Lubricant Viscosity Explained

Pouring Motor oil

A lubricant’s viscosity and how it changes under different temperatures and operating conditions is one of the most important properties that determines lubricant performance and protection.

AMSOIL Expands Signature Series Line with 5W-50 Synthetic Motor Oil for Ford Mustangs

What is it about the Ford Mustang that so excites the imagination? Well, for starters, consider the name. Mustang. When I think of mustangs, I think of wild horses. And when older men think of Mustangs, they think of the wild horsepower packed under the hood of that particular breed of Sixties muscle car.

Is Starting Fluid Bad for Gas Engines?

Small Gas Engine Repair

The simple answer: In small doses and used properly, it can be effective in hard-starting gasoline engines. But it can be bad for two-stroke or diesel engines. The real question to ask is, “Why does my engine need starting fluid in the first place?”

What are CAFÉ Standards?

Gas_Lines

Back in March, news hit that the Trump administration was considering reevaluating the corporate average fuel economy (CAFÉ) standards that mandate fleet-wide fuel economy of 54.5 mpg by 2025.

New Motor Oil Specs are Coming

Time for an Oil Change

As engine operating conditions grow more severe, so do the demands placed on your motor oil. New engine hardware such as turbochargers, direct injection and variable valve timing (VVT) place increased stress on your engine oil.

It Ain’t Easy Being Green

Earth Day

AMSOIL INC. is headquartered in the land of 10,000 lakes. Imagine clean, blue water, pine trees for days, and wildlife that roams free. It is a beautiful place and we do our best to not take it for granted.

Give Your Everyday Driver the Same Love as your Weekend Fun Machine

Chevy, pickup, ATV, UTV

It’s dirt bike season. Motorcycle season. Boat season. ATV season. Weekend season. The giddy anticipation of Summer. Sunshine. Your favorite malted beverage. Blue skies and puffy clouds.

Top Five Car Maintenance Myths

Change oil in your car

Today’s blog theme is car maintenance myths. When we talk about myths, we’re not making reference to the characters who populate ancient Greek and Roman mythologies, like Apollo, Hercules and Medusa. In this context the word myth has evolved to simply mean “beliefs that are not true.”

How to Clean and Prevent Battery Terminal Corrosion

How to clean battery corrosion

We’ve all been there before. You turn the key on your car and…nothing. Not even the tell-tale clicking sound of the starter solenoid. Your first reaction is to pound the steering wheel and curse the darkness. But it should probably be to grab a battery terminal cleaning brush and pop the hood.

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

Chevy C10 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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