8 Car Maintenance To-Dos at 200,000 Miles

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The average car on the road in the U.S. is 11 years old, and the average owner puts on 13,500 miles per year. If you’re one of these frugal folks – congratulations. 



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

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If you awoke this morning asking yourself, “Gee, I wonder what there is to know about motor oil,” you’re in luck. Here, we present a primer on motor oil fundamentals.



Transmission Flush vs Fluid Change: Which is Better?

It depends on what you want to accomplish. But, first of all, check your owner’s manual to see if your vehicle manufacturer recommends one instead of the other.



Should I Warm Up My Motorcycle Before Riding?

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As soon as you crawl out of bed tomorrow morning, try this experiment: run outside and sprint down the street. Aside from embarrassment over your jammies (or lack thereof), how do you suppose you’ll feel?



Entombed 50 Years, Miss Belvedere Still Turns Heads

Miss Belvedere finally finds a home After 10 years of de-rusting and restoration, Miss Belvedere finally found a suitor in the form of Historic Auto Attractions, in Roscoe, Ill. The Smithsonian rejected her. And, while other auto museums offered to display her temporarily, none wanted her around permanently. Now, someone has stepped up to the

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What are CAFÉ Standards?

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As expected, the EPA recently announced its decision to relax the Obama-era corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards that had set 54.5 mpg as the target automakers were supposed to meet by 2025.



8 Hot AMSOIL Products for Your Hot Rod

Back to the 50s 2016 Classic Car

If you’re anything like us, the highly anticipated sights and sounds of hot rods, muscle cars and restomods returning to the open road makes you a bit giddy. It’s a sure sign of road trips, car shows and all things summer.



Is Becoming an AMSOIL Dealer Worth It?

Put it this way – if I were a gearhead and didn’t work at AMSOIL, I’d be an AMSOIL Dealer. Here’s why. The AMSOIL Dealership opportunity has been around since 1973. Some Dealers have been able to grow their businesses into full-time jobs while others enjoy selling part-time as a way to fund their passion,

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Should You Use Diesel Competition Oil?

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April is here, and for those who love to spend time at the drag strip challenging their reaction time, on a dirt strip hooked to a sled, or tied down on a roller dyno grunting for power, the diesel competition season is upon us.



Why Does My Car’s Engine Burn Oil?

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The simple answer: It’s probably wearing out. Over time, the piston rings have likely become worn or stuck in their grooves, preventing them from sealing tightly against the cylinder wall.