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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simple Steps Avoid Diesel Fuel Injector Problems Mark Nyholm|May 23, 2019 8:29 AM 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 helped protect their fuel pump and injectors from […]

Why Does Motor Oil Turn Black? John Baker|Oct 11, 2018 2:00 PM What causes black motor oil? And when your oil darkens does it mean it’s time to change it? Well, there are a couple of factors that can cause the former. Let’s dig in. Factors causing black motor oil Heat cycles naturally darken motor […]

Can Your Motor Oil Handle the Seven Responsibilities of a Lubricant? Ed Newman|May 24, 2017 8:30 AM Most motorists understand the primary functions of motor oil: reduce friction and wear. However, motor oil and other lubricants must do more to protect your vehicles and equipment. With engines and equipment becoming more powerful and sophisticated, it […]

How to Protect a Motorcycle Wet Clutch (and How it Works)  John Baker|Jul 19, 2017 10:14 AM A 10-mile trudge down gravel roads more trafficked by mosquitoes than people. That’s the situation I faced after dumping my Honda 350 motorcycle on a patch of loose gravel. Back then (the mid 1990s), cell phones were a […]

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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 […]