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).



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.



What is Fuel Dilution (and Why is it Bad)?

check your oil for vehicle longevity

Fuel dilution occurs when gasoline or diesel fuel infiltrate your engine’s crankcase and dilute, or “water down,” the motor oil.



What to do About Frozen Diesel Fuel

frozen diesel - thermometer in winter

Are you in the holiday spirit? The season is bustling, and everyone is burning the candle at both ends. There’s no time to waste, especially stuck on the side of the road from frozen diesel fuel in your car or truck. Are you prepared?



Firearm Lubricant Scent: Does it Scare off Game?

AMSOIL firearm cleaner

Have you ever heard the saying, “the nose knows?” Some of us have bigger noses than others, but in general animals have a far more advanced sense of smell than the humans who hunt them.



The Diesel Upgrade that Should Top Your List

Diesel Power Challenge 2016

Enthusiasts who build serious diesel power are a special breed. They can invest the value of two new Toyota Tacoma trucks into a single truck capable of 1,200 hp and 2,100 lb-ft torque.



What Causes Engine Oil Oxidation?

How to change your oil

As you might expect, oxygen causes engine oil oxidation. Oxygen comprises about 20 percent of our atmosphere. It’s the third most common element in the universe. Without it we’d all be doomed. And yet too much of it can cause problems inside your engine.



Should I Switch to a Lighter Viscosity Oil in Winter?

frozen diesel - thermometer in winter

Motorists sometimes ask if they should use a lighter viscosity of motor oil once winter arrives. Yes – provided your vehicle manufacturer allows it. 



A Beginner’s Guide to the Fall Carlisle Car Show

Chevrolet chevelle amsoil booth

It was a 1982 Chevy Camaro. Lola was her name. My late husband had saved his hard-earned money to purchase Lola when he was just 15 years old. When he blew the horn, the “Dukes of Hazzard” theme played. He picked me up in it for one of our first dates.