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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By schlod
Oil Change?

Most of the experts advise against mixing synthetic oils.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By schlod
Oil Top Off

Also, I guess the one thing I failed to mention was that I was down 1 quart with only 6500 miles on the vehicle. Does that seem excessive?


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By schlod
Oil Top Off

Thanks to all of you. Oil change scheduled for next Friday.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By schlod
Oil Top Off

I was traveling in a rural area and the place I stopped at had a very limited selection of oil. The Mobil 1 5w-30 was the only synthetic they had. My fault for not being prepared.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By schlod
I can't argue with you about the different...

I can't argue with you about the different stabilizers. But here is the exact wording from my owners manual, page 285:

Alternative oil types

If the approved engine oils are not available, up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By schlod
Thanks for the responses. I will say that I...

Thanks for the responses. I will say that I think an oil change seems a bit extreme. Even the owners manual states that you can top off the engine with 1 quart of alternative oil as long as it is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By schlod
Oil Top Off

While traveling this weekend my oil indicator warned me I was down 1 quart. My oil options were limited so I topped off with Mobil 1 5W-30. Does anyone see a problem with this? I am driving a 2013...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By schlod
Installed the pressurized hinge today. Works...

Installed the pressurized hinge today. Works great and makes the storage area much more functional.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-09-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By schlod
Very helpful. About to order the parts. Thanks.

Very helpful. About to order the parts. Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By schlod
X5 Cargo Floor Panel

Received my new X5 on Tuesday and have been busy exploring all of it's features. Can anyone tell me if the cargo floor panel is supposed to stay open on it's own when raised? I've seen some...
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