Quaker State..Any die hard users?

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Nebraska
My local Wal-Mart always has Quaker State for either $10 or $10.50 for a 5qt jug. I a bought a couple jugs a year ago. And used them, then I got a couple jugs of GTX and Penz YB for that price now that they are gone Im thinking about going back to Quaker State. Granted Penz YB is only $2.50 - $3 more for a 5qt jug but I dont really know if it is worth the price. There is not a huge following of QS here on BITOG. I think it is a decent oil at a great price. I like to keep 3x oil changes for both my car and my wifes on hand (5w20 and 5w30). So I am thinking about grabbing 6x of them tomorrow, heck thats 30qts for only $60. I'd like to see more or the Quaker State users chime in. For the price im amazed there arent a billion users of QS on here. From what I gather it is just like Penzoil YB with slight less add pack.
 
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I think it's a great value. In fact, I use it for all my ARX runs. However, with the extra dough for the YB, I'm guessing you're getting a stronger add pack/better detergency.
 
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I use it....in both the dino and syn flavors. At full price, dino is $10.50 for 5 quarts, and the syn is $18.00. Great deals on VERY good oils. Have an uncle in law who will ONLY use QS dino. Probably about 1 million miles combined, with several cars over 200k. No issues. While it might not be quite as good as YB, it's a darn good oil. I just bought another Torque Power 5 quart jug today!
 
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The Old North State
Not a die hard by any means. But, a value is a value. $1.00 more than ST jugs and they have it in 5w20 which ST doesn't. I've got 2 jugs in my stash. And, I can't remember the last time I used QS.
 

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NC
I like the QS synthetic oils. Engine runs nice and smooth/quiet with them. However I have not used the dino varieties of QS.
 
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Alberta, Canada
I got 44 5Litre jugs of QS Peak Performance Dino back in fall of 07 for $8.88 each so I`m well stocked for awhile, even sold some to co workers at a small profit. I`ve used QS for over tens years and NO problems and nothing burns oil either.
 
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Nothern USA
 Originally Posted By: heavyhitter
My local Wal-Mart always has Quaker State for either $10 or $10.50 for a 5qt jug. I a bought a couple jugs a year ago. And used them, then I got a couple jugs of GTX and Penz YB for that price now that they are gone Im thinking about going back to Quaker State. Granted Penz YB is only $2.50 - $3 more for a 5qt jug but I dont really know if it is worth the price. There is not a huge following of QS here on BITOG. I think it is a decent oil at a great price. I like to keep 3x oil changes for both my car and my wifes on hand (5w20 and 5w30). So I am thinking about grabbing 6x of them tomorrow, heck thats 30qts for only $60. I'd like to see more or the Quaker State users chime in. For the price im amazed there arent a billion users of QS on here. From what I gather it is just like Penzoil YB with slight less add pack.
As a die hard YB user, I wonder if Shell is selling basically the same oil at 3 different prices? As each oil change comes up, I wonder if Pennzoil is worth the premium.
 
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oregon
 Originally Posted By: labman
 Originally Posted By: heavyhitter
My local Wal-Mart always has Quaker State for either $10 or $10.50 for a 5qt jug. I a bought a couple jugs a year ago. And used them, then I got a couple jugs of GTX and Penz YB for that price now that they are gone Im thinking about going back to Quaker State. Granted Penz YB is only $2.50 - $3 more for a 5qt jug but I dont really know if it is worth the price. There is not a huge following of QS here on BITOG. I think it is a decent oil at a great price. I like to keep 3x oil changes for both my car and my wifes on hand (5w20 and 5w30). So I am thinking about grabbing 6x of them tomorrow, heck thats 30qts for only $60. I'd like to see more or the Quaker State users chime in. For the price im amazed there arent a billion users of QS on here. From what I gather it is just like Penzoil YB with slight less add pack.
As a die hard YB user, I wonder if Shell is selling basically the same oil at 3 different prices? As each oil change comes up, I wonder if Pennzoil is worth the premium.
I believe that the three are all different . Ask Johnny He knows for sure.
 
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New Braunfels
I have taken advantage of the recent price cut and have been running QS green bottle in my Explorer and jeep. I also picked up a jug of that torque power syn that I will run in the jeep while wheeling the silverton mountain range and Moab this summer. I like the value and as long as the oil meets the specs I need I will buy the best value. Right now the value oils are Supertech(5w30 jugs),QS green and Torque power if you can find it, Motorcraft, and YB. I doubtr there is any significant performance difference as long as the oil meets the vehicles specs.
 
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Geneva
I'm considering using PYB and QS exclusively due to that you rarely hear of Hendrick or RCR engines blowing. All depends on what information I requested from both I get.
 
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Northwest Indiana
Nothing wrong at all with QS... $10.50/jug is a good price for a great oil. Ive used it off and on since the days of my moms Aries K-car, circa 1990. QS oil and a 3614 Fram filter, from the local K-mart, where I worked.
 
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Bismarck, ND
i have pretty good luck with qshp synthetic. the biggest problem with my truck is the extra noise from the engine. but i did 18.103 mpg out of an 8.1 big block. so not bad at all
 
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 Originally Posted By: BTLew81
I'm pretty sure they go good better best, but is YB THAT much better? Not sure...
Oh boy,I knew this was going to happen.Questioning the "yellow bottle"
 
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