Busting the 3,000 Mile Oil Change Myth Andy Arendt|Feb 13, 2018 10:40 AM Changing your oil every 3,000 miles is a practice passed down for generations. The origin likely stems from the noble effort to provide consumers with a simple
11 Easy Tips to Make Your Car Last Longer: Advice from AMSOIL Gearheads Daisy Quaker|Jun 30, 2017 2:48 PM I’ll be honest – I can’t drop a new set of gears in a rear differential or install a performance cam.
What’s the Difference Between DOT 3 and DOT 4 Brake Fluid? John Baker|Feb 27, 2018 10:12 AM The primary difference between Dot 3 and Dot 4 is their respective boiling points. I suspect I know your next question. But first,
Help Revive Equipment that Runs Rough John Baker|Feb 15, 2018 9:21 AM Judging someone’s character can be boiled down to this key question: do they love going to the dump? An affirmative answer indicates a visionary – one who sees
How Do I Switch from Conventional to Synthetic Oil? John Baker|Mar 14, 2018 9:16 AM To borrow a famous slogan, just do it. There is still some confusion about changing to a different type of oil in vehicles, particularly older
Do Older Vehicles Need High Zinc Motor Oil? John Baker| Thanks to Hugh Ashburn for asking this question on our Facebook page. I assume when you say “older,” you mean a classic car or hot rod with a flat-tappet camshaft. Compared
The Pros and Cons of Semi-Synthetic Oils and Synthetic Blends Andy Arendt|Sep 22, 2017 9:20 AM Scott D. Galbreath asks via our Facebook page about the pros and cons of synthetic blend motor oils. Thanks for the question, Scott. Making sense of
How to Fix Diesel Fuel Gelling with Cold Flow Improvers Mark Nyholm|Jan 23, 2018 4:51 PM I don’t know about where you live, but winter in Minnesota hit pretty hard starting in November, and it seems Old Man Winter is
How a Differential Works (and the Type of Gear Lube to Use) John Baker|Mar 06, 2018 10:29 AM Think of all the devices we take for granted that improve our lives. The refrigerator. The microprocessor. The air conditioner. The spork.
What’s the Minimum I Should Drive My Car? And Other Storage Tips. Jamie Jarvi|Feb 02, 2018 8:55 AM There are daily driver vehicles that clock thousands of miles each year. There are seasonal vehicles that only clock hundreds. And then