8 Overlooked Vehicle-Maintenance Services

Vehicle maintenance

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



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.



How Does a Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT) Work?

DCT Transmission

A DCT transmission is like two manual transmissions working together. One gear shaft contains the even gears, and the other contains the odd-numbered gears.



The History of Synthetic Oil (and AMSOIL)

Conventional motor oil helped doom German soldiers in the Battle of Stalingrad during World War II, intensifying efforts to find a better motor oil. Here’s the story of how synthetic oil came to be.



Best Places to Snowmobile You Should Experience at Least Once

Best places to snowmobile

The Midwest offers some of the best places to snowmobile in the country. Here’s our list of the top destinations to help you prepare for your next ride.



Watch this Two-Stroke Snowmobile Oil Comparison

Interceptor vs dominator

We ran a two-stroke snowmobile oil comparison to gauge the cold-flow properties of the top snowmobile oils on the market. Watch now.



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.



Should I Warm Up My Car in Winter?

Warm up car

It’s tempting to warm up your car in winter by letting it idle for several minutes. But doing so is not only ineffective, it can lead to increased engine wear.



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.



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.