How to Pick the Right Motor Oil for Your Car

conventional and synthetic oil

The glut of motor oils available can quickly induce analysis paralysis. How do you pick the right motor oil for your car?



What Motor Oil is Best for Winter? (And Other Cold-Weather Questions)

Synthetic oil is best for winter. We’re done here. If only it were that simple. But most people want empirical data to support such claims. Well, take a look at the video. We cooled a conventional 5W-30 motor oil and AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil to -40º. As you can see, the conventional

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What is the Shelf Life of AMSOIL Synthetic Lubricants?

Pouring oil

AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are designed to retain their original performance after a reasonable period of time in your garage or storeroom. Proper storage ensures the freshest, most effective products possible.



AMSOIL vs. Mobil 1: How We Perform

AMSOIL provides 46% better protection against viscosity breakdown than Mobil 1

Most lists of top-10 performance mods include a turbocharger, supercharger, nitrous oxide or updated engine tune. Increasing the engine’s oxygen intake also increases fuel, which boosts power.



How Engine Wear & Deposits Kill Horsepower

custom show truck at show

Most people equate engine wear and deposits with a sudden, catastrophic engine failure that leaves you stranded alongside the road. In reality, wear and deposits are more likely to erode engine power and efficiency over time. Here’s how it works and what you can do about it.



Team Hybrid Continues Setting Import Tuner Standard

AMSOIL-sponsored Team Hybrid has dominated the import tuner scene for almost 24 years. The team has perfected the art of winning despite heavy competition. Its ever-increasing trophy haul, multiple awards and substantial magazine coverage have proven its stature.



AMSOIL 2018 Year in Review (Part 2)

Lincoln Lemieux Win Duluth

Continuing where we left off after the first half of the year, here’s what AMSOIL was up to for the second half of 2018. Thanks again to Lindsay Premo for contributing her expertise on the race & event highlights of 2018.



AMSOIL 2018 Year in Review (Part 1)

The time has come to reflect on the happenings of the previous year while looking forward to the promise of a new one.



We’re Into Tractor Pulling

The need for power and speed is an age-old desire dating back to the chariot races of ancient Rome. It’s since inspired all manner of racing and events. Competitors today can drive everything from modified lawnmowers to top-fuel dragsters capable of more than 11,000 horsepower. 



How Much Oil Does My Car Need?

The answer seems simple: probably about five quarts. But, if you drive a small car with a four-cylinder engine, it’s likely closer to four quarts. However, the V-8 engine in your truck could require about seven quarts. My in-laws’ RAM diesel pickup takes 12 quarts of motor oil.