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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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How to maximise your motorcycle engine’s performance

Posted: 21st September 2017
Engine tuning and detuning affect the motorbike engine’s performance. Some modern motorbikes are equipped with an engine knock sensor that adjusts timing to compensate for low-octane petrol and eliminate engine knock – but it detunes the engine in that same process. Read more

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Is an Engine Flush Good or Bad?

Posted: 10th August 2017
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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Why Is My Engine Knocking? 3 Possible Explanations

Posted: 21st July 2017
There are a few different reasons why you might be dealing with a noisy engine – it could make a knocking, ticking… Read more

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Going green? How your engine oil impacts the environment

Posted: 29th June 2017
It is important to reflect on how fortunate we are to live on such a beautiful planet and how each one of… Read more

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How to improve fuel consumption

Posted: 12th May 2017
Vehicle manufacturers have made improving fuel consumption a top priority for some time. Car drivers are just as concerned with better efficiency and the question of “How to save fuel?” Read more

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Why and how to warm up a motorcycle before riding

Posted: 4th May 2017
As soon as you crawl out of bed tomorrow morning, try this experiment: run outside and sprint down the street. Aside from… Read more

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How to Change the Oil in your Motorbike

Posted: 8th February 2017
Changing your own oil is easy to do, and it saves you time and money. We broke down the process into step-by-step directions for both novice and experienced riders. Read more

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How to Check Gear Oil

Posted: 8th February 2017
It is a good idea to check your vehicle’s gear oil to monitor oil level and condition before the gear oil change is due. Check the oil immediately if the gearbox jerks, hesitates, shifts hard or if the oil is leaking. Here is a step by step guide. Read more

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Can I Mix Synthetic and Conventional Oil?

Posted: 8th February 2017
The simple answer: Yes. There is no danger mixing synthetic and conventional oil in your engine. However, conventional oil will detract from the superior performance of synthetic oil and reduce its benefits. Read more

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