Break-In Oil: What is it and When Do I Use it?

Break in oil

Break-in oil seals the piston rings to the cylinder wall for maximum power and minimum oil consumption. Here’s how it works and when to use it.



What Does Horsepower Mean?

Challenger burnout

One horsepower equals 33,000 ft·lbf/min (about 745 watts). We explain what it all means – and its connection to the London beer-making industry – here.



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.



ILSAC GF-6, API SP & dexos: Making Sense of New Oil Specifications

Oil dipstick

AMSOIL synthetic motor oils meet or exceed the latest performance specifications, including GM dexos1 Gen 2, ILSAC GF-6 and API SP.



What’s the Best Oil for Turbo Cars?

Turbocharged engine

Industry testing shows that AMSOIL delivers excellent protection for turbo cars, limiting deposits on the turbo bearing and shaft. See the results.



A Closer Look at Biodiesel

Diesel truck

Biodiesel offers a few benefits, like increased lubricity and cetane, but it also presents challenges. Here’s what you can do.



How to Change the Oil in your Motorcycle

Changing motorcycle oil

To change oil in a motorcycle, you just need a few simple tools and about 30 minutes. Here are step-by-step directions to walk you through the process.



9 Awesome Things to Do at Daytona Bike Week

Daytona Bike Week Daytona Beach

Daytona Bike Week offers nearly limitless opportunities for sun and fun. Our rally experts put together this list of must-see sights in the area.



Should I Warm Up My Motorcycle Before Riding?

Warm up motorcycle

Warm up your motorcycle for about a minute to ensure the piston expands gradually and the oil has circulated throughout the engine.



How to Check Power Steering Fluid (and When to Change it)

Check power steering fluid

There are a couple ways to change power steering fluid, depending on your technical know-how. Here’s how.