In small doses and used properly, starting fluid can be effective in hard-starting gasoline engines. But it can be bad for two-stroke or diesel engines.
Oil analysis provides a glimpse inside your engine to gauge lubricant and component condition without so much as removing a bolt or bloodying a knuckle. Here’s how to do it.
Fork oil must deliver consistent dampening, rebounds and performance so you can ride or drive confidently. Here’s what to look for when buying fork oil.
Do you hear an engine knocking sound when you hit the gas? It could be due to pre-ignition or detonation. Here’s what you can do about it.
Engine sludge is a black gelatinous substance that wreaks havoc in engines. Combatting engine sludge begins with using a high-quality motor oil.
You can use diesel oil in a gas engine provided the diesel oil meets the appropriate specifications and viscosity requirements of your engine.
Using a high-zinc oil with a high dose of ZDDP additives helps protect classic car and hot rod engines. AMSOIL Z-ROD Synthetic Oil contains 1400 ppm zinc.
Lawnmower won’t start? It’s probably due to bad gas or a dirty carburetor. Here’s what to look for and what to do when your lawnmower won’t start.
Vehicle builder and TV host Kenny Hauk brought his Mopar Hellephant engine to AMSOIL for a dyno run. Find out if it made its advertised 1,000 hp.
No matter what you call it – weed eater, weed whacker, string trimmer – chances are at some point it won’t start. Here’s how to get it running again.