Tag Archives: AMSOIL

Understanding Oil Viscosity Viscosity is the measure of a fluid’s resistance to flow. _by David Hilgendorf|January 17, 2023 The physical properties of lubricants are measured by characteristics like viscosity, shear stability, high- and low-temperature performance, water resistance and volatility. Lubrication science seeks to optimize a lubricant’s performance by managing these properties using different base oils […]

Top 5 Skid Steer Maintenance Tips _by David Hilgendorf|September 29, 2023 Skid steers are built for tough construction, excavation, agricultural and other professional projects. Whether you’re clearing land, moving rocks or tearing down a wall, a skid steer is an excellent piece of equipment for many different jobs. But these nimble machines can be expensive […]

How Does AMSOIL Stack Up? _by Dave Womeldorf|May 24, 2023 There’s no shortage of companies that make bold product claims. Precious few, however, back up those claims with independent, third-party test results. Our customers can be confident that they’re using a product that performs as advertised and delivers industry-leading protection and performance. Keep reading to […]

The Grizzly Lodge in British Columbia Relies on AMSOIL   _by Ralf Butterscorch Nov  24, 2022 The Grizzly Lodge relies on generators, groomers, snowmobiles, snow bikes and track trucks in subzero day-to-day operations. Owner Adam Trainer discusses the extreme conditions his equipment faces and why he trusts AMSOIL products to protect all of it. AMSOIL: […]

What Is Cetane and Why Does It Matter? Ed Newman|Jan 04, 2023 8:08 AM   Cetane is a colorless, liquid hydrocarbon of the alkane series, C 16 H 34, used as a solvent and in cetane number determinations. In the same way that octane number ratings are applied to rate the ignition stability of gasoline, cetane values are assigned to diesel fuel to rate its combustion quality. Cetane numbers are used to […]

Oil Analysis Kits Available from Oil Analyzers Inc. Ed Newman|May 10, 2022 2:38 PM   In order to provide a cost-effective oil analysis option when a full fluid analysis is not required, Oil Analyzers Inc. has launched a new Oil Analyzers Value Kit that focuses on the most critical used-oil analysis tests. It provides less […]

Racer Secrets: Tips and Tricks to Help on Race Day Lindsay Premo|Oct 16, 2020 8:00 AM Happy October, race fans! There are a lot of things we know are necessary in racing. A helmet, driver’s suit, gloves, appropriate footwear and (obviously) something to race on/in are all essential to striving toward that checkered flag. But, […]

First Time Heading to Sturgis? We’ve Got Some Tips. Jamie Jarvi|Aug 03, 2016 9:26 AM The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is a true bucket-list destination for any motorcycle enthusiast. Each year thousands upon thousands of riders descend on Sturgis, S.D., and turn this small, sleepy town into a motorcycle mecca. Some travel the road to Sturgis […]

How to Maximize Marine Engine Performance and Reliability John Baker|May 02, 2022 10:36 AM   Fishing opener is right around the corner for us Northlanders. It’s essentially a regional holiday, rivaled only by the opener of gun deer season in the fall. Although some boaters and anglers don’t realize it, using a dedicated marine motor […]

WARM UP YOUR VEHICLE FASTER IN COLD WEATHER AMSOIL DOMINATOR® Coolant Boost (RDCB) is designed to reduce corrosion and significantly enhance heat transfer in cooling systems. One of the overlooked benefits of better heat transfer is much quicker engine warm-up in winter conditions, which is noticed when the vehicle’s defroster works much sooner. To understand […]

Cold-Temperature Storage Recommendations Hey man, chemistry isn’t perfect and things do change with climatic conditions. So this is just a guide to keep these products in usable condition. Because cold-temperature storage can be detrimental to the performance of some AMSOIL products, AMSOIL offers the following storage recommendations: Lubricants: Store at temperatures at least 10°F above […]

DEALER: ‘EVERYTHING RUNS BETTER, LASTS LONGER’ Dealer Robert Lolato of Orleans, Ontario, Canada has been a believer in AMSOIL products for more than 20 years. He started using AMSOIL products in 1985. “I can tell you firsthand that my experience with AMSOIL products has been phenomenal,” he said. “Everything runs better and lasts longer. That’s […]

6 Overlooked Heavy-Equipment Maintenance Tips Joel Youngman|Jan 19, 2021 11:19 AM There are a number of overlooked aspects of heavy-equipment maintenance that can reduce equipment life and performance. Adhering to these six maintenance practices helps increase your return on investment (ROI) and extend equipment life. 1. Keep a maintenance log Companies both big and small […]

Slowing down Brings Victory to Alexander Rossi (An older post I wanted to bring back as it’s a good read!!) Ed Newman|Jun 01, 2016 1:21 PM   Sunday we watched the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and what a surprising finish. Rookie Alexander Rossi was at the right place at the right time, in […]

Diesel Fuel dilution A Problem to Watch Motor oil quality plays a big role in wear protection. Matt Erickson | TECHNICAL MANAGER – PCLT PRODUCTS AND MECHANICAL R&D   Years ago, after dirtying your hands working on the car or painting, it was common to clean-up using gasoline. Its excellent solvency properties make gasoline great […]