quote:And isn't this what really matters ? I'm not that concerned if it meets or not the ACEA fuel economy or maximum phosphorus limits. What I'm really concerned is exactly the engine test protection standards. Cheers !
Originally posted by Sin City: Quaker State Full Synthetic 5W-30 and 10W-30 oils do not meet the out dated ACEA A3-98 and B3-98 standards. These oils only meet the engine test protection standards of ACEA A3-98/B3-98. web page
quote:Go to this link , select line 14953 and you will see both that it's listed as 85% PAO and a revision date of 10/2003 . The other 15% is additives . Their newest 5w-20 appears to be a full PAO formula as well . This stuffs under 4 bucks a quart...wonder what the additive pack looks like ? http://www.quakerstate.com/pages/techdata/msds.asp
Originally posted by Dr. T: And even with the decene listed in the MSDS, it may only be a small amount and may be a group III/IV mix of differing percentages.