Tag Archives: AMSOIL

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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

Why You Should Be Wary About Using Break In Oil in Powersports Equipment John Baker|Sep 25, 2017 1:32 PM Marco Navarro asks on our Facebook page about break in oil, with attention paid to powersports engines. Thanks for the question, Marco. Let’s get to it. Maintaining an engine is a constant fight against wear. Over time, wear not […]

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. […]

Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Chris Sharon|September 25, 2019 With winter around the corner, now is a good time to get your vehicle prepared for the worst. Being based in northern Wisconsin, we at AMSOIL talk a lot about how synthetic lubricants make life a little easier, as the cold air starts to pierce our […]

Routine Maintenance: Follow your manual Ed Newman|Jul 25, 2016 10:55 AM “Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things.” ~ Barton Sutter   In September 2007 an article by oil industry journalist George Gill of Lubes ‘N’ Greases caught my eye. The […]

7 Expert Ice Fishing Tips with Pro Angler Pete Maina John Baker|Dec 05, 2016 9:22 AM Before you embark on your first ice fishing trip of winter, check out these tips from professional angler Pete Maina, one of Outdoor Life magazine’s “20 Best Anglers on the Planet.” Based in Hayward, Wis., one of North America’s […]

The Pros and Cons of Semi-Synthetic Oils and Synthetic Blends Andy Arendt|Sep 22, 2017 9:20 AM Scott D. Galbreath asks via our Facebook page about the pros and cons of synthetic blend motor oils. Thanks for the question, Scott. Making sense of motor oil can be confusing and frustrating. Choosing among full synthetics, synthetic blends, semi-conventional, conventional, […]