Entries by Marc Roden

Motorcycle Oil: Do Zinc And Phosphorus Levels Matter Anymore?

A reader asks: I’ve got a Ducati Monster 1200. AMSOIL Metric 15W-50 Synthetic Motorcycle Oil is suggested for this model. This engine revs up to over 9000 rpm, so it needs oil with good wear protection and foaming resistance. What is the zinc and phosphorus content of this oil? I can’t find this information anywhere. […]

Motor Oil For Ford Transit Connect EcoBlue Diesel Engine

A reader asks: I’ve got a 2019 Ford Transit Connect van with the 1.5L EcoBlue diesel engine. It requires a motor oil meeting the Ford WSS-M2C214-B1 specification. The engine oil offered by Ford is Motorcraft SAE 5W-30 F-150 Diesel Motor Oil. Do you offer a motor oil that is correct for this engine? Our answer: Yes, […]

Switching To Synthetic Oil In 2-Stroke Sea-Doo?

A reader asks: I’m looking for oil for my 2003 Sea-Doo GTI 787 with a 2-stroke engine. The previous owner used the BRP XPS 2-Stroke Mineral Oil. I’m afraid to change to a different oil as I do not want to hurt the engine. What do you suggest? Our answer: Switching to a full synthetic […]

AMSOIL Now Offers Motor Oil For Ford F-150 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel

AMSOIL now offers a premium-quality synthetic motor oil for 3.0L V-6 turbo-diesel Power Stroke engines. This engine is an option for some 2018, 2019 and newer Ford F-150 pick-up truck models. The “DHD” AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic 5W-30 Diesel Oil now meets the Ford WSS-M2C214-B1 specification for the 3.0L Power Stroke engine. This motor […]

AMSOIL “Easy-Pack” Option Added To Five More Products

AMSOIL’s innovative Easy-Pack format has now made its way to five more products. Effective May 1st, 2019, the convenient Easy-Pack container is now an option for Signature Series ATF’s and yet more gear oil and transmission fluid options. Here are the new additions. “ATF” Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF “ATL” Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF […]

A Substitute For Mobil Epic 102 Grease?

A reader asks: Do you carry an equivalent of Mobil Epic EP 102 Grease? This will be used in medium-duty worm drives in both extreme winter cold and summer. Our answer: We believe that we have an upgrade over the semi-synthetic Mobil Epic EP 102 product. A unique aspect of Mobil Epic EP 102 is […]

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AMSOIL Interceptor Now Carries JASO FD Spec For Ski-Doo E-TEC

AMSOIL Interceptor Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil now meets and exceeds the requirements for the JASO FD industry specification. Why does this matter? Ski-Doo recently started recommending the use of JASO FD-compliant 2-stroke oils for their E-TEC snowmobile engines. AMSOIL Interceptor has been extensively tested for use in Ski-Doo E-TEC engines. The addition of this spec further […]

AMSOIL Now Offers Easy Pack For Marine and ATV/UTV Oil

AMSOIL now offers their ingenious “Easy Pack” format for two more products. Easy Pack options are now available for AMSOIL Marine Synthetic 75W-90 Gear Oil and AMSOIL ATV/UTV Synthetic Transmission and Differential Fluid. Each will be available in single US quart (946 ml) Easy Packs or cases of 12 units. This clever packaging allows for […]