Is an Engine Flush Good or Bad?

To flush or not to flush. It’s a question whose answer is obvious in the bathroom, but vigorously debated in the garage. Let’s get right to the point. Is it safe to use an engine flush in an engine with high miles?

Watch How These Snowmobile Oils Handle -40º

Arctic Cat Snowmobile

Like the engine in your car or truck, the engines that power your two-stroke snowmobile are growing more sophisticated with each passing year.

What Is A Rat Rod, Revisited

Guest Post by Steve Thaemert, Editor-In-Chief, Rat Rod Magazine Way back in Rat Rod Magazine, issue #4, I attempted to answer the question of all rat rod questions: “What is a rat rod?”

A Visit with DUB Magazine Co-Founder Myles Kovacs

When I returned to AMSOIL in 1996 and attended my first SEMA Show, one of my first aims was to get a handle on the publishing industry, especially with regard to the magazines that were out there covering the scene from various angles. It was astonishing how many niches there were. What an exciting industry.

More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Motor Oil Additives

It’s been a long, long time since motor oil was “just oil.” In the 1930s, someone decided to begin putting wax modifiers in the oil to address the problem of wax residue after the refining process. Thus was born the motor oil additive market. Today, motor oils, whether petroleum or synthetic, contain a variety of

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Be the Next AMSOIL “Fan of the Month”

Here at AMSOIL, we truly are a company of enthusiasts. We may be engineers, chemists and manufacturers. But we’re also racers, gearheads and thrill-seekers. Like you, we’re at our best when we are working on our vehicles, fine-tuning their performance or cruising down the highway.

15 Reasons to Switch to AMSOIL

When I received the assignment to share five reasons to switch to AMSOIL, I did something different: I was curious to hear what others at AMSOIL would say, so I decided to crowdsource it, sending an email to several people on our staff to pick their brains a bit. Until 2005, the word “crowdsourcing” didn’t

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Which Snowmobile Oil Should I Use: AMSOIL INTERCEPTOR® or DOMINATOR®?

Snow has finally arrived. Your snowmobile should be prepped and ready to hit the trail or carve the mountainside. One question we get a lot around here is, “Should I use AMSOIL INTERCEPTOR Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil or DOMINATOR Synthetic 2-Stroke Racing Oil in my sled?”

Best of East Coast Snowmobiling

Winter is upon us in most of the country, and with it brings the makings of outdoor memories made only in the snow. Aside from skiing, ice fishing and forming snowmen and angels, snowmobiling is usually at the top of the list when it comes to winter fun. After reviewing the trail offerings of the Midwest

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Common Fixes for a Transmission that Jerks or Hesitates

automatic transmission - do transmission fluid additives work?

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