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August 10, 2017

Top Ten Advantages for AMSOIL Dealers

If you are already a dedicated user of AMSOIL’s products and recognize the long-term benefits and value, why not pass your positive experiences on to others and make some money? Discounts and commissions that you will receive as an AMSOIL Dealer can provide supplemental income, become a start of a successful business, and may result in financial independence. Independent-minded people are often looking at starting their own side-business. An AMSOIL Dealership is a natural for “testing the waters” on your own time and at your own pace. Dealers who market the best products in any industry have an advantage. In […]
July 4, 2017

AAA Testing Affirms Superiority of Synthetic Oils

AAA recently conducted in-depth testing to determine if it’s worth paying more for synthetic oil over conventional oil. The answer is a resounding “yes.” AMSOIL introduced the world to synthetic motor oil in 1972, and has been extolling the benefits ever since. While AMSOIL Inc. has been joined by many vehicle and equipment manufacturers and competing motor oil companies over the years, the American Automobile Association (AAA) is the most recent company to promote the benefits of using synthetics. The popular club recently conducted in-­depth testing to determine if it’s worth paying more for synthetic oil over conventional oil. The answer […]
June 26, 2017

High Performance Oil for Race Car Engines

High performance engines, such as those in race cars, are precision machines that require premium lubrication to operate and maintain their maximum performance. As racing professionals know, lubricating oils can undergo a number of changes during operation. From shock loading to temperature extremes and various pressures at differing RPMs, only those oils tailored specifically for high performance racing engines should be considered for these applications. Regular motor oils and lubricants cannot provide the necessary stability to perform in such demanding requirements. However, it is important to understand what qualities to consider when selecting a high performance engine oil or lubricant such […]
June 12, 2017

The Benefits of Biodegradable Hydraulic Oils

Environmental sustainability has become a worldwide concern. There are both social and economic elements attached to sustainability initiatives, but the principal intent is to reduce or eliminate the continued degradation of critical global resources like air and water. To this end, responsible manufacturers have adjusted formulations and created new “greener” products. In many cases, the alternative solutions have performed better and cost less than the original products. In the automotive industry, there have been substantial improvements to both vehicles and supporting merchandise, but experts continue to cite automotive and heavy equipment products among the most destructive to our environment. AMSOIL’s […]
May 11, 2017

AMSOIL Beats Mobil1® and Royal Purple® In Industry-Standard Testing

AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil protects against harmful deposits on turbochargers 4X better than Mobil1® Extended Performance and 3.6X better than Royal Purple® in industry-standard testing* AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil was tested against two competing brands to determine its level of protection against deposit formation in high-heat turbocharger applications. THE TEST The TEOST 33C test (ASTM D6335) is an industry standard bench test that simulates turbocharger operating conditions. According to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), it is “designed to predict the high temperature deposit forming tendencies of an engine oil.” To meet the […]
May 8, 2017

The Benefits Of Becoming an AMSOIL Preferred Customer

At Best Oil, we value our customers and their loyalty, which is why we encourage customers to consider AMSOIL’s Preferred Customer Program. You can join this program for only $10 for a 6 month trial (or $20 per year). As a member of the program, you can purchase all AMSOIL products at wholesale cost – without actually having to own an AMSOIL dealership. This program is designed for those customers who prefer our high-quality products, but want to purchase at wholesale pricing factory-direct. Why join? Preferred Customer memberships are recommended for those who want the lowest possible prices on superior lubricants, […]
May 3, 2017

New AMSOIL V-Twin SAE 15W-60 Synthetic Motorcycle Oil Provides Upgraded Protection for Indian Scout, Victory Motorcycles

Available May 1, new AMSOIL 15W-60 Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil (MSV) expands the V-Twin family. It is recommended for the popular Indian* Scout* and all Victory* motorcycles, providing opportunities for sales where none existed before. Like the rest of the V-Twin line, 15W-60 Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil is designed to resist extreme heat and deliver excellent wear protection. Summer riding can cause engine temperatures to skyrocket, especially in slow-moving rally or parade traffic, which places added stress on the oil and invites chemical breakdown and wear. AMSOIL 15W-60 Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil’s outstanding heat resistance helps bikers ride with confidence in […]
April 2, 2017

Announcement of Passing of AMSOIL Founder Al Amatuzio

On April 1, AMSOIL, Inc. announced the passing of AMSOIL founder, Al Amatuzio. He passed peacefully on the night of Friday March 31 in his home, surrounded by loved ones. Al was known throughout his community and the AMSOIL organization for his drive, tenacity and passion. Born on May 6, 1924 in Duluth, MN, Al’s entrepreneurial instincts began when he was young. He sold newspapers and magazines, collected scrap iron and worked hard to help support the family through difficult times. Al went on to serve in the Merchant Marines and the Air Force, and eventually in the Duluth, MN, […]
March 28, 2017

Comparing Synthetic Oils – Finding the Better Brand

Synthetic oil outperforms conventional motor oils in cars, trucks, recreational vehicles, marine outboard motors and even lawn mowers—anything that has an engine. Synthetic oils are engineered from chemical compounds. But not all synthetic oils are created equal. Each manufacturer of synthetic oil, including AMSOIL, has its own formulations. Blended oils Conventional petroleum products can be blended with synthetic oils to improve performance in your vehicle and cut down on sludge and generally improve performance. This is less expensive than 100% synthetic oils but blends are usually not as effective for preventing wear and the build-up of residue, and do not […]
March 16, 2017

The difference between semi-synthetic and “real” synthetic oil

Informed drivers dream of running their engines on real synthetic oil since they know it provides more benefits than conventional oil. If they can’t, they may choose to strike a bargain and opt for semi-synthetic oils which are usually better than conventional oils, but at a lower price point than a full synthetic oil. What makes synthetic oil so efficient but with a higher price point? High Precision Purification and Composition A quality synthetic oil is formulated down to its basic molecules to eliminate impurities. After this, the oil is reformulated with additive packages to fit the dynamic demands of […]