Tag Archives: AMSOIL

Fork Oil – Which do I use? John Baker|Aug 22, 2019 10:33 AM A fork oil’s number-one task is to deliver consistency. Consistent dampening despite temperature changes. Consistent rebounds despite different terrain. Consistent performance so you can ride or drive confidently. Consistency. What fluid would provide the best shock consistency? Water. Yes, water. But you […]

Get the Most out of Your Manual Transmission Few things connect driver and vehicle like a smooth-shifting manual transmission. Although U.S. automakers have steadily moved away from manuals, many enthusiast cars still come with optional manuals. The heavy-duty market is still dominated by manuals, with many of these transmissions being automated. Most modern automobile manual […]

Signature Series – Packaging What You Should Expect Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil is not only the best oil we have ever made, it’s better than any competitive oil we have tested. Advanced engine technology and the normal demands of everyday life generate extreme conditions that can challenge motor oil and engine life. Signature Series […]

DIRECT JOBBERS: ‘WE’RE A WELL-OILED TEAM’ Direct Jobbers Ken and Denise Chuderewicz of Pittsburgh are a self-described “well-oiled team.” “When we started our AMSOIL business we never gave it a second thought – we are a team,” Ken said. “We have always enjoyed doing things together. We support each other in everything we do. We […]

AMSOIL’s My Garage for your Records John Baker|May 12, 2016 1:00 PM   The garage. Protector of vehicles, incubator of great ideas. Many innovative companies owe their beginnings to the humble garage. Apple, Harley-Davidson and Google, to name a few. It makes sense. The house is where we make sensible decisions, do our taxes and […]

Where in the World is Team AMSOIL? Lindsay Premo|Jan 15, 2018 10:40 AM (Posting archives we missed) Sometimes things get a little hectic around here, race fans. January is one of the busiest times in the AMSOIL Race and Events Department. Last week was the kickoff of Monster Energy Supercross and AMSOIL Arenacross. And with AMSOIL Championship Snocross in full swing, […]

Turbochargers and Direct Injection Create Major Issues for Lubricants Is your brand keeping pace with the problems – not likely! Alex Thompson|Sep 06, 2017 11:04 AM Turbocharged, gasoline-direct-injection (TGDI) engines have been the topic of many AMSOIL blog posts and other publications the last few months, and for good reason. In recent years these technologies have taken […]

Why do European Cars Require Special Oil? John Baker|Jul 10, 2018 3:10 PM For all the grin-inducing benefits of owning a European car – finely tuned performance, sophisticated styling, prestige – they can be a pain. According to this list, four of the top five most expensive vehicles to maintain hail from across the pond. Not […]

AMSOIL PRODUCTS HELP TEAM TO PODIUM FINISH IN 24-HOUR MOTOCROSS RACE Each fall, the world-famous Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Calif. holds one of the most grueling races in motocross – the 24 Hours of Glen Helen. Last October, Justin Dyar, of Chandler, Ariz., and four of his friends mastered the narrow canyons and […]

SIGNATURE SERIES: THE MEASURE OF PERFORMANCE In the NOACK Volatility Test, Signature Series scored far below the API limit for evaporation and proved it remains where it’s needed most – protecting your engine. Nearly 35 years ago AMSOIL became the first oil manufacturer in the United States to use the NOACK Volatility Test as a […]

See Why Pro Angler Pete Maina is Addicted to the Outdoors Lindsay Premo|Aug 09, 2019 2:01 PM Pete Maina is living the dream. How, you ask? Well, first off, his curly shoulder-length mane rivals that of most ’80s rock stars. And who wouldn’t want that? But that’s not the only reason. Find out below. See […]

EZ Advice to Start that Stubborn Lawnmower John Baker|Jul 03, 2019 1:48 PM A lawnmower that won’t start, especially when taken from storage, is almost always due to one problem: bad gas. Storing a lawnmower in the fall without adding gasoline stabilizer to the fuel tank can cause the fuel to break down and plug the fuel passages. […]

Winter Motor Oil choices = Questions Answered John Baker|Feb 15, 2019 10:00 AM Synthetic oil is best for winter. We’re done here. If only it were that simple. But most people want empirical data to support such claims. Well, take a look at the video. We cooled a conventional 5W-30 motor oil and AMSOIL Signature Series […]

ATV/UTV Maintenance: 7 Tips to Maximize Your Machine’s Life John Baker|Jun 06, 2019 1:47 PM 4-Wheeler’s aren’t cheap. And neither should be your approach to maintenance if you want your machine to deliver peak performance and last for years. Fortunately, ATV and UTV maintenance boils down to a handful of relatively simple practices any do-it-yourselfer […]