Entries by Marc Roden

2020 Arctic Cat Snowmobile Engine Oil Recommendations

Here is the 2020 Arctic snowmobile line-up along with the correct AMSOIL synthetic oil for each engine option. 2020 Arctic Cat Snowmobile Highlights Arctic Cat is leaner and meaner for 2020 with the deletion of several models from past years. However, they did concentrate their efforts to deliver a very interesting, no-nonsense line-up for this […]

2020 Polaris Snowmobile Engine Oil Recommendations

Below is a list of the 2020 Polaris snowmobile line-up along with an AMSOIL Synthetic Oil suggestion for each model and engine option. There are a few new Polaris models for the 2020 season. The highlight is a new specialized mountain sled called the RMK KHAOS. They have also introduced an economical 550cc mountain machine […]

2020 Ski-Doo Snowmobile Engine Oil Recommendations

Here are our oil recommendations for the 2020 Ski-Doo snowmobile line-up. Ski-Doo’s product line sees modest changes for 2020. However, one of the big highlights is the revamping of Expedition line of touring/utility sleds. These models now ride on Ski-Doo’s top-shelf REV Gen4 chassis. Another interesting addition is the optional “Expert” package for the Summit […]

AMSOIL Releases New Upper Cylinder Lubricant Gasoline Additive

AMSOIL has released a brand-new gasoline additive for cars and trucks. AMSOIL Upper Cylinder Lubricant is an inexpensive additive that has three key functions. What Does AMSOIL Upper Cylinder Lubricant Do? First of all, this product provides lubrication to the very top end of the cylinder. Tight tolerances in engines can prevent adequate amounts of […]

AMSOIL Releases New 5W-30 Motor Oil For Small Engines

AMSOIL has released a 100% Synthetic 5W-30 Small Engine Oil. This product is ideal for any utility or lawn/garden engine requiring a 5W-30 or straight-30 motor oil. This oil is suitable for small engines powered by gasoline, diesel, liquid propane or natural gas. Why Did AMSOIL Make A 5W-30 Small Engine Oil? This product joins […]

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. […]