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#830485 - 02/09/07 07:44 PM Quaker State Full Synthetic
harrydog Offline


Registered: 07/17/03
Posts: 748
Loc: Ohio
Why aren't more people using this oil?
I just noticed that the 10w30 is ACEA A3 rated. Now that Mobil 1 is off my list, this may be the best alternative unless UOA's are proving it to be not so good...

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#830486 - 02/09/07 08:37 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: harrydog]
manicrodder Offline


Registered: 11/08/03
Posts: 77
Loc: Las Vegas, NV
PP was not available yesterday so I purchased the 5w30 QS Full Syn and put it in turbo PT Cruiser. I am certain it wil do the job.

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#830487 - 02/09/07 09:13 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: manicrodder]
Triple_Se7en Offline


Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 6506
Loc: 1/2 hr. north of Detroit
Then there's the Quaker State QTorque Power synthetic. The price dropped not too long ago on both QS synthetic labels - about when Platinum dropped it's price. I would bet QS synthetic sales have at least quadrupled since. The Platinum is very good for wear guard - but my consumption doubled using it.

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#830488 - 02/09/07 10:19 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: harrydog]
va3ux Offline


Registered: 11/12/05
Posts: 963
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Quote:

Why aren't more people using this oil?
I just noticed that the 10w30 is ACEA A3 rated. Now that Mobil 1 is off my list, this may be the best alternative unless UOA's are proving it to be not so good...




I've got 2 or 3 UOAs on the QS 5W-30 synth and 1 UOA on the 10W-30 synth. Great numbers every time. My OCI are not very long due to the engine I have mind you.
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#830489 - 02/10/07 07:51 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: va3ux]
harrydog Offline


Registered: 07/17/03
Posts: 748
Loc: Ohio
It just seems odd to me that PP gets so much attention and the QS synthetic is ignored for the most part. Is PP ACEA A3 rated?

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#830490 - 02/10/07 07:57 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: harrydog]
Triple_Se7en Offline


Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 6506
Loc: 1/2 hr. north of Detroit
The QS price drop is recent like Platinum. There's been increased discussions on Quaker State here.... most-all very favorable. I have two OCIs-worth to use-up. Looking forward to see how it matches-up against my departing Mobil-1.

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#830491 - 02/10/07 08:09 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: harrydog]
Ferndog Offline


Registered: 10/26/06
Posts: 39
Loc: TX
PP is ACEA rated as well. Levels depend on the vis grade.
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#830492 - 02/10/07 08:12 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: Ferndog]
harrydog Offline


Registered: 07/17/03
Posts: 748
Loc: Ohio
Quote:

PP is ACEA rated as well. Levels depend on the vis grade.



I just checked the website and none of the grades are ACEA A3 rated.

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#830493 - 02/10/07 08:48 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: harrydog]
wood_e Offline


Registered: 05/29/06
Posts: 78
Loc: Ames, IA
I bought a bunch of QTP 10w30 for my Audi A4. It seems to like the oil... I just wish it was warmer here.
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#830494 - 02/10/07 10:22 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: wood_e]
Triple_Se7en Offline


Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 6506
Loc: 1/2 hr. north of Detroit
Quote:

I bought a bunch of QTP 10w30 for my Audi A4. It seems to like the oil... I just wish it was warmer here.




Three days ago, after more than a week of frigid cold, the weatherman said we woud see 30 degrees by mid-week.

Once again, he lied thru his teeth! Now the high at mid-week is supposed to be 19.

What other job pays that kind of money for lying every day to a million perople?

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#830495 - 02/11/07 06:27 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: harrydog]
AndyH Offline


Registered: 11/07/04
Posts: 2493
Loc: MSP 'burbs, MN
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It just seems odd to me that PP gets so much attention and the QS synthetic is ignored for the most part.



Probably because it has been stated here before by an ex-Pennzoil employee that the Pennzoil Platinum uses a superior Group III basestock compared with the QuakerState synthetic oils.
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#830496 - 02/11/07 06:42 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: AndyH]
harrydog Offline


Registered: 07/17/03
Posts: 748
Loc: Ohio
Quote:

Quote:

It just seems odd to me that PP gets so much attention and the QS synthetic is ignored for the most part.



Probably because it has been stated here before by an ex-Pennzoil employee that the Pennzoil Platinum uses a superior Group III basestock compared with the QuakerState synthetic oils.



Then I wonder why QS 10w30 is ACEA A3 rated and the Pennzoil is not.

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#830497 - 02/11/07 06:43 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: AndyH]
rsylvstr Offline


Registered: 01/01/07
Posts: 1757
Loc: Oneida County, NY
i have a case of Q-Power Torque 4x4 oil, 5W-20 ready for my beloved 2001 F150 5.4L in the spring.
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#830498 - 02/11/07 11:42 PM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: AndyH]
robl Offline


Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 197
Loc: Minnesota
Quote:

Quote:

It just seems odd to me that PP gets so much attention and the QS synthetic is ignored for the most part.



Probably because it has been stated here before by an ex-Pennzoil employee that the Pennzoil Platinum uses a superior Group III basestock compared with the QuakerState synthetic oils.





Does this also include the Q-Power too? That it has the superior base stock compared to? Or just the synthetic Quaker? Where does Q-power fit?

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#830499 - 02/12/07 06:45 AM Re: Quaker State Full Synthetic [Re: robl]
TimVipond Offline


Registered: 12/19/06
Posts: 1115
Loc: Sugar Land, TX
The Quaker State Synthetic posts slightly lower test values for the most part compared to Pennzoil Platinum in these tests https://www.amsoil.com/lit/g1971.pdf .
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