Winding down the 2016-17 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Season

Snocross Finale Lake Geneva 2017

Hi race fans! March Madness is upon us, and I’m not just talking about basketball (although, did Duke losing bust anyone else’s bracket?). March means the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Grand Finale in Lake Genva, Wis. And, as we predicted at the beginning of the season, there was a lot of excitement and emotion throughout the eight

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Top 5 Tips for Protecting Your Diesel

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.

1968 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Truck Wins GM Design Award for Truck of the Year

The SEMA Show is the place to see and be seen in the automotive scene. A no-holds-barred display of custom car builds, as well as the latest and greatest in the automobile aftermarket, SEMA really is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. There was a constant traffic flow to the AMSOIL booth

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How To Dispose of Used Motor Oil

Changing your own oil may not always be enjoyable, but it is fulfilling and worthwhile. DIY projects such as changing your own oil promote self-reliance and extra peace of mind that the job was well done.

How to Test Engine Compression

Engine compression = engine power. A simple equation even we non-engineers can understand. Compression refers to the pressure your engine generates inside the cylinders while it’s running. How much pressure the engine produces and how well it converts that pressure into usable work influence your engine’s efficiency and power. How it all works and how

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How Engine Sludge Forms. And How To Prevent It.

Sludge. It’s a disgusting phenomenon. Even the word sounds gross, like the thing it’s describing.

8 Overlooked Maintenance Services that Can Help Extend Vehicle Life

Despite the hassle and cost of unplanned maintenance, too many of us neglect our vehicles until something fails. These eight often overlooked services can not only help avoid expensive repairs, they can boost vehicle performance, too. Change Transmission Fluid Changing motor oil is the poster child for good vehicle maintenance, and for good reason. But

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Heading to Daytona Bike Week? Don’t Miss These Must-See Sites

A couple weekends ago, those of us in Wisconsin and Minnesota experienced spring-like temps in the 50’s and 60’s. It brought out the sights and sounds of a few brave motorcyclists on their first ride of the year, despite knowing winter was not yet over. While we’re currently back to experiencing winter up north as

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What is a CVT Transmission?

“CVT” stands for continuously variable transmission. Which means saying “CVT transmission” is redundant, like saying “PIN number” instead of just “PIN”. A CVT uses a pair of variable-diameter pulleys and a belt or chain to provide unlimited gear ratios.

Top 7 Reasons to Register as an AMSOIL Commercial Account

Owning and operating your own business leaves little time or energy for thinking about lubricants. Growing up around my family’s construction business, my dad always brought me along on “Sunday Funday.”