Ed Newman

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20 Things I’ve Learned from More Than Two Decades at AMSOIL (Part 4)

Here’s the final installment of insights I’ve learned in my career at AMSOIL. Check out part 1, part 2 and part 3.

20 Things I’ve Learned from More Than Two Decades at AMSOIL (Part 3)

If you’ve been following along, this is my third installment of things I’ve learned as a result of working here at AMSOIL these past many years.

20 Things I’ve Learned from More Than Two Decades at AMSOIL (Part 2)

Last week I was asked to share some of the things I’ve learned during my career at AMSOIL. To be frank, the list is much longer than what I have time to share here, but it’s sure been fun reflecting on some of the highlights. Here are five more bits, pieces, observations and discoveries.

20 Things I’ve Learned in Two Decades at AMSOIL (Part 1)

While discussing blog ideas recently, someone asked that I write about some of the things I’ve learned at AMSOIL since I will be retiring at the end of the year. The list grew long quite rapidly, and when I hit 20 I thought I should stop, even though I suspect I could list 100 things

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Scuba Diving Basics for Beginners: A Boating World Q&A

When my brother Ron and his wife were young, they took up scuba diving. They love adventure and they’ve always loved to travel, so scuba diving seemed an exciting way to see the world. The natural beauty beneath the sea can be dazzling. I’ve been told there’s nothing quite like swimming with sharks in their

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On the Road to SEMA with Chris Mangum of MAD Industries

It’s been a lot of fun going to SEMA these past 21 years. SEMA seemed big even back then when the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center didn’t exist yet. Today it’s massive and still bursting at the seams.

Spare Tire Blues: Three Tips for New Car Owners

Here’s the situation. You’re on a road trip with the family. You stop for food and fuel and you notice one of the tires is a little low. Fortunately the convenience store has an air compressor and you’re back on the road in no time.

Groundbreaking Engine Wins 2017 AMSOIL Engine Masters Challenge

The AMSOIL Engine Masters Challenge presented by HOT ROD is run by the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH). The field may be smaller, but the competition is no less intense, and the creativity no less compelling. The 2017 AMSOIL Engine Masters Challenge at UNOH in Lima, Ohio, has already seen some fascinating engine concepts that

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Your Most Common Motor Oil Questions Answered

One thing the Internet has done is create a lot more “experts.” In the old days when you had a car maintenance question, you knew whom to ask – ‘ol Mike up the street with grease under his fingernails and a rag in his back pocket.

What to Do When Your Car is Underwater

Hurricane Harvey hit Houston hard. Tragically, reports say the hurricane claimed the lives of at least 60 people. It has also wrought devastation to countless communities and households.