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#3195559 - 11/23/13 10:07 AM QSUD oci?
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Recently I've started using QSUD and PureOne(gold) filters in all our vehicles(Hyundai's, Chevy's) I've been sticking to a 7500k oci. Based on the mileage, is this a decent combo?


Edited by Keith_Stone (11/23/13 10:09 AM)
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#3195572 - 11/23/13 10:16 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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To verify, a 7500 kilometer interval?
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#3195575 - 11/23/13 10:17 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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I'd say yes in normal service but an oil analysis will help you sleep better.
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#3195576 - 11/23/13 10:18 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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I think 6 months/ 7500 miles is a safe OCI on QSUD without knowing any particulars (city, highway etc...).

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#3195577 - 11/23/13 10:18 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: mrsilv04]
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Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
To verify, a 7500 kilometer interval?


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#3195580 - 11/23/13 10:20 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: pbm]
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Originally Posted By: pbm
I think 6 months/ 7500 miles is a safe OCI on QSUD without knowing any particulars (city, highway etc...).


Yes, normal service. City/hwy mix with little idling.
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#3195590 - 11/23/13 10:32 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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That's fine. It might be able to run a little longer based on engine particulars. QSUD 5w-30 is fine for 7500-8000 miles in my Cruze, which is harder on oil than other cars thanks to the hard-working snail in the exhaust manifold.
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#3195630 - 11/23/13 11:14 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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I will be sending a UOA from our 2012 Traverse. Will be at 5000 miles, mix of 2500 miles highway in August, then the rest extreme short trip miles. Using the QSUD 5w-30 with a QS filter.

Probably be a couple weeks.


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#3195653 - 11/23/13 11:38 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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I would do a 3000 mile UOA and then go from there. I did a 3k UOA on QSUD 5w20 and it didn't fair so well.

It depends on the car and engine type. So be safe. Change it at 3K do a UOA. That will give you a good idea of how that particular oil is holding up in your particular application.

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#3195688 - 11/23/13 12:35 PM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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If 7500 is the factory recommendation, it will be a fine starting point.

In my application QSUD seems to be an 8000 to 10000 mile oil.

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#3195731 - 11/23/13 01:25 PM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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QSUD 5W30 is licensed for GM Dexos 1, which allows for up to 10,000 miles, so at least 8K should be fine, as long as it's not all short trips.
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#3195963 - 11/23/13 07:01 PM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: bullwinkle]
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I currently use UD 0W-20 in my CRV down to 0% on the maintenance minder which usually works out to ~7.5k. That's about 50% highway miles.

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#3196286 - 11/24/13 04:18 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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Originally Posted By: Keith_Stone
...a 7500k oci.

If this is a typo and you mean 7,500 miles, that's certainly attainable, but a UOA wouldn't hurt. But, 7500k miles means 7,500,000 miles, and I wouldn't try that.
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#3196421 - 11/24/13 08:52 AM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Garak]
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Originally Posted By: Garak
Originally Posted By: Keith_Stone
...a 7500k oci.

If this is a typo and you mean 7,500 miles, that's certainly attainable, but a UOA wouldn't hurt. But, 7500k miles means 7,500,000 miles, and I wouldn't try that.


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#3197780 - 11/25/13 02:23 PM Re: QSUD oci? [Re: Keith_Stone]
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So that's an 7500 mile interval on an '89 Excel and a '69 Impala? 1st Hyundai and Chevy that came to mind. How long does it take in months to acquire 7500?
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