How Much Oil Does My Car Need?

The answer seems simple: probably about five quarts. But, if you drive a small car with a four-cylinder engine, it’s likely closer to four quarts. However, the V-8 engine in your truck could require about seven quarts. My in-laws’ RAM diesel pickup takes 12 quarts of motor oil.



AMSOIL Duluth National Recap – All the Thrills (and Spills) from the Weekend

Lincoln Lemieux Win Duluth

The Christmas decorations are up, race fans! The turkey has been eaten and you’d be lucky to find a slice of pie left in our fridge.



Is an Engine Flush Good or Bad?

engine flush after

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 an engine flush good or bad?



Expert Tips for Fixing Rust on a Vehicle

Fix rust on a vehicle

Most vehicle-restoration projects eventually run into rust. At some point you’ll need to repair rust holes or rusty panels. For starters, it’s unsafe; once rust starts, it tends to spread and eventually weaken the vehicle’s structure. And it looks horrible.



Tiffany Stone’s Trail to SEMA Adventure

  “Adventurous” is a good word to describe Tiffany Stone. The Jeep enthusiast, motorsports-programming host and model isn’t afraid to push herself to new heights (sometimes literally – more on that below).



SEMA Wrap-up: 13 Custom Builds that Use AMSOIL Products

Another SEMA show has come and gone. The biggest names and brightest stars in the automotive world descended on Las Vegas for a week of sensory overload.



800 Miles Through the Baja Peninsula (and Thanksgiving Weekend Racing)

Happy turkey-eating season, race fans! If you’re like me, you’re still embracing fall while your Christmas decorations remain in storage until after Thanksgiving (unlike some of my co-workers).



Hydraulic Power: Common Problems and Solutions

Hydraulic Power

In the simplest terms a hydraulic power system consists of a sump, motor, pump, valves, actuators and hydraulic fluid. This combination can be configured into millions of applications to transfer power and reduce mechanical complexity.



Never Overlook This When Maintaining Your Snowblower

Snowblower won't start? Try this.

Thanksgiving day, 2016. While my family was gathered in my dining room, imbibing spirits and making merry, I was in the shed disassembling the carburetor on my snowblower, reeking of petroleum as rivers of gasoline flowed under my jacket cuffs and saturated me to the elbows.



How to Winterize your Motorcycle

Removing Fairing Motorcycle

Unless you live in the south or you lost a bet, you’re not riding your motorcycle during the winter. Here’s how to properly winterize your motorcycle to ensure it’s ready to go in the spring.