What’s the Difference Between JASO MA and JASO MA2 Oil?

Dirt bike and motorcycle

Motorcycles and dirt bikes require a JASO MA or JASO MA2 oil. The difference between these classifications lie in the oils’ frictional properties.



Do Diesel Engines Burn Oil?

Diesel burning oil

All diesel engines burn some oil as a normal part of operation. This can be a problem in modern turbodiesels with diesel particulate filters (DPF).



See why Mark Atkinson is into Creating

Mark “Makr” Atkinson races a motorcycle he’s built almost entirely from scratch on the Bonneville salt flats. Check out how he does it here.



Which AMSOIL Diesel Oil Should I Use in a Competition Engine?

Diesel truck

AMSOIL DOMINATOR® 20W-50 Synthetic Competition Diesel Oil is specially formulated for performance-modified diesel engines.



What are CAFE Standards?

Gas lines

CAFE standards were created in the 1970s to combat the rising cost of gasoline due to unrest in the Middle East. Here’s how they’ve changed over the years.



AMSOIL vs. Mobil 1: How We Perform

AMSOIL vs Mobil 1

AMSOIL Signature Series and Mobil 1 are two of the best motor oils out there. So, which is better? We find out in industry-standard testing.



Why do European Cars Require Special Oil?

Audi

European cars require oil that protects the emissions system, meets certain viscosity requirements, meets strict OEM requirements and more. We explain here.



Oil Life Monitors – Everything You Need To Know

Oil life monitors are great tools, but they have limitations. Here’s everything you need to know about the oil life monitor in your vehicle.



How Often to Change Diesel Oil

Diesel truck

AMSOIL synthetic diesel oils provide the protection to keep your truck operating at its best, but have you ever wondered how often to change diesel oil?



What to Look for When Buying a Used Dirt Bike

Dirt bike

When buying a used dirt bike, look for these telltale signs that the bike has been used and abused so you don’t accidentally buy someone else’s problem.