOIL Power Foam Ed Newman|Jul 06, 2016 9:29 AM   My first car was a 1961 Mercury Meteor, which I got for $125 and drove for four years. I have a lot memories associated with that car. One memory has to do with a problem butterfly valve in my carburetor. Sometimes […]

automatic transmission issues

Common Fixes for a Transmission that Jerks or Hesitates John Baker|Dec 19, 2016 9:06 AM   Here are a few common reasons why your transmission may shift erratically, jerk or hesitate. • Low fluid level • Depleted fluid frictional properties • Poor cold-temperature fluidity Start with the easiest fix There’s an old adage when troubleshooting: […]

additives in oil

More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Motor Oil Additives Ed Newman|Jan 18, 2017 8:28 AM   It’s been a long, long time since motor oil was “just oil.” In the 1930s, someone decided to begin putting wax modifiers in the oil to address the problem of wax residue after the refining process. Thus […]