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05/09/2018


For motorists who are interested in engine advice and basic car engine maintenance, everybody who has a license or has even been in a car will tell you anything and everything you need to know about how to keep your vehicle in good condition! In fact, if you are in the right circle then there’s even a good chance that somebody even tried to throw in some motorcycle maintenance tips for you, too!

Benefits of a Synthetic Oil Change

And as great as this advice is, when it comes to learning about marine engines, the advice and tips tend to dry up (pardon the pun). If you are interested in learning about the very basics of your boat’s engine and how simple maintenance tips like a synthetic oil change can extend its lifespan, Jim Ackney has just the post below to get you started.

What Differs Between Your Boat’s Engine and the One in Your Car?

The best way to describe the difference between the engine which powers your boat and the one which keeps your car moving is the sound they make. As you drive your car and accelerate you can hear the sounds of your gears turning. As you get faster and faster, the noises become louder and often a little concerning. This is, of course, when you change gears, and suddenly the sounds become much more tolerable and even comforting to some degree. Now, when you think about taking a boat out on the water, you can certainly hear the noise from the engine as it gets louder accompanying your increase in speed. However, you likely remember that the noise never seemed to subside. Instead, the engine continued to sound like it was being put under tremendous amounts of stress during the entire ride. And while marine-based engines have been designed this was for a purpose and can certainly perform, it isn’t without a bit of assistance in the form of both grease and engine oil, with engine oil being its primary lifeblood. To keep your boat engine parts running smoothly at high RPM and under high levels of stress, marine-engine focused engine oil works to keep each engine part protected while running at high-speed. Not only does this allow your boat’s engine to run for longer, but also reduces the level of engine wear that you can expect from regular activities. Click here to buy AMSOIL 10W-40 Synthetic Marine Engine Oil and keep your boat’s engine in good shape. If you aren’t sure if this is the right product for your engine, call and speak with an expert at Jim Ackney by calling (780) 476-0545 to find out more or check out the online store further information.

Extreme Heat

The first thing that you think about when you hear the term ‘extreme heat’ is likely global warming. And while extreme heat in this sense could be a concern, when it comes to enjoying your boat out on the water, extreme heat for your engine can actually be a temperature quite tolerable for you. You see, as you are out on the water, not only does your boat’s engine have to contend with the heat from the general operation and friction from the engine, but it also has the sun’s rays beating down on it without reprieve, further increasing the operating temperature for your engine. For this reason, it is incredibly important that you make the right choice when choosing engine oil and engine grease for your marine motor. Conventional oil was designed to provide support for older and more basic engines. For the stress placed on a boat’s engine, it’s important that you use an engine oil which is up to the task of managing extreme heat.

Give Your Marine Engine the Life Blood Is Needs with a Synthetic Oil Change in Edmonton, AB Canada

Keeping your boat on the water for longer isn't rocket science - it's just basic maintenance, including the benefits which come from a synthetic oil change in Edmonton, AB Canada. Speak with Jim Ackney today by calling (780) 476-0545 to find out more about the benefits of synthetic oil change for your boat’s engine. Of course, with a wide range of products available, talk with an expert about any other engine needs you have.
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