Quaker State Dino 5w30 UOA 2481 MI 2005 GM 3800

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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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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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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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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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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,
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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.
 
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Originally Posted By: Artem
Thats the most stupidest thing i've ever hear. an engine runs worse on synthetic oil vs conventional
And that`s the most stupid and grammatically incorrect post on here,haha! Or at least one of many,HAHA! LOL crackmeup
 
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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
it`s not stupid at all!! WWF
 
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