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

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



Why Does My Engine Knock? 3 Possible Explanations.

Do you hear an engine knocking sound when you hit the gas? It could be due to pre-ignition or detonation. Here’s what you can do about it.



Engine Detuning Kills Performance: Here’s What You Can Do

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Though many motorcycle owners don’t realize it, their bikes may be equipped with electronics that detect engine knock. When the computer adjusts ignition timing to eliminate knock, performance suffers.