Category: Maintenance and Service

Maintenance service information.

ATV & UTV engine oil testing
12 Sep

2022 September NEW ATV/UTV engine oil viscosities

4-Wheeler Engine Oil Two new Viscosities for ATV/UTV engine oil change Available in September 2022, AMSOIL offers two new viscosities made for ATV/UTV engine oil change service. AMSOIL (AUV30) 10W-30 and (AUV54) 5W-40 synthetic motor oil provide protection for hard-working and performance ATVs and UTVs, including those made by Honda,* Can-Am* and Kawasaki.* Download data […]

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Water and Honey Viscosity examples
20 Sep

Water and honey flow differently – that’s viscosity.

Water and honey flow differently – that’s viscosity. Source: AMSOIL Magazine, Preferred Customer Edition. Fall 2021, pg. 10-11 The physical properties of lubricants include important characteristics like viscosity, shear stability, high- and low temperature performance, water resistance and volatility. Lubrication science seeks to optimize a lubricant’s performance by managing these properties through use of different […]

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Outboard Marine
26 Aug

More Throttle Response

Photo by zibik on Unsplash Boaters See Less Exhaust and More Throttle Response Direct fuel injection (DFI) run leaner oil mix ratios to improve combustion efficiency and reduce exhaust emissions to meet EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) standards. However, these leaner gas-to-oil ratios means less oil available to provide the necessary oil film strength on cylinder […]

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High RPM marine engine oil
26 Aug

High RPM 4-stroke marine engine oil

Jetski Image by Herbert Aust from Pixabay… Thank you Herbert! High RPM marine engine oil Marine engine oil is constantly under load. AMSOIL manufactures its high rpm marine engine oil for 4-cycle water cooled (*NMMA FC-W) engines. Our customers find better throttle response and overall engine performance. AMSOIL 4-stroke marine engine oil The typical marine […]

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04 May

How to sell better quality oil to your customer.

Position you Shop for Greater Customer Loyalty with AMSOIL products Whether you are looking for products that support your standards for quality and reinforce your professional reputation, bring in new customers or help grow your bottom line, AMSOIL can help. Synthetics’ share of the North American lubricants market is growing. Consumers now generally accept that […]

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16 Apr

Snowblower Storage

Best practice for small engine storage Spring 2021, time to put away the snowblower and bring out the lawn mower. So before you switch over the yard equipment this spring, think about the best practice for long-term storage of that engine. Two simple things to remember; (1) the fuel and (2) the engine oil. Fuel […]

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Dash display settings for oil life monitor
12 Apr

Oil-life monitors keep improving, but they’re not perfect.

What happens when your vehicle’s oil-life monitor contradicts AMSOIL’s oil-change recommendations? Oil-life monitoring systems (OLMS) are standard on most vehicles today. Their prevalence the past several years has helped convince motorists to go longer between oil changes than the old 3,000-mile (4,800-km) standby, reducing waste oil and saving time and money. Today, it’s common for […]

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24 Mar

Second Major Small-Engine OEM Chooses AMSOIL

AMSOIL new product 15W-50, for Kohler Engines Nearly a decade ago, Briggs & Stratton* chose AMSOIL to formulate a new motor oil for its most demanding racing engines, AMSOIL Synthetic 4T Racing Oil. The partnership increased the AMSOIL brand recognition and credibility in the racing small-engine market and further growing acceptance among a lager customer […]

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