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The Effects of Turbocharges and Gasoline Direct Injection

These increasingly common features of modern engines heighten power and efficiency, but also present serious The push toward smaller, fuel efficient, yet powerful engines has driven the development of several key technologies. Gasoline direct injection (GDI) and turbochargers are now […]

New Diesel Specifications Are Coming.

Fuel economy will be a major factor in the new requirements Fuel economy has been the topic of discussion in many Tech Talks over the past four years. Federal CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) regulations aimed at improving fuel economy […]

Performance Under Pressure:

Why Today’s Advanced Engines Require Advanced Oil Modern automotive engines eclipse their predecessors in nearly every category. They deliver more power and torque, use less fuel and produce fewer emissions – all in smaller, lighter and more reliable packages. A […]

Compressors Oils

Like fuel, water and electricity compressed air is a vital utility that we depend on to support our daily lives. We don’t receive a monthly compressed air bill from a utility company, so it’s easy to forget how necessary and […]

LUBRICATION 101: A Look at Basic Lubrication Concepts

Lubrication can be a daunting subject for someone unfamiliar with its basic concepts. Even someone with experience in the field can be confused by the multitude of lubricants available on the market today. Reviewing a few basic lubrication principles can […]

Internal Diesel Injector Deposits

Advancements in diesel fuel delivery systems have resulted in more power, improved fuel economy and fewer emissions. But one challenge remains: performance-robbing deposits. The HEUI System In the early 1990s, diesel engine manufacturers began seeking ways to increase fuel efficiency […]

Two and Four Stroke Engine Applications and Lubrication Needs

Two-stroke and four stroke engines are designed differently and operate under different conditions, requiring different lubrication methods. Internal combustion engines are used to produce mechanical power from the chemical energy contained in hydrocarbon fuels. The power producing part of the […]

Influencing the Influencers

AMSOIL partnered with the MOTORCYCLE MECHANICS INSTITUTE (MMI) and MARINE MECHANICS INSTITUTE (MMI) AMSOIL has entered a partnership with Universal Technical Institute (UTI) to become the official oil of its motorcycle and marine divisions, the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI) and […]

AMSOIL Quality-Control Measures Are Thorough And Extensive.

Other companies might tout their quality-control practices, but few approach the AMSOIL standard When visitors tour AMSOIL headquarters in Superior, Wis., they frequently comment on the cleanliness of the facilities. Whether you walk around the offices, distribution center or the […]

Synthetic Lubricants Excel in Temperature Extremes

Perhaps better known for their cold-temperature benefits, synthetics are equally beneficial in extreme heat. Summer is on the way; this winter has really been hard on everything! We often think of synthetics as low temperature properties maintain flow in sub-zero […]