Recent Topics
Longest (continuously running) IC engine?
by expat
4 minutes 10 seconds ago
Run cycles
by MalfunctionProne
44 minutes 19 seconds ago
Question on toyota 2AZFE engine
by afoulk
Today at 10:57 AM
Anybody rebuild their own alternator?
by Joel_MD
Today at 10:55 AM
John Deere Plus-50 II 0W40
by daman
Today at 10:24 AM
Rotella T6 0W-40 Availability
by Joel_MD
Today at 09:55 AM
EaO27
by Rat407
Today at 09:47 AM
Redline 20w50 MC oil UOA 2009 Harley 96 cu.in.
by fireaxxe
Today at 09:45 AM
astonishing repair costs
by SteveSRT8
Today at 09:39 AM
various temps while working...
by SteveSRT8
Today at 09:34 AM
Automotive Christmas wish list
by gman2304
Today at 09:23 AM
Rare Mountain Lion Killed in KY
by kkreit01
Today at 09:19 AM
Newest Members
sam369, hotwheels, oilpsi2high, Joemc, gijello
52222 Registered Users
Who's Online
101 registered (andrewp1998, 84zmyfavorite, 3800Series, Andrei, Analyzer, anonobomber, 10 invisible), 1493 Guests and 143 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
52222 Members
66 Forums
223646 Topics
3546238 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#1945548 - 07/07/10 02:15 PM Quaker State Synthetic GM4718M & dexos 1 certified
modularv8 Offline


Registered: 10/20/09
Posts: 694
Loc: Texas
QS QHorsepower full synthetic is GM4718M & dexos 1 certified. This is one good oil. The following link also explains the GM4718M & dexos 1 spec requirements. I have always believed QS is PP (base stock/add pack) without the extra cleaning agents.
_________________________
2006 F150 5.4L

Top
#1945553 - 07/07/10 02:22 PM Re: Quaker State Synthetic GM4718M & dexos 1 certi [Re: modularv8]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
No link?

I know on the Pennzoil Q&A posted on the main page they said the Pennzoil synthetics had been approved by GM for Dexos 1, so does not surprise me the Quaker State would also be approved.

I'm sure other synthetics will follow.

Top
#1945554 - 07/07/10 02:23 PM Re: Quaker State Synthetic GM4718M & dexos 1 certified [Re: Johnny]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 13449
Loc: Canada
Yeah, this would be interesting to see!
_________________________
2003 Mazda Tribute LX V-6, 176k miles.
Castrol Edge SPT 0W-20; Fram EG2.

Top
#1945555 - 07/07/10 02:24 PM Re: Quaker State Synthetic GM4718M & dexos 1 certified [Re: addyguy]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 13646
Loc: Michigan
Link!
_________________________
“The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing.”

Top
#1945559 - 07/07/10 02:29 PM Re: Quaker State Synthetic GM4718M & dexos 1 certified [Re: daves87rs]
modularv8 Offline


Registered: 10/20/09
Posts: 694
Loc: Texas
http://www.quakerstate.com/#/motor-oil/ultimate-durability

http://www.quakerstate.com/#/news?story=1466


You can click on the certifications at the bottom to get rest of the story.


Sorry, I was in the middle of things when I started to post.
_________________________
2006 F150 5.4L

Top
#1945571 - 07/07/10 02:40 PM Re: Quaker State Synthetic GM4718M & dexos 1 certified [Re: modularv8]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI

Top
#1945625 - 07/07/10 03:43 PM Re: Quaker State Synthetic GM4718M & dexos 1 certified [Re: Johnny]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29240
Loc: NJ
Cool. You'd think Mobil would have been the first. Go SOPUS!
_________________________
2014 Mazda 3 S GT AT - Castrol 0w20/dealer oil
2015 Mazda 3 S 2.0l 6spd MT - OE 0w20

Top
#1945641 - 07/07/10 03:59 PM Re: Quaker State Synthetic GM4718M & dexos 1 certified [Re: buster]
Billy_D Offline


Registered: 06/23/08
Posts: 970
Loc: midwest

Pennzoil Platinum® Exceeds New Oil Spec For 2011 GM Vehicles

HOUSTON, July 2010—General Motors is introducing dexos1™, a new global engine oil specification for gasoline and E85-fueled vehicles, in all 2011 model year Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles. Basically, the company requires that every owner of these vehicles use an oil that is dexos1™ approved at every oil change. It also encourages owners of pre-2011 GM vehicles (except diesels) to use a dexos1™-approved oil as well, as the new specification offers several advantages over previously available motor oils, including improved levels of:
• Engine cleanliness
• Corrosion protection
• Sludge control
• Wear protection
• Aeration control
• Fuel economy
GM says these will result in improved engine life and performance.
Therefore, every owner of the GM vehicles mentioned — new and old — should be pleased to learn that new, next-generation Pennzoil Platinum® full synthetic motor oil is fully dexos1™-approved in the popular SAE 5W-30 viscosity grade.
And they should be even more pleased to learn that new, next-generation Pennzoil Platinum® actually exceeds dexos1™ standards, particularly in the area of engine cleansing. Pennzoil Platinum® keeps pistons up to 40% cleaner than the
toughest industry standard*. So try new dexos1™-approved Pennzoil Platinum® and Feel The Clean.
*Based on ILSAC GF-5 and Sequence IIIG piston deposit test using SAE 5W-30.
http://www.pennzoil.com/documents/DexosPressRelease.pdf

Top