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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 […]

DTT1G, Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil 10W-30

CHOOSING THE RIGHT DIESEL OIL Yes Sir, we announced the introduction of AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil and Heavy-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil a couple of years back. I thought I would pair up the main diesel oil choices so you can match them together. These choices cover all the main viscosity options. The […]

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I Have No Idea How Many Quarts My Car Needs. Help! John Baker|October 8 9:10 AM The answer seems simple: probably about five quarts. But, if you drive a small car with a four-cylinder engine, it’s likely closer to four quarts. However, the V-8 engine in your truck could require about seven quarts. My in-laws’ […]

Zinc oil vs racing or other classic car formula

Considering Valvoline’s VR1 Racing for your Favorite Classic Driver? In various forums and Facebook I see this one come up as the best choice for reliable ZDDP amounts. But it’s not just the wrong product, it doesn’t offer eye-opening overall performance. After all, isn’t that why you love to drive your car? On the Surface […]

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See How Rtech Fabrications Builds Trucks to do Truck Things Jamie Gibson|Apr 19, 2019 8:23 AM Around here we see all sorts of vehicles capable of turning heads, from showroom-shiny to rat-rod realism. No matter the project style, there’s a builder behind the scenes who carried the concept from start to finish while leaving his […]

Dan Peterson - Vice President AMSOIL DEALER SALES AND MARKETING

Products change, but the Dealer opportunity remains AMSOIL is reacting faster and with better products than our competitors held back by their stockholders. Their marketing delivers empty promises!! Our top-selling products shed light on the state of the lubricants industry. Dan Peterson | SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, DEALER SALES AND MARKETING Interesting Changes in Demand The […]

Heavy-Duty Corrosion Protection Just a Reminder to a recently updated Formulation AMSOIL Heavy-Duty Metal Protector (AMH) has been reformulated to provide improved performance as a corrosion inhibitor. MPHD is an easy-to-use, spray on product that effectively protects metal surfaces that are exposed to the damaging effects of salt, moisture or chemical corrosion. It is ideal […]

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Definitions to Describe Oil Filter Makup Archive Blog from Ed Newman|Jul 14, 2017 9:53 AM Whether it’s personal relationships or business, communication is important. The longer you live the more you discover how many things can interfere with good communication. Poor listening can contribute. Bad timing can cause problems when the listener is distracted by […]

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Hydraulic Power: Common Problems and Solutions Andy Arendt|Oct 26, 2016 2:04 PM In the simplest terms a hydraulic power system consists of a sump, motor, pump, valves, actuators and hydraulic fluid. This combination can be configured into millions of applications to transfer power and reduce mechanical complexity. If properly maintained, hydraulic power systems offer exceptional […]

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Snowshoe GNCC – One of America’s Toughest Races Lindsay Premo|Jun 27, 2019 3:07 PM Mud, blood and beer. From my experience this past weekend in Snowshoe, West Virginia, those three words pretty much sum up the AMSOIL Snowshoe GNCC. Mud: Class winners often disappear for lengthy amounts of time back to their trailers to clean up […]

If I Have All-Season Tires Do I need Snow Tires? Chris Sharon|Sept. 25th, 2019 During my last post on preparing your vehicle for winter, one of the comments that came up was the use of snow tires. Of course if you’re living in the desert or tropics, heavy snowfall is likely the least of your worries. […]