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#1992613 - 08/20/10 08:49 PM quaker state green bottle
RDYER3 Offline


Registered: 11/01/09
Posts: 25
Loc: Tennessee
hey all still new to this but was at local autozone tonight seen this quaker state advanced durability oil change with ac delco or stp filter for 14.99 i change my oil every 3000 to 3500 miles usually use castrol gtx but seemed like a deal any thoughts?

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#1992627 - 08/20/10 08:55 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: RDYER3]
RDYER3 Offline


Registered: 11/01/09
Posts: 25
Loc: Tennessee
ps it would be in a late model small block chevy..

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#1992636 - 08/20/10 09:01 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: RDYER3]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
Posts: 10577
Loc: apple valley, ca
Put it in! IMO it's one of the best.
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#1992637 - 08/20/10 09:02 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: RDYER3]
crazyoildude Offline


Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 4918
Loc: new jersey
use it Quaker state is a good oil has been for a very long time

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#1992644 - 08/20/10 09:08 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: RDYER3]
RDYER3 Offline


Registered: 11/01/09
Posts: 25
Loc: Tennessee
figured it was a decent deal truck sits a lot with me having company truck everyone think it would be ok to switch?

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#1992651 - 08/20/10 09:09 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: crazyoildude]
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Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 4574
Loc: Merritt Island FL, USA
I would use it over GTX any day. No BP for me!
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#1992653 - 08/20/10 09:11 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: chubbs1]
StevieC Offline


Registered: 08/21/08
Posts: 14339
Loc: Niagara Falls, ON, CA (near)
QS is an excellent oil and usually can be had cheap when on sale. Build a stash of cheap oil and drive happy.

3,000 - 3500 miles seems like overkill what kind of car, engine and mileage on the engine. Also what are your driving habits?
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#1992655 - 08/20/10 09:11 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: RDYER3]
RDYER3 Offline


Registered: 11/01/09
Posts: 25
Loc: Tennessee
i knew years ago quaker state was the one to avoid and pennzoil didnt know anymore like i said it may get drove 700 to 800 miles a month at the most i still change 3 mo or 3k miles

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#1992690 - 08/20/10 09:37 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: RDYER3]
RDYER3 Offline


Registered: 11/01/09
Posts: 25
Loc: Tennessee
big thanks on the input on this.... its a late model 350 chevrolet has about 145K miles on it changed with GTX 3k-3500 miles always a Wix or AC filter.... like id mentioned id heard years ago that QS and Pennzoil was 2 to avoid but hear those names a lot these days and a lot since ive been on here

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#1992716 - 08/20/10 09:55 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: RDYER3]
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Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 12935
Loc: Michigan
Good stuff...
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#1992851 - 08/21/10 12:32 AM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: daves87rs]
yaris0128 Offline


Registered: 07/10/10
Posts: 1213
Loc: Bellingham, WA
QS makes a fine oil. Dont doubt it for one second, but Id be nervous about those filters. Ecores.... ugh... dont get me started on Ecores.
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#1993081 - 08/21/10 10:49 AM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: yaris0128]
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Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 2894
Loc: Clermont, Florida
QS Advanced Durability is a great oil. I just started using it myself. I had been using Valvoline or Napa/Carquest oil for a long time before now. My engine runs better, runs quieter and smoother and just sounds like it is a lot better lubricated on the QS. I track my gas mileage on www.fuelly.com and it is up about 1/2 to 3/4 MPG since I switched to QS. My oil pressure holds better now too, it is a little higher at all speeds/RPM than it was on Valvoline. And my oil pressure does not fluctuate like it did on Valvoline either, but that may also be due to using a Purolator Classic filter. I used Napa Proselects and Carquest Rel Label filters before this.

I picked up 5 of the 5 quarts of QS conventional and Purolator CLassic filter for $12.99 at AAP in June. QS is a great oil and I got a 2-case stash for $2.16 per quart. I couldn't be happier with that, and I am very pleased with the way the WS is running in my truck now. This is on a 2001 Dodge Dakota with 133,900 miles on it, 3.9 liter V6 and a 5-speed manual.

You can use the QS with complete confidence.
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#1993102 - 08/21/10 11:20 AM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: Jimmy9190]
sicko Offline


Registered: 09/22/08
Posts: 632
Loc: Virginia
QS green bottle is good stuff. No reason to hesitate, go ahead and put it in your vehicle.

If you want a bit more savings, start checking out the site more, check out the used oil analysis (UOA) results, then when you're comfortable with it, start extending your oil change intervals (OCI). Unless you have any specific reason for it, chances are your vehicle can go over 3.5k mile OCIs without any reason to be concerned (though you shouldn't extend your OCI if it'll void your vehicle warranty.

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#1993103 - 08/21/10 11:22 AM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: sicko]
Jimmy9190 Online   content


Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 2894
Loc: Clermont, Florida
http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1971335

This is a link to my original thread here that I posted the day I changed to QS Advanced Durability. A lot of others get the same good results from QS conventional too.
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#2076018 - 11/13/10 07:17 PM Re: quaker state green bottle [Re: RDYER3]
budrow79 Offline


Registered: 06/27/09
Posts: 68
Loc: SOCAL
Use it, it's my favorite oil.
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