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Synthetic Oil vs Conventional Oil: The Definitive Guide

Posted: 5th March 2019
Synthetic oil provides improved wear protection, engine cleanliness and fuel efficiency, among other benefits. Find out what makes synthetic oil better than conventional oil. Read more

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Is an Engine Flush Good or Bad?

Posted: 26th February 2019
What is an engine flush? How does engine sludge and deposits form? Is an engine flush necessary? Engine Flush as part of a good maintenance regime. Read more

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AMSOIL vs. Mobil 1: How We Perform

Posted: 15th February 2019
In fact, AMSOIL fights viscosity breakdown 46 percent* better than Mobil 1. AMSOIL stands up to the devastating effects of high-horsepower, modern engines for maximum protection. Read more

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How Engine Wear and Engine Deposits Kill Horsepower

Posted: 15th January 2019
Most people equate engine wear and engine deposits with a sudden, catastrophic engine failure that leaves you stranded alongside the road. Engine wear and engine deposits are more likely to erode engine power and efficiency over time. Here’s how it works and what you can do about it. Read more

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Exhibiting at Autosport International Show: Meet us in Birmingham

Posted: 14th December 2018
Old Hall Performance (OHP), our official distributor in the UK, will be exhibiting. Visit us at Stand E722 to become a UK distributor or stock up your AMSOIL synthetics! Read more

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Why Does Car Oil Turn Black?

Posted: 6th December 2018
What causes black car oil? And when your car oil darkens, does it mean that it’s time to change it? Well, there are a couple of factors that can cause the former. Let’s dig in. Read more

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What is Fuel Dilution and Why is it Bad?

Posted: 5th November 2018
Fuel dilution occurs when petrol or diesel fuel infiltrate your engine’s crankcase and dilute, or “water down,” the car engine oil. What causes fuel dilution and how much is too much? Read more

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Car Maintenance Checklist at 200,000 Miles

Posted: 5th October 2018
The average car on the road in the U.K. is 8 years old, and the average owner puts on 7,800 miles per year. A vehicle that has accumulated 200,000 miles is going to have a few battle scars. Here, we offer this maintenance checklist to help keep your 200,000-mile warrior humming along. Read more

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Why is there sludge in my car radiator?

Posted: 13th September 2018
Sludge are one of the common symptoms of larger problems. Left unchecked, it’ll plug the radiator, heater core or fluid passages, resulting in overheating and expensive repairs. Read more

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Why do European Cars Require Special Oil?

Posted: 7th August 2018
European cars such as BMW are higher maintenance than Japanese cars. Not only that, but they require specialised oil that differs in many ways from car engine oil you use in your Ford. Here are four reasons why. Read more

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How Does Fully Synthetic Oil Improve Fuel Consumption?

Posted: 25th June 2018
Improve fuel consumption remains a top priority for most car manufacturers. One strategy car manufacturers are using is widespread use of fully synthetic oils. How do fully synthetic oils improve fuel consumption compared to conventional oils? Read more

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A Beginner’s Guide to Car Engine Oil: What You Need to Know

Posted: 11th June 2018
Car engine oil is one of the most important factors in your engine’s performance and longevity. Here, we present a primer on car engine oil fundamentals. Read more

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Why Is My Car’s Engine Burning Oil?

Posted: 22nd May 2018
The simple answer: It’s probably wearing out. Over time, the piston rings have likely become worn or stuck in grooves, preventing them from sealing tightly against the cylinder wall. Read more

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How Do I Switch from Conventional Oil to Synthetic Oil?

Posted: 13th April 2018
Switching to synthetic oil doesn't require anything special. Just do it. But first, flush your engine if you’d like. Read more

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8 Overlooked Vehicle Maintenance Services that Can Help Extend Vehicle Life

Posted: 14th March 2018
Despite the hassle and cost of unplanned maintenance, too many of us ignore our vehicles until something fails. These eight often overlooked vehicle maintenance services will help avoid expensive car repairs and boost vehicle performance. Read more

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Busting the 3000-mile Oil Change Myth

Posted: 27th February 2018
Engine oil lubricates the engine parts and prevents wear. The oil gets dirty as it cleans the engine. Its lubricating properties do not last forever. Engine oil needs changing regularly. But how often should you do an oil change? Read more

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5 Cheap Ways to Increase Horsepower (Under £400)

Posted: 12th January 2018
More horsepower! It’s the rallying cry of all gearheads, whether you secretly wish you were Brian O’Connor when passing cars in your Mitsubishi Eclipse… Read more

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Autosport International Show - AMSOIL Distributors WANTED!

Posted: 18th December 2017
We are excited to announce that AMSOIL will be exhibiting at Autosport International Show in January 2018, showcasing the latest additions to the AMSOIL synthetic oil range and opening our doors to new UK-based distributors. Read more

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Top 5 Dirt Bike Maintenance Tips

Posted: 30th October 2017
This blog was kindly written and provided by the AMSOIL distributor Old Hall Performance. Love it or hate it, motorbike maintenance… Read more

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Meet the AMSOIL team at the Dirt Bike Show!

Posted: 12th October 2017
The AMSOIL team is going to Europe's largest indoor off-road event, the Dirt Bike Show, and so should you! The show is taking place this October 26-29, and it will feature live action displays and stunts, competitions, interviews with high-profile riders, and much more. Read more

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