News & Updates

Problems With & Solutions for Hydraulic Power

A hydraulic power system comprises a motor, sump, pump, valves, actuators, and hydraulic fluid. Shop AMSOIL's hydraulic fluid to ensure protection from potential hydraulic problems like heat degradation, air contamination & water contamination.

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Winter Motorcycle Storage

Winter motorcycle storage is straightforward & easy. Read more to learn tips for how to store your motorcycle appropriately so it’s ready to ride in the spring and learn how AMSOIL's additives can keep your oil fresh all winter long.

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Understanding Viscosity

The viscosity of fluid, also known as dynamic viscosity or absolute viscosity, refers to a fluid’s resistance to flow. This resistance is a result of a shearing stress within a flowing fluid and between the fluid and the container it’s in.

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Stop the Chatter

AMSOIL synthetic gear lubes and Slip Lock Differential Additive offer exceptional protection and minimal chatter in limited-slip differentials. Synthetic gear lubes from AMSOIL are limited-slip capable so they don’t usually require the addition of another friction-modifier additive.

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Upgrading Your Differential Cover

Considering upgrading your differential cover? Take a look at some tips for improving performance and check out AMSOIL's Severe Gear gear lube to help!

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Mobil 1 Vs. AMSOIL: Which is Better?

Engine enthusiasts are always looking to modify their vehicles to create more power. Some common modifications include performance exhaust, engine tune-up, increased intake, nitrous and more—but never an upgrade in your motor oil.

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Natural Gas Motor Oil: Is It Better?

Is motor oil made from natural gas more exceptional than other oils? Yes, it is better than conventional oils, but so are most other high-quality synthetic motor oils, like AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil.

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Timing Chain Stretch Issues

Many experts are of the opinion that soot is responsible for turbocharged gasoline-direct-injected engines suffering from timing chain stretch. Protect your engine with AMSOIL synthetic oil.

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Do Motor Oil Additives Really Work?

Do oil additives really work and should you use them? AMSOIL's fully-formulated synthetic oils already provide exceptional protection and performance, and additives can actually detract from performance.

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2-Stroke or 4-Stroke Dirt Bikes?

Before you determine whether to purchase a 2-stroke or a 4-stroke dirt bike, consider how you will be riding the bike. Learn more about the pros and cons of 2-stroke and 4-stroke dirt bikes.

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How to Use AMSOIL Power Foam

One of the main reasons that people get rid of lawnmowers, string trimmers, chainsaws or other equipment is because it starts hard and runs rough due to carbon buildup in the engine. AMSOIL Power Foam is the answer to these dirty carburetor problems.

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AMSOIL Signature Series Clear Engine Test Winner

AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil achieved exceptional results in one of the new engine tests necessary to meet API SP and ILSAC GF-6 requirements–the Sequence IIIH Test

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Tips for Optimal Boat Performance

Owning a boat can present challenges if you don’t keep up with regular maintenance. Extend your marine motor's life with AMSOIL marine products.

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Return to the Desert

The first post-COVID racing event of the season was attended heartily by desert racers and fans alike.

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Why Brad Lovell Loves Broncos

Brad Lovell and his brother, Roger, grew up in Colorado Springs, CO and spent their childhood camping and off-roading in the mountains with their family’s ’83 and ’88 Ford Broncos.

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Mixing Synthetic & Conventional Oil

It is not dangerous to mix synthetic and traditional motor oil, but we wouldn’t recommend it. Diluting the performance of synthetic oil by mixing conventional oil in with it will only detract from your engine’s ability to run ideally.

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The Best High Heat Motor Oil

Learn which motor oils are most effective in high-heat situations and how to care for your engine. AMSOIL synthetic motor oil can protect your engine from deposits and sludge, maintaining it for a longer and healthier life.

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Traveling with an RV

Now is a fantastic time to take to the open road while exploring in an RV. Many families have recently purchased and rented RVs for safer means of transportation. Be sure to read through these RV travel and maintenance tips before your trip!

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How Does AMSOIL Perform in the Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight?

2016 saw the introduction of Harley’s Milwaukee-Eight V-twin engine increasing power and lowering the heat of the engine—so how does AMSOIL work in the Harley engine?

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Harley V-Twin Oil Change Kits

A few popular requests from V-twin riders include kits for newer Harley motorcycles with the Milwaukee-Eight* engine and kits with a black filter option in addition to chrome.

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What is Break-In Oil & Why/When Should It Be Used?

Keeping an engine up to date is a consistent fight against deterioration. This wear on your engine can lead to not only costly damage, but a reduction in compression—which can compromise your engine’s power.

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How to Keep Your Marine Motor Running Well Long-Term

Hear from an AMSOIL Mechanical Lab technician about potential marine motor issues and what is necessary to make sure their motors perform exceptionally for years to come.

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Finding the Best Diesel Oil

Purchasing a diesel truck is a significant investment, and you don’t want to compromise when it comes to protection. AMSOIL’s diesel oils are among the best in the market, delivering optimum diesel engine protection, effectively preserving the horsepower you desire and keeping you on the road.

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How Oil is Impacted by Start-Stop Engines

Almost all technologies influencing the auto industry have one common goal: the best possible fuel economy. Start-stop engines are another means car manufacturers have at their disposal to make sure vehicles adhere to tomorrow’s increasing fuel-economy regulations.

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Extend Turbodiesel Engine Life

Turbodiesel vehicles have established a loyal customer base in North America. Follow these sound maintenance practices to extend the life of these powerful and expensive engines...

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Reduce Costs & Maximize Cold-Weather Reliability with Fuel Additives

Motorists favor diesels for their towing capacity, fuel efficiency and excellent durability. But cost of ownership and cold weather can pose challenges. As performance concentrates, AMSOIL diesel fuel additives help reduce overall costs and combat the negative effects of cold temperatures...

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Why Motor Oil Deteriorates

Like just about everything else, motor oil has a lifespan. Even the best oils eventually require you to change them. Historically, many motorists like the convenience of changing oil with the seasons, visiting the quick lube or pulling the ramps out of their garage each spring and fall...

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A Victory for Consumer Freedom

AMSOIL continues to fight the false narrative advanced by some original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that you must use the OEM brand of parts and lubricants in your vehicles and equipment to maintain your new-vehicle warranties...

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Optimum ATV Life & Performance

ATVs and UTVs used for racing, trail riding, heavy hauling and nearly every other application share at least one trait: they pose significant challenges to the fluids that protect them. Despite spending thousands to purchase and modify their machines, some enthusiasts mistakenly see no reason for using premium fluids when performing service...

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New ATV/UTV Oil Change Kits Offer Maximum Convenience

AMSOIL ATV/UTV Oil Change Kits combine everything needed to perform an oil change on the most popular models of Polaris ATVs and UTVs in one convenient package...

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Internal Diesel Injector Deposits: A New Twist on an Old Problem

Advancements in diesel fuel delivery systems have resulted in more power, improved fuel economy and fewer emissions. But one challenge remains: performance-robbing deposits. AMSOIL diesel fuel additives address the problem...

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