What Motor Oil is Best for Winter? (And Other Cold-Weather Questions)

Car driving in snow during winter

Synthetics are a better choice when looking for a winter motor oil. They remain fluid in cold weather to ease cold starts and improve wear protection.



8 Overlooked Vehicle-Maintenance Services

Vehicle maintenance

These often-overlooked vehicle-maintenance practices can not only help avoid expensive repairs, they can boost performance.



What Your Motor Oil Color Means

Black motor oil usually means the oil is doing its job. Oil that looks like chocolate milk, however, points to serious problems.



Why Do I Need To Change My Oil?

Why change oil?

Why change oil if you haven’t driven that many miles? Because time takes its toll on even the best oil, requiring you to eventually change it.



Championship Engine Builder Trusts Only AMSOIL

Jesse Prather

Jesse Prather has tried a lot of racing oils during his 40 years in the business, and AMSOIL synthetic motor oil has earned his trust. Why? Find out here.



How to Improve Winter Gas Mileage

Car driving in winter

You’ve probably noticed gas mileage drops in winter. Here’s why your vehicle doesn’t return maximum mpg and steps you can take to boost winter gas mileage.



How to Fight Ethanol Problems in Small Engines

Small engine carburetor

Small-engine manufacturers warn that ethanol can dissolve plastic and create harmful deposits, leading to costly repairs. Here’s what you can do about it.



Tips for a Successful, Safe Hunting Season

Maintenance and safety are the two biggest considerations for a safe, successful hunt. Here’s our hunting checklist to ensure you’re prepared this season.



The DIY Oil Change: Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

Many motorists still love the DIY oil change. If you change your own oil, avoid these five common mistakes to ensure your vehicle performs well.



How to Store Your Motorcycle for Winter

motorcycle

Riding season is winding down. Here are some tips on how to properly store your motorcycle for the winter to ensure it’s ready to go in the spring.