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LSI promotes new Hot Shot’s Secret brand manager

Steinmetz will be developing the long-term brand vision and strategy for Hot Shot’s Secret performance.

Hot Shot’s Secret introduces EDT+ Winter Defense diesel fuel additive

Hot Shot’s Secret introduced a new complimentary formulation developed specifically for use during cold weather. EDT+ Winter Defense provides all the benefits of EDT fuel additive including improved power, performance, and MPG, but also prevents gelling and icing when temperatures start to drop and has industry leading lubricity protection with the addition of LX4 Lubricity Extreme, the

LSI adds new Ohio distribution, shipping hub

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils and custom lubricant solutions provider for industrial clients, has expanded its warehouse footprint with the addition of a 24,000 sq.-ft. facility located in Mt. Gilead, Ohio. The facility was purchased to improve the efficiency and distribution of the company’s Hot

Hot Shot’s Secret introduces 10w-30 diesel engine oil

Hot Shot’s Secret has expanded its Blue Diamond PAO diesel engine oil line with a new 10w-30 offering for heavy-duty use diesel-powered vehicles. All Hot Shot’s Secret Blue Diamond Oils utilize 100% poly-alpha-olefin (PAO) Group IV synthetic oil and high-quality Group V esters for a 100% synthetic formula. Previously introduced in two viscosities, 15w-40 and

Hot Shot’s Secret introduces new severe duty transmission fluid

Hot Shot’s Secret has announced a new multi-vehicle automatic transmission fluid for severe-duty applications. The company says the formulation of Blue Diamond +4/D3/M5 protects against some of the major causes of transmission failure, including extreme heat, fluid oxidation and a lack of proper lubrication.  Blue Diamond +4/D3/M5 is recommended by Hot Shot’s Secret for the most

Hot Shot’s Secret introduces CDL discount

Hot Shot’s Secret has announced a 10% discount applicable to all products on its website for qualified CDL drivers. Now, in addition to active duty and retired military and first responders, U.S. based CDL drivers will qualify for a 10% discount that will be automatically applied at checkout on To qualify, CDL drivers must

Hot Shot’s Secret Everyday Diesel Treatment now available at three new retail locations

Hot Shot’s Secret‘s Everyday Diesel Treatment (EDT) is now available in three retail chains: AutoZone, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Advance Auto Parts. Additionally, the company says EDT is available today at over 1,000 authorized Hot Shot’s Secret independent dealer locations. Everyday Diesel Treatment is a 6-in-1 fuel additive for diesel fuel that Hot Shot’s Secret

Hot Shot’s Secret rebrands Transmission Stiction Eliminator to Shift Restore

Hot Shot’s Secret has rebranded the Transmission Stiction Eliminator to Shift Restore. The company notes that the formula has not changed, only the brand name. Along with the name change comes a new, 16-oz. bottle size available. Hot Shot’s Secret Shift Restore cleans and restores automatic and CVT transmissions. This high-performance ester formula is a

Hot Shot’s Secret releases Never Rust Lubricant

Hot Shot’s Secret has released its Never Rust Lubricant, a new multi-purpose, 100% synthetic spray lubricant that protects metal parts from rust and corrosion. Formulated by Lubrication Specialties Inc., the company says Never Rust protects any metal surface and is ideal for use on metal nuts and bolts, cables and chains, metal tools, automotive parts,

Hot Shot’s Secret distributes trucker appreciation care packages

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret performance oils and additives, is distributing 500 Trucker Appreciation Care Packages from its headquarters in central Ohio. The Hot Shot’s Secret Truck Appreciation Care Package includes one free 16 oz. bottle of Hot Shot’s Secret Everyday Diesel Treatment, one 4 oz. bottle of Hot Shot’s Secret

Is it time to re-think your grease?

How can you tell if you’re using the right grease? Some will say a grease is best judged by how tacky it is—simply place a bit between the thumb and forefinger and pull. Others say the best greases are brightly colored. And there are those who say as long as you’re using their go-to brand,

Hot Shot’s Secret EDT now infused with the company’s LX4 Lubricity Extreme

Hot Shot’s Secret Everyday Diesel Treatment (EDT) now has a new formula to give it a boost in lubricity, with the addition of LX4 Lubricity Extreme, the company says. Hot Shot’s Secret says LX4 Lubricity Extreme, also sold separately as a stand-alone product by Hot Shot’s Secret, has been shown to improve diesel fuel lubricity