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I am a former engineer, graduated 1975 from UMASS-Lowell. After retiring from engineering, I took up selling AMSOIL because it improved the performance of my car and another layer of protection for my engine.

The industry has low-speed pre-ignition in its sights

Today’s smaller, hotter-running engines pose significant challenges to lubricants. The latest is a phenomenon called low-speed pre-ignition (LSPI), which can destroy pistons and connecting rods. What is LSPI? As its name implies, LSPI is the spontaneous ignition of the fuel/air […]

CHOOSING THE RIGHT DIESEL OILS

Signature Series 5W-30 (DHD) Newer Over-the-Road Trucks Mixed Fleets Signature Series 5W-30 is a versatile oil aimed at mixed fleets of diesel and gasoline vehicles, simplifying maintenance and lubricant inventory. Its extended-drain capability further maximizes convenience and minimizes downtime for […]

AMSOIL SABER 2-STROKE OIL CUTS COSTS 50 % OR MORE

Using a leaner mix ratio than the 50:1 ratio typically recommended by manufacturers can translate into significant savings. For this strategy to work, however, the oil must protect modern, hot-running two-stroke equipment from the negative effects of heat, including wear and […]

PERFECT PAIRING:

SIGNATURE SERIES MOTOR OIL AND EA® OIL FILTERS Combining premium motor oils with a premium oil filter is necessary for total engine protection Complete engine protection is a team sport. The long-term effectiveness of the quality motor oil is often […]

NEXT GENERATION DIESEL PROTECTION

6X More than What? The Detroit Diesel DD13 Scuffing test evaluates a lubricant’s ability to protect against wear between an uncoated piston ring and cylinder liner. What does that mean for diesel customers? Better protection against scuffing better protection against […]

Fuel Dilution Can Wreck Havoc On An Engine

Gasoline and diesel fuel are great solvents. Their solvency isn’t so great when gas or diesel fuels infiltrates your engine’s crankcase and contaminates the motor oil, a condition known as fuel dilution. Of course, vehicle owners prefer no fuel mixes […]

Variable Valve Timing Improves Engine Efficiency

Quality oil is vital for keeping sensitive components clean Variable valve timing (VVT) is one of the big-three engine technologies (along with turbocharging and direct fuel injection) automakers have turned to in the last several years to meet increasingly strict […]

GET READY FOR CHANGE

NEW AMSOIL SYNTHETIC DIESEL OILS: Diesel oil is undergoing a major change. The new API CK-4 and FA-4 diesel oil specifications are here, and an overhauled AMSOIL synthetic diesel oil lineup is on the way, bringing even New Specifications, New […]

PRESERVE TWO-STROKE EQUIPMENT POWER

AMSOIL SABER® Professional Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil (ATP) guarded against rpm loss 21 percent better than ECHO Power Blend* XTended Life* Universal 2-Stroke Oil** Lawn and landscape professionals, some of our best potential customers, must deliver impeccable service in the face […]