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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 […]

amsoil aerosols

Winter Cleanup Package AMSOIL aerosols deliver cleaning power and performance you can see immediately. Mudslinger® Provides a protective layer of armor against the accumulation of mud, dirt and snow on ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes, easing clean-up. (Also – cars and truck tires and running boards per new customers) Engine Degreaser Effectively cleans engine surfaces […]

Ultra-low-sulfur diesel lacks Needed Lubricity Mark Nyholm | TECHNICAL MANAGER, HEAVY DUTY AND MECHANICAL R&D Fortunately, we have a simple solution. It feels like forever ago, but it’s only been 13 years since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandated reduced sulfur content in diesel fuel, in 2006. Boy, were people angry. They knew sulfur […]

Amsoils diesel fuel additive selection

Our Diesel Fuel Additives Will Save Your Fuel System and Add Performance New diesel owners are not being told this critical information from the dealership.  Adequate diesel fuel lubricity is essential for protecting the highly engineered components in modern diesel engines, particularly high-pressure common-rail (HPCR) engines, which are subject to increased wear and deposits that […]

400,000 mile BMW uses only Amsoil

AMSOIL KEEPS BMW ON THE ROAD FOR NEARLY 20 YEARS For more than 18 years, Preferred Customer Ilya Moshenskiy of Redmond, Wash. has trusted AMSOIL synthetic lubricants to keep his 1998 BMW on the road. “I’m a long-term customer. (I’ve) personally put over 400k miles in the driver seat,” Moshenskiy said. “I have owned my […]

Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil 5W-30

Can Diesel Oil be used in Gas Engines? John Baker|Oct 19, 2019 8:12 AM The simple answer: Yes, you can use diesel oil in a gas engine, provided the diesel oil meets the appropriate specifications and viscosity requirements of your gasoline engine. For example, if your gas engine calls for a motor oil that meets the […]

Amsoil Pro

Lubricant specifications are here to help.   Matt Erickson | DIRECTOR, TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Specs can be confusing if you miss these three points. Let’s step back in time for a minute. It’s the 1920s. You’re cruising around town in your Ford* Model A or maybe your Nash* Advanced Six Coupe. You’re off to the […]

efforts will help new Dealers

Introducing the Dealer Onboarding Program Addressing the call for assistance from dealers. A perfect outline to professional development. It’s our way to help new Dealers learn the basics and start selling. Steve LePage | DEALER DEVELOPMENT MANAGER In the business world, companies use onboarding programs to help new employees develop the skills, knowledge and attitude […]

How to Clean a Gun for Hunting Season Mark Nyholm|Sep 06, 2019 10:49 AM Fall is fast approaching, which means if you’re an avid hunter, you’ve already been out kicking the bush testing your skills. Because I work during the week, I suppose I can be considered a weekend warrior – not too uncommon among […]

Preventing Causes of Engine Oil SLUDGE Brands matter, quality matters and frequent oil changes will not alter this. It’s all based on the additive quality and it does effect the price. Engine sludge occurs when oxidized oil and contaminants build up on engine surfaces. It can restrict the flow of oil to the point of […]

Only Motorcycle Oil Should be Used in your Bike?  Impressive performance happens when you are using the right oil in the right application. Len Groom | TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER, POWERSPORTS The results of a study from lubricant additive manufacturer Infineum* caught my eye recently. A survey of 1,000 bikers revealed that fewer than 60 percent are […]