We’ve got a sneak peek at some of the cars descending on the Minnesota Fairgrounds for the 44th Annual Back to the 50’s Car Show in St. Paul, Minn. AMSOIL is the Official Oil of this long-standing event, which was voted Best Car Show in the nation by USA Today readers in 2016 and that draws
Have you ever owned a car that you really loved to drive and enjoyed being with? I have, and I know an awful lot of others who have experienced this kind of happiness. The follow-up question is this: Did you obtain the car for free, or did you have to buy it?
Swamp mix. That’s what you call a concoction of two-stroke oil and gas that’s been slopped together with no measuring tools and no regard for engine protection. Your chainsaw or string trimmer could be running on a 50:1 mix. Could be 72:1. Could be 147:1. There’s no telling.
Due to a slow recovery from back surgery, my father’s garage was in serious need of organization. He had worked as a mechanic in his father’s shop, was a welder by trade and has become a solid handyman over the years, meaning my father has accumulated a lot of tools.
I have a confession, race fans. I kind of love off-road racing (but shh, don’t tell the others). Someone here at AMSOIL once said the way to my heart is through wine and flowers. Au contraire. My response was, “actually, it’s off-road trucks.”
What happens if a tree falls in the woods and no one is there to hear the sound? I tell you, based on what I saw and felt in Idaho recently, it makes a noise. Probably a loud noise, too, because when a big tree collides with the earth, you feel the ground tremble.
Here are a few common reasons why your transmission may shift erratically, jerk or hesitate. • Low fluid level • Depleted fluid frictional properties • Poor cold-temperature fluidity
Over the course of Team Hybrid’s 22+ years in existence, President James Lin and his team have built an empire that shows no signs of stopping. Based on a foundation of passion, loyalty and a serious knack for building first-class vehicles, Team Hybrid is still turning heads and sweeping awards everywhere they go.
There are a few different reasons your engine might make a knocking, ticking or pinging noise. Let’s break each down and talk about what might be happening.
Change is the one constant in life. It’s also difficult, because when there is a change – whether in technology or how we do things – there are often unforeseen consequences. One of the changes that has been taking place is that since 2005, the U.S. government has mandated that gasoline contain ethanol, most of