Tag Archives: AMSOIL

How to Perform Oil Analysis We keep these kits right here in the Omaha store. Ask for the one with postage or with out for a slight savings. When doing several vehicles use the one w/o postage to send all together. John Baker|Sep 12, 2019 11:57 AM Used oil analysis is one of the most […]

Why Does My Vehicle’s Engine Burn Oil? John Baker|Aug 29, 2016 8:13 AM The simple answer: It’s probably wearing out. Over time, the piston rings have likely become worn or stuck in their grooves, preventing them from sealing tightly against the cylinder wall. The tiny gap that has formed between the ring and cylinder wall […]

Don’t Regret Not Preparing Equipment for Tough Winter Temperatures   The fall months are the time to place boats, motorcycles and lawncare equipment into storage and prepare snowmobiles, snowblowers and other vehicles for the coming winter. AMSOIL products are formulated to provide maximum protection for engines and fuel systems during storage, while AMSOIL synthetic motor […]

Is Spring and Fall the Best Time to Change Oil? For many drivers, budding trees in spring and changing leaves in fall signal the time for an oil change. If you ask them why, they’ll likely just shrug and says it’s what they’ve always done. The reasons are more nuanced than you think. One involves […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]