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Old 05-06-2010, 08:06 PM
Gotechslack Gotechslack is offline
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Originally Posted by Doc Holliday View Post
Well, actually, if you followed the old school BMW maintenance schedule when they actually maintained cars, you would have done it at 1200 miles, then every 30k.

So yes, I think you should do it today, if you can.

I wouldn't climb beneath the car unless each of your jackstands has a 3000 pound capacity. I myself use 6k pound jackstands. Your life is worth more than what it costs to buy good stands.

Red Line products are all synthetic, yes. I would bet you notice an immediate improvement in your shifting when you change the fluids.

If you don't have time, find a good indie, and use good synthetics. I believe in Red Line, but Royal Purple makes good stuff too.
Great stuff. Thanks. I have tried to find Red Line products locally and have no luck. Any suggestions where I can find the fluids I need for this job? Thanks again.
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