Saturday, February 25, 2017

Diesel Engine Protection

Engine Protection
Wear ProtectionExcessive wear to diesel cylinder liners and rings leads to increased oil consumption and loss of compression, reducing horsepower and fuel economy.
Independent testing shows AMSOIL Heavy-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil delivers 4X more protection against wear than required by Detroit Diesel’s standard*. In the same test, AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil provides 6X more wear protection than required by the standard*.
Detroit Diesel, a leader in diesel engine technology, sets a standard for measuring cylinder liner and ring wear with its DD13 Scuffing Test for the DFS 93K222 specification. Testing of AMSOIL synthetic diesel oils was conducted by an independent lab in accordance with the following parameters:
More Protection and Confidence
The test simulates real-world use with a modified Detroit Diesel DD13 diesel engine running for 200 hours. Cylinder liner scuffing and top ring wear are measured and used oil analysis is performed to determine wear levels during the test.
With our top-grade synthetic diesel oils under your hood, you can be confident that there’s more than enough protection to handle the demands of your performance modifications and keep your diesel running strong in the most severe conditions.
*Detroit Diesel DD13 Scuffing Test for Specification DFS 93K222  

Robert Bruton Independent AMSOIL Dealer
Bruton Motor Sports
888-658-6669

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Signature Series Motor Oil and Ea® Oil Filters

Combining premium motor oil with a premium oil filter is necessary for total engine protection.
Complete engine protection is a team sport. The long-term effectiveness of a quality motor oil is often hindered by poor filtration. At the same time, the superior capabilities of a premium oil filter remain unrealized when combined with a sub-par motor oil. A pairing of top-quality oil and filtration is required for best results, especially with the advanced technology found in modern vehicles.

Protecting the Latest Technology

Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
The majority of vehicles rolling off the assembly line today feature variable valve timing (VVT). Every component in the system must function properly in order to advance or retard valve timing at the correct intervals. The solenoid pictured, from a 3.5L Ford* EcoBoost* engine, contains openings .007 of an inch across, which is about the thickness of two sheets of paper. The slightest amount of deposits in these openings can restrict oil flow and negatively affect the system.
AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil resists deposits and sludge, while the superior efficiency of Ea Oil Filters traps and holds any existing deposits that could compromise VVT components. ­
Turbochargers
Turbochargers are predicted to be in most new passenger cars/light trucks by 2020. This technology increases engine efficiency and performance, but at the cost of elevated engine temperatures. Low-quality motor oil increases the risk for high-temperature bearing deposits that lead to reduced turbocharger performance or failure.
Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil protects against harmful deposits on turbochargers 4X better than Mobil 1® Extended Performance and 3.6X better than Royal Purple® in industry-standard testing**. AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters are engineered to maintain the higher oil flow rate of modern engines, sending the appropriate amount of filtered oil to the turbocharger’s vital bearing. Bearing clearances, in general, have become tighter, making filter efficiency even more important to prevent engine damage.
Tag Team Protection
Working in tandem, AMSOIL Signature Series Motor Oil and AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters provide complete engine protection. Signature Series Motor Oil withstands the rigors of extreme heat and resists deposits and sludge, while Ea Oil Filters provide the capacity and efficiency that today’s advanced engine components require.
The Long Run
Turbochargers and VVT systems are here to stay. AMSOIL products are uniquely positioned to meet the challenges they present.

Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil
  • Provides 75 percent more engine protection against horsepower loss and wear than required by a leading industry standard ***
  • Maximum cleanliness
  • Exceptional extreme-temperature protection

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters
  • Filtering efficiency of 98.7 percent at 20 microns
  • Greater capacity than competing filter brands
  • Maximum efficiency without restricting flow
  • Extended service life
Solenoid
VVT solenoids often contain tiny oil flow passages that can easily clog with deposits if maintenance is neglected or low-quality oil or filters are used.

*All trademarked names and images are the property of their respective owners and may be registered marks in some countries. No affiliation or endorsement claim, express or implied, is made by their use. All products advertised here are developed by AMSOIL for use in the applications shown.
**Based on independent, third-party testing of AMSOIL® Signature Series 5W-30, Mobil1® Extended Performance 5W-30 and Royal Purple® API 5W-30 in the ASTM D6335 bench test required by the API SN Resource Conserving specification.
***Based on independent testing of AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30, in ASTM D7320 as required by API SN specification.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Gen Six Chevrolet Pro Stock Camaro SS

INDIANAPOLIS – The Gen Six Chevrolet Pro Stock Camaro SS makes its public debut at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis on Thursday, Dec. 8.
The new model builds on the success of the championship-winning fifth-generation-based race car. It’s more athletic-looking and aerodynamically optimized bodywork draws its styling from the Gen Six Chevrolet Camaro SS.
“Our goal was to minimize aerodynamic drag within the NHRA guidelines and incorporate as many design cues from the production car,” said John Mack, Chevrolet Camaro exterior design manager. “The result is a sleeker and more aerodynamic Camaro SS.”
The new race car makes its competition debut this February in Pomona, Calif., at the kickoff event for the 2017 NHRA Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series.
Chevrolet Pro Stock Camaro drivers won 23 of 24 events in the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Jason Line won eight events, capturing his third world title — and the third straight championship for Chevrolet. Runner-up Greg Anderson won eight events in a Camaro SS race car.
Track testing with the 2017 Pro Stock Camaro SS begins later this month.
In addition to the new Pro Stock Camaro SS, Chevrolet’s 2017 COPO program offers specialty race cars designed for NHRA’s Stock Eliminator classes, and earlier this fall Chevrolet announced a drag racing development program for production-based Camaro models.
ABOUT CHEVROLET
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, doing business in more than 115 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, a design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.
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