MMI: Building the Future of the Technical Force

MMI Lorettas 2015

Did you know AMSOIL is the official oil of the Motorcycle and Marine Mechanics Institutes (MMI)?



The 8 Most Useful Skid Steer Attachments

As a young farm kid, before I could operate the tractors, I had to pick rocks and sticks in the fields. I sometimes unearthed boulders that would have broken the blades on the tiller immediately.



What is a CVT Transmission?

Continuously_Variable_Transmission

“CVT” stands for continuously variable transmission. A CVT transmission uses a pair of variable-diameter pulleys and a belt or chain to provide unlimited gear ratios.



The Highs and Lows of AMSOIL Championship Snocross Finale Weekend

Hunter Patenaude

Happy March Madness, race fans! Before the real madness ensues (anyone else pick Virginia to go all the way?), let me tell you about the snocross madness I witnessed this weekend.



DOT 3 and DOT 4 Brake Fluid: What’s the Difference?

Glowing red brake rotor from heat

The primary difference between DOT 3 and DOT 4 brake fluid is their respective boiling points. I suspect I know your next question. But first, some background. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) classifies brake fluid into four main categories:



Why Top Landscapers (Like Duluth Lawn Care) Trust AMSOIL

SABER Professional

Landscape professionals provide the most demanding proving grounds for two-stoke equipment. Their string trimmers, backpack blowers, chainsaws and other equipment run continuously in hot, dirty and wet conditions. And their brutal schedules leave no time for breakdowns.



Christian Craig Tells Us Why He’s Into Dirt – and Family

Christian Craig

At AMSOIL, we’re into dirt. Dirt bikes, dirt tracks and gettin’ dirty. Christian Craig of GEICO/AMSOIL/Honda wasn’t initially into dirt, but he sure is now.



What Should I Do with Used Motor Oil?

Container for used motor oil recycling

While most motorists pay someone to change their oil, 25 percent of us still crawl under our vehicles and do it ourselves. When we’re done, what do we do with the used motor oil?



Your String Trimmer, Chainsaw and Blower Mix Ratio Made Easy

Chainsaw

Depending on two-stroke equipment age, brand and owner preferences, keeping track of two-stroke oil mix ratios can be complicated. Professional lawn and landscape companies in particular face challenges when it comes to ensuring employees are using the correct mix ratio.



9 Awesome Things to Do at Daytona Bike Week

Daytona Bike Week Daytona Beach

Hi, rally fans! March is here, and you know what that means – it’s time for Daytona Bike Week. And, with the 78th-annual rally set to kick off Friday, March 8, the “World’s Biggest Motorcycle Festival” is set to draw hundreds of thousands of bikers for the 10-day event.