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#2098540 - 12/07/10 02:30 PM Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800
Fallguy Offline


Registered: 10/26/10
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Loc: Iowa (No, But I do Like It)
3/22/10 Green Bottle 5w30 Quaker State Dino, 2005 Chevy Impala approx 90,000 miles on vehicle, 2481 on oil. Napa Gold (Wix) oil filter.

IRON 5
CHROMIUM <1
LEAD <1
COPPER 8
TIN <1
ALUMINUM 2
NICKEL <1
SILVER <1
TITANIUM <1
VANADIUM 1

SILICONE 10
SODIUM 2
POTASSIUM <5
WATER <0.05
COOLANT NO (What I was looking for)

MAGNESIUM 7
CALCIUM 1768
BARIUM >1
PHOSPHORUS 644
ZINC 856
MOLY 27
BORON 162

VISCOSITY 100C 9.0
FUEL <1
SOOT 0.1

BASE NUMBER 3.6

Reporting Lab Company (Staveley)
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#2098546 - 12/07/10 02:36 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Fallguy]
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Registered: 02/14/10
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I hope you just pulled a sample and didn't dump it. Looks like it's hardly half-cooked.
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#2098553 - 12/07/10 02:41 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: meangreen01]
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Registered: 09/23/06
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TBN 3.6 at 2481 miles? don't expect to go 7-8k but for now the green bottle's working.

them 3800 are easy on oil,great power plants.
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#2098560 - 12/07/10 02:50 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Fallguy]
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Excellent uoa,and something I`ve noticed is that the 3800`s really prefer dino oil. My gf`s runs really rough on synth,but purrs on dino. Keep doing what you`re doing.
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#2098590 - 12/07/10 03:25 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Fallguy]
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Loc: Canada
Looks great. Yeah, I'm all about longer OCI's, but if this is all short trips in Iowa's cold weather, I can sorta understand dumping early - if I'm reading this right, oil's been in for about 8.5 months?
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#2098593 - 12/07/10 03:27 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Fallguy]
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Registered: 06/06/06
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Loc: Great White North.. eh
Nice report. TBN depletion isn't linear. We've seen that often in other UOAs. I bet this report would look excellent with double the mileage.
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#2098604 - 12/07/10 03:32 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: addyguy]
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Registered: 10/26/10
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Loc: Iowa (No, But I do Like It)
Originally Posted By: addyguy
Looks great. Yeah, I'm all about longer OCI's, but if this is all short trips in Iowa's cold weather, I can sorta understand dumping early - if I'm reading this right, oil's been in for about 8.5 months?


Oil was actually only in for about 2 months, dumped for sample to check for possible coolant leak. Just never got around to posting the UOA.

Have now moved on to newer vehicle

Regards,


Edited by Fallguy (12/07/10 03:32 PM)
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#2098618 - 12/07/10 03:44 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: aquariuscsm]
Artem Offline


Registered: 10/30/10
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Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
Excellent uoa,and something I`ve noticed is that the 3800`s really prefer dino oil. My gf`s runs really rough on synth,but purrs on dino. Keep doing what you`re doing.


Thats the most stupidest thing i've ever hear. an engine runs worse on synthetic oil vs conventional
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#2098641 - 12/07/10 04:07 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Artem]
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Registered: 06/06/06
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Loc: Great White North.. eh
Originally Posted By: Artem
Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
Excellent uoa,and something I`ve noticed is that the 3800`s really prefer dino oil. My gf`s runs really rough on synth,but purrs on dino. Keep doing what you`re doing.


Thats the most stupidest thing i've ever hear. an engine runs worse on synthetic oil vs conventional


And that's the stupidest thing I'VE ever heard LOL

Believe it or not, some engines do run better on different oils. "Better" being subjective of course grin2

IMO, dino/conventional in the H4 is my preference for sound/vibration related reasons. Don't ask me why though!
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#2098669 - 12/07/10 04:51 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: daman]
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Registered: 02/14/10
Posts: 885
Loc: WI
Originally Posted By: daman
TBN 3.6 at 2481 miles? don't expect to go 7-8k but for now the green bottle's working.

them 3800 are easy on oil,great power plants.


Agreed, but it looks like 5k would be no sweat.
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#2098675 - 12/07/10 05:01 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: meangreen01]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10906
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: meangreen01
Originally Posted By: daman
TBN 3.6 at 2481 miles? don't expect to go 7-8k but for now the green bottle's working.

them 3800 are easy on oil,great power plants.


Agreed, but it looks like 5k would be no sweat.

I agree
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#2098676 - 12/07/10 05:07 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Fallguy]
Hermann Offline


Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 2435
Loc: Kansas City
In my experiences with QS GB at 5K or so, is where the viscosity starts to go down. Did not do a $10 TBN on a oil that cost me $1 a quart when I used it.
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#2098681 - 12/07/10 05:15 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Artem]
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Registered: 05/17/09
Posts: 10007
Loc: N.H, U.S.A.
Originally Posted By: Artem
Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
Excellent uoa,and something I`ve noticed is that the 3800`s really prefer dino oil. My gf`s runs really rough on synth,but purrs on dino. Keep doing what you`re doing.


Thats the most stupidest thing i've ever hear. an engine runs worse on synthetic oil vs conventional
First off, you've prob NEVER used synthetic oil since most all "full synthetics" in the US are "Super High Detergency" dino oils. Group II oil have BETTER lubricity than group III and IV oils and a high detergency to EP /AW ratio will increase the stick/slip phenomenon. So yeah, normal detergency dino can be "smoother/ quieter" than "synthetic"... a well blended syn will be very good in this area though. The proof of the pudding is in the art/science of the blender, so generalizations as putting all "syn" into one bucket are meaningless. Aso not that man engine utilising high leak down rate rollerised lifters operate better on certain oil type/ blends.


Edited by ARCOgraphite (12/07/10 05:17 PM)
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#2098852 - 12/07/10 08:32 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Fallguy]
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Registered: 01/26/08
Posts: 424
Loc: Toronto, ON, Canada
It has already sheared into high 20 weights...

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#2098879 - 12/07/10 09:02 PM Re: Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800 [Re: Carzzz]
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Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 2435
Loc: Kansas City
Originally Posted By: Carzzz
It has already sheared into high 20 weights...


As do many 5w-30's
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