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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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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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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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