Quaker State Advanced

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Does anyone know if the Quaker State Advanced Durability is similar to Pennzoil YB? QS claims a 2x better friction protection than other conventional oils. Is this a "snake oil" claim, or is is true? I just changed over to PP in our Hyundai Veracruz suv, but if the QS is that good, I may go back to conventional. Any thoughts? Also, I find it a little odd that QS doesn't tout anything about "engine cleanliness" on the bottle. They seem to be going the "engine protection" route instead.
 
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There are some slight deviation in base stock/add-pack used between the two, but as far as performance, both are EXCELLENT oils that will do a great job. All else is marketing [censored]....
 

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 Originally Posted By: JT1
It states that it has 2x better wear protection than required by sm gf4 oils.
So I take it, this is not a big deal of a claim? Are most oils 2x better than the SM GF4?
 
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Quaker State does offer 2x the protection. Castrol Edge offers 6x the protecion. I have some prime ocean front real estate in Arizona for sale.
 
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 Originally Posted By: addyguy
There are some slight deviation in base stock/add-pack used between the two, but as far as performance, both are EXCELLENT oils that will do a great job. All else is marketing [censored]....
+1 \:\!
 
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 Originally Posted By: mechtech2
Of course if Pennzoil sells twice as much oil as Quaker State, one could say it is in reality providing twice as much protection!
 
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Marketing aside, at $10.50 a jug, a buck more than ST (and a 5w20)@ Wally, the price is right. Haven't used QS in years, but with 2 jugs in the stash, I will use it with no worries. Good price point.
 
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Someone posted a TBN of 1.7 after 2300 miles......not so hot IMO. That said I used it in my wife car for a year and I currently have 2 years supply of QS HP synthetic.
 
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