Hot AMSOIL Products for Your Hot Rod

Mark Moriarity Collection - Classic Car

AMSOIL makes a full line of products for your hot rod or classic car to help keep it running and looking great. Here’s a rundown.



What Causes Motor Oil Contamination?

Checking oil for contamination

Motor oil contamination is the result of chemical changes to the oil, in addition to the accumulation of dirt, fuel, metal particles and other contaminants.



Additives in Motor Oil: Everything You Need to Know

Additives in motor oil

Additives in motor oil perform two critical functions: lessen destructive processes and enhance the beneficial properties of the base oil. Here’s a rundown.



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.



Can I Mix Synthetic and Conventional Oil?

Signature Series oil change

While it’s safe to mix synthetic and conventional oil since they’re compatible, it’s not a great idea. Here’s why you shouldn’t mix oil types.



Synthetic vs. Conventional Oil: The Definitive Guide

Synthetic vs. conventional oil

Many motorists are switching to synthetic motor oil for the first time. Find out everything you need to know about synthetic vs. conventional motor oil.



Do Older Engines Need Oil With ZDDP Additives?

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.



A Beginner’s Guide to Motor Oil: What You Need to Know

Pulling oil dipstick

Motor oil seems simple. You pour it in your engine and drive away. But motor oil is far more complex…and important. Here’s what you need to know.



Prep Your Vehicle Now for Your Summer Road Trip

Summer road trip

Summer road trips are supposed to bring lifetime memories, not frustration due to car trouble. Prep you vehicle now for you next road trip.