Tag Archives: Maintenance

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 […]

A CLOSER LOOK AT DIFFERENTIAL COVERS A new differential cover can help provide increased performance. Although they’re not always top-of-mind for enthusiasts, differential covers play an important role in the performance of pickup truck differentials. In addition to providing access for changing gear lube, differential covers help dissipate heat that can damage differentials, and they […]

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 […]

8 Ways to Prepare Your Snowmobile for Riding Season Jamie Jarvi|Nov 18, 2016 10:15 AM Old man winter is making his official entrance this weekend with the season’s first snow storm lumbering across the Midwest. Winter enthusiasts have been anxiously awaiting the chance to take their first snowmobile rides of the season, and the time has […]

Top 5 Tips for Protecting Your Diesel Mark Nyholm|Mar 20, 2017 2:52 PM   If you love your diesel pickup as much as I love mine, then you know what it takes to make it look good, run good and sound good. It’s no task for the weary or lazy, however. I literally spend hours […]

Why Do I Need To Change My Oil? Not a dumb question actually. Of course you need to change it at some time but I know what you mean – what are the deciding factors of the “why”? Because you always learn something. Let’s see what Dan has to say about this age old question. […]

5 Expert Chainsaw Maintenance Tips John Baker|Feb 13, 2020 4:24 PM Chainsaws are great tools – when they’re working properly. Here are five chainsaw-maintenance tips to keep your chainsaw cutting strong. Keep the chain sharp Anyone who has tried forcing a dull chain through wood knows the importance of a sharp chain. Properly sharpening a […]

No Day is a Bad one on the Farm – Too busy to Think About it really Lindsay Premo|Apr 15, 2020 8:00 AM Peter Davie is into milk. Stay with me on this one. In the early ’50s, Peter Davie’s grandfather came across a piece of property in Delta, British Columbia, where the family runs […]

What Your Motor Oil Color Means Color in general shouldn’t indicate any immediate action without an oil analysis test to validate anything out of the ordinary. While color could indicate an issue, keep in mind oil that appears ‘bad’ has often been tested as still within it’s usefulness.  Let’s go over the considerations which need […]

Championship Engine Builder Trusts Only AMSOIL John Baker|Dec 18, 2019 8:11 AM More than 1,080 miles covering six states separate Jesse Prather Motorsports, in Topeka, Kansas, from Virginia International Raceway. And yet Jesse Prather’s influence at the track in October for the Sports Car Club of America’s (SCCA) annual “Runoffs” was unmistakable as an estimated […]

How to Store your Snowblower properly. Prevent damage during summer season. John Baker|Apr 06, 2020 2:12 PM Storing a snowblower properly is vital to ensuring it fires up when the snow eventually returns. When the first storm of the season dumps eight inches of snow on your driveway, you don’t want to be messing around […]

How Engine Sludge Develops. You Can Easily Prevent It. Ed Newman|Mar 08, 2017 2:10 PM Sludge. It’s a disgusting phenomenon. Even the word sounds gross, like the thing it’s describing. The word for this is onomatopoeia, a strange word that many of us learned in high school English class. Splash. Grunt. Whoosh. Swish. Hiss. Frumpy. […]

8 Ways to Prep Your Snowmobile Ok, I’m late posting this one but February is our busiest month for snowmobile oil as our customers venture out west betwixt now and the end of March. Some great snow to play in at the moment! Jamie Gibson|Oct 08, 2019 8:18 AM Avid riders are already getting their […]

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 […]

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 […]