Comparison Testing

A Study of Motorcycle Oils

by AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil Dealer

Part 1 of 5 in the series: Comparison Testing

Part 1 of 5 in the series: Comparison TestingThe second edition of the AMSOIL “Study of Motorcycle Oils” (part # G2156) is now available. See how 32 of the top selling motorcycle oils compare in the most critical areas of motorcycle performance. This no-frills study was designed to help consumers make informed decisions when selecting […]

AMSOIL 10w30 Comparative Testing

by AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil Dealer

Part 2 of 5 in the series: Comparison Testing

Part 2 of 5 in the series: Comparison TestingAMSOIL Synthetic 10W-30 Motor Oil (ATM) and 10 competing conventional, synthetic and synthetic blend 10W-30 motor oils were subjected to a series of motor oil tests. The competing oils included petroleum-based Castrol GTX, Chevron Supreme, Shell Formula, Valvoline SynPower, Mobil1 Extended Performance, Motorcraft Synthetic Blend, Kendall GT-1 […]

AMSOIL 10w30: API Sequence IIIF Test

by AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil Dealer

Part 3 of 5 in the series: Comparison Testing

Part 3 of 5 in the series: Comparison TestingThe Sequence IIIF test is a stringent API SL, ILSAC GF-3 test designed to measure oil thickening and piston deposits in high temperature service, as well as provide information on valve train wear. The test is designed to emulate high-speed service under high ambient conditions. Objective Subject […]

Superior Filtration = Reduced Costs, Extended Life

by AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil Dealer

Part 4 of 5 in the series: Comparison Testing

Part 4 of 5 in the series: Comparison TestingA great deal of emphasis is placed on the importance of using of the most advanced high-quality lubricants, but superior filtration is often taken for granted. The general attitude displayed by many consumers is to use whatever is cheapest, even when they’ve invested in superior lubrication. While […]

NOACK Volatility: A Critical Measurement of Quality

by AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil Dealer

Part 5 of 5 in the series: Comparison Testing

Part 5 of 5 in the series: Comparison TestingAMSOIL was the first motor oil company in North America to use the NOACK volatility test to measure motor oil quality and performance. Although competing motor oil companies initially paid no attention to NOACK results, the test has since become a critical measurement tool throughout the industry. […]