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Old 06-10-2010, 01:51 PM
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Mein Auto: 2001 530 SP/PP/CWP/Slush
Interstate. You will not be left stranded. In my Z3 I used to top off the battery with distilled... I just used a paper cup with very little water in it, bent into a "V." The problem is it's very easy to overfill: you're looking down at a nickel-sized white shaft, and determining the actual surface level of the water with any precision is really hard. I always added a little less than up to the fill level, so I didn't go over.

Never refilled my Interstate and don't plan to. I'm not even sure you can open up the cells though I never peeled the sticker off to check
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2001 530 Steel Blue Metallic, purchased Dec 03
SP/PP/CWP/Slushbox (I know I know)

OEM M5 bumper, 40% Huper Optik ceramic tint, Dice Silverline Pro iPod adapter, 540SP radial spokes, Zimmerman Z-Coat rotors w/ Hawk HPS pads
"Mods": driveshaft, cooling system, Vanos, CCV, PSR, VCG, FSU, spark plugs, buncha belts-n-hoses, & other things I'd just as soon forget

BMW CCA member for 12 years
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