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#3131322 - 09/21/13 06:39 AM Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle
oilchangeguy Offline


Registered: 02/22/09
Posts: 319
Loc: North Carolina
Any long term users out there>? What has been your experience with this oil?
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#3131330 - 09/21/13 06:49 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
jfking106 Offline


Registered: 02/15/13
Posts: 178
Loc: GA
Originally Posted By: oilchangeguy
Any long term users out there>? What has been your experience with this oil?


It's made by SOPUS, the same company that makes the super-uber-special-fanboy-favorite Pennzoil Ultra, so it has to be better than average. Any of these GF-5/SN oils are good. Just pick the bottle you think is purty, and don't worry about it.

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#3131331 - 09/21/13 06:50 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
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Loc: Rochester NY
A.K.A. QSGB

Yes, very good conventional(dino) motor oil. I bought a nice stash of this oil not long ago and am reall likeing it. Nice quiet engine, keeps the engine clean and a very good price.
Using QSGB in my '04 Altima 2.5S and it's certainly quiet(er) with this oil than with many others though, none are too bad.
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#3131367 - 09/21/13 07:53 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
Deamos Offline


Registered: 03/09/10
Posts: 87
Loc: New Jersey
Originally Posted By: oilchangeguy
Any long term users out there>? What has been your experience with this oil?


Excellent oil that should hold up for at least 5000 mile OCIs,

I'm currently running a fill out to 7k after having it checked at 5.5k and seeing that all was well.

I'll be running my next fill of QSGB out to 7-7500miles too and will do another UOA at the end to see how things are going.
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#3131400 - 09/21/13 08:31 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: Deamos]
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Registered: 10/20/05
Posts: 1443
Loc: Atlanta
Not a long time user:

I wasn't particularly impressed:

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubb...029#Post3112029

Not bad, but not great either in an "easy on oil" motor.
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#3131411 - 09/21/13 08:49 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
Jimmy9190 Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
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Loc: Clermont, Florida
I have been using QSGB in my truck for 2 or 3 years now. It does a fine job, engine does run quiet and smooth, noticeably more so than when I used Valvoline and/or Napa/Carquest brand oil. Truck burns about half a quart in 2500 miles. QS is a very good oil, you can use it with complete confidence. Another good thing about QS is it is almost always on sale or on an oil/filter deal somewhere. Fairly cheap at Walmart too, $3.44/quart, even cheaper if you buy the 5 quart jug.
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#3131468 - 09/21/13 10:04 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: DuckRyder]
Danno Offline


Registered: 10/07/12
Posts: 798
Loc: Northern Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: DuckRyder
Not a long time user:

I wasn't particularly impressed:

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubb...029#Post3112029

Not bad, but not great either in an "easy on oil" motor.


Looked to be a solid performance from a value priced oil. Gotta ask .. what does it take to impress you?

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#3131469 - 09/21/13 10:07 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
dave1251 Offline


Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 7220
Loc: Maricopa, AZ
It is a very good oil. You could use it in either of your vehicles for the factory recommended OCI and your engines would run into the next decade without any oil related failures.
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#3131581 - 09/21/13 01:32 PM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 4609
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Good value priced oil, I will be running it soon in fact hard to resist it on sale.

Not sure what you didn't like about that UOA DuckRyder, all you wear numbers were under the universal average, oil was still in grade and TBN was still good.
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#3131676 - 09/21/13 03:49 PM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: KCJeep]
DuckRyder Online   content


Registered: 10/20/05
Posts: 1443
Loc: Atlanta
Originally Posted By: KCJeep

Not sure what you didn't like about that UOA DuckRyder, ...


There wasn't anything i didn't like, I did think the TBN would be a bit higher, but the oil served well and it was cheap. I wouldn't be comfortable running it for 7500 miles as someone suggested...

I just did not see anything that distinguished it...

Not to go off topic too far but the only reason that I ran the UOA was because it was one of the few times I know exactly what was in it, it is normally dealer serviced with whatever the bulk oil in the oil change special is and a Delco Filter.
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#3131809 - 09/21/13 07:00 PM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
84zmyfavorite Offline


Registered: 07/14/10
Posts: 665
Loc: Wenatchee, W.A.
I know of a 2001 Jeep 4.0 that ran with less than 2 quarts of QSGreen Bottle 10w-30 for around 4,000 miles. Thats not even 1/3 of total sump capacity. Oil pump pickup screen was probably just barely in oil. You would Never know until this Day.

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#3131933 - 09/21/13 09:23 PM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
sonofbumperbolt Offline


Registered: 12/08/12
Posts: 53
Loc: nebraska
I run it in my wifes Focus and daughters Taurus @ 5000 mile OCIs. I buy it on sale @ Menards for $2.50/qt. I have no complaints but have never ran a UOA to see what's going on. Both cars run fine and make no unusual noises.

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#3131982 - 09/21/13 10:33 PM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: 84zmyfavorite]
AmishFury Offline


Registered: 03/30/13
Posts: 124
Loc: Indiana, US
to be honest that 4.0 would likely have ran with 2 quarts of cooking oil

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#3132059 - 09/22/13 03:44 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 11606
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
I've used it for many, many years, particularly in the taxi fleet, and long before any merger with Pennzoil or Shell. One taxi went 1,000,000 km before retirement, with OCIs of 10,000 km. Each oil change was with QS 10w-30.
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#3132163 - 09/22/13 08:10 AM Re: Quaker State Advanced Durability Green Bottle [Re: oilchangeguy]
Texican Online   content


Registered: 07/29/13
Posts: 190
Loc: Texas
I've used a few times here and there when it went on sale for a good price. I liked it, seemed to work good the cars ran quiet and smooth. I would use it more but I've been running valvoline for so long with no problems I don't see any real reason to switch.
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