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Watch Scott Judnick Go Big – And Why We’re Into Snow

Watch Scott Judnick Go Big – And Why We’re Into Snow

Watch Scott Judnick Go Big – And Why We’re Into Snow

At AMSOIL, we like to do things big. And when it comes to the world of Snocross, Scott Judnick of Judnick Motorsports likes to do things just as big. Check out his story below.

It’s About the People

Twenty-two years ago, Scott Judnick took his sons racing. Within just a few years he was running a rig across the country to race. His two sons developed into professional riders complete with mechanics and trailers set-up for the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series. Find Judnick anywhere on the track or in the pits and you are sure to be greeted with a smile and a “How are ya?”

For Judnick, it’s all about the people within the racing community. Fielding the dreams of the three young racers on his team is just a bonus.

Overcoming Adversity

Judnick went into the 2018-19 Snocross season with notable riders expected to dominate the Pro, Pro Lite and Sport classes. The season started on a high note with Sport rider Carson Alread taking the checkers to open the season in Duluth, Minn.

Noticeably absent from the Friday night DOMINATOR race was Pro Lite rider Nick Lorenz. A re-aggravated knee injury forced Lorenz to take it easy opening weekend. After further observation, he underwent surgery that ended his season before it started. Making matters worse for the team, a scary landing during practice in Canterbury, Minn., left Alread sidelined for the remainder of the season, too.

But that didn’t stop Judnick from continuing to compete. He signed Canadian standout RJ Roy, along with Pro rider Corin Todd. Roy has proven he can hang with the big boys, landing just short of the podium multiple rounds.

AMSOIL Products Keep Sleds Running Strong

Race sleds operate in extreme conditions. Judnick relies on AMSOIL DOMINATOR Synthetic 2-Stroke Racing Oil to keep his race sleds running in those extreme conditions.

“Our engines are tuned to run on the very edge and placed under extreme demands in extreme weather conditions,” said Judnick. “We’ve been using DOMINATOR since its inception and it has never let us down.”

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Not to be forgotten, the chaincases on these sleds also need attention. Judnick uses AMSOIL Synthetic Chaincase & Gear Oil to protect his sleds’ chaincases.

“The chain and sprockets on our race sleds take a beating from the harsh landings and constant changes in snow and track conditions. With just routine maintenance, AMSOIL Synthetic Chaincase & Gear Oil prevents us from having parts failures in these areas,” said Judnick.

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Another team favorite? Mudslinger. It provides a protective, non-stick layer of armor against the accumulation of snow.

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Will Judnick go big this weekend? Be sure to watch his team live in action this weekend at the Seneca Allegany Snocross National in Salamanca, N.Y.

Sioux Falls's Towing Package – Save your Drivetrain

Don’t worry about the extra weight

Many people overstress their vehicles in the summer, pulling trailers, campers or fifth-wheels with boats, sometimes exceeding their rated towing limits. Severe-service conditions and hot summer temperatures place extreme pressure on transmissions and differentials.

Modern turbo diesel trucks and vehicles with V-10 engines boast more horsepower and torque than their predecessors, subjecting their differentials to increased levels of stress and heat. Gear oils must provide adequate wear protection, while also providing maximum fuel efficiency.

Towing made Easy with the best synthetic

Thermal Runaway

The extreme pressures and temperatures generated by modern vehicles can lead to a serious condition known as thermal runaway. As temperatures in the differential climb upward, gear lubricants lose viscosity and load-carrying capacity. When extreme loads break the lubricant film, metal-to-metal contact occurs, increasing friction and heat. This increased friction and heat, in turn, results in further viscosity loss, which further increases friction and heat. As heat spirals upward, viscosity spirals downward. Thermal runaway is a vicious cycle that leads to irreparable equipment damage and ultimately catastrophic gear and bearing failure.

The AMSOIL “Tow Package”

AMSOIL Severe Gear® Synthetic Gear Lube (SVG, SVT, SVO) and Signature Series Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF, ATL) provide maximum protection in demanding environments such as towing, hauling and commercial use, providing increased lubricant film protection and reduced wear at elevated temperatures.

Field Proven

Signature Series Synthetic Fuel-Efficient ATF was submitted for a field trial at an independent test facility to prove its ability to protect transmissions in the severe, high-heat environment generated in real-world towing scenarios.

A loaded trailer was towed on real highways and city streets throughout the trial. Signature Series ATF handled the punishment with ease. Throughout 115,000 miles in severe service – nearly 4x the manufacturer recommended severe-service drain interval – Signature Series ATF delivered outstanding protection for gears and clutches and maintained smooth shifts.

Severe Gear Synthetic Gear Lube (SVG, SVT, SVO)

  • Controls thermal runaway
  • Features superior film strength
  • Provides rust and corrosion protection
  • Helps reduce operating temperatures

Signature Series Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF, ATL)

  • Specifically formulated for severe-service towing and heavy hauling
  • Delivers reserve protection against extreme heat
  • Maintains cold-temperature fluidity
  • Superior friction durability for smooth, reliable shifts

Portland Longshoreman

On a side note Sioux Falls drivers will want to know, Lubes & Greases magazine years ago published an article about how over 100 pieces of equipment were having transmission failures in the Portland Longshoreman fleet. In particular were the Allison equipped trucks and they tried several transmission fluids and additives to see if they could improve the transmission life-span and a common downtime issue of failures under warranty. As written in the article, AMSOIL was the last one on the list (Automatic Transmission fluid – Signature Series) and since using they haven’t had a single failure since!

Be sure to ask for our Las Vegas Taxi Cab Endurance Study on the Automatic Transmission Fluids. It will amaze you or just try AMSOIL in your vehicles and start reducing downtime and save on fuel now.  If you are making payments on that truck or don’t want to have to buy the next years technology surprise, AMSOIL earns customers directly because of this knowledge of preserving the life of your drive train beyond typical ownership. And that can mean significant money saved.

Differential Stress – No Metal to Metal contact any longer!

The Severe gear in RV’s and Fifth wheel hauling trucks is known for actually netting more miles per hour on mountain roads. One customer of fame (Bobby Unser) quoted, “I switched to the Severe Gear 75W-90 and I could actually get about 7 more miles per hour out of the RV in the mountain road to our house than previously achieved.”

This is what you should expect with AMSOIL products and why our products sell!

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