The average operating temperature of a passenger car/light truck engine is up to 235ºF, and higher under heavy loads. Motorists are becoming more familiar with the technologies responsible for this increased heat, specifically turbochargers and direct fuel injection. Automakers are designing engines using these performance-enhancing technologies to keep pace with increasingly strict fuel economy and […]
Premium Protection for High-Horsepower Ford Mustangs
AMSOIL adds 5W-50 viscosity to its Signature Series line.
Combining sports styling and muscle with options that appeal to the mass market, the Ford Mustang is widely considered an American classic. Introduced at the New York World’s Fair on April 17, 1964 and buoyed by network advertising and appearances as the […]
The Debate Over Reduced ZDDP and Wear Protection
Do modern motor oils formulated with reduced zinc and phosphorus anti-wear additives provide adequate engine protection? It’s a question some industry insiders, auto enthusiasts and motorists have been asking for years. And as engine builders and classic-car owners continue to experience engine failures they attribute to reduced zinc […]
For years, AMSOIL and its Dealers have actively addressed concerns over new vehicle and equipment warranties. As millions of satisfied AMSOIL customers know, using AMSOIL synthetic lubricants or practicing extended drain intervals do not void new vehicle or equipment warranties. Some original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), however, try to revive old fears about warranty coverage in […]
Oil, whether synthetic or petroleum-based, consists of molecular chains of hydrogen and carbon atoms, referred to as hydrocarbons. Petroleum crude oil is a thick, highly flammable dark-brown or greenish liquid with high energy densities. Many contaminating elements exist in this complex mixture of hydrocarbons, including sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen and metal components such as nickel or vanadium. Petroleum […]
AMSOIL synthetic ATV/UTV lubricants provide hard-working and performance ATVs and UTVs upgraded performance and protection.
ATV and UTV owners invest thousands of dollars in their machines and accessories to improve utility and performance. Owners, particularly UTV owners, often purchase expensive upgrades, including roof panels, doors, winches, skid plates and snow plows. These upgrades are done to improve […]