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Old 10-03-2012, 06:17 AM
snowsled7 snowsled7 is offline
The Ornery Old Man
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Research the particular oil you want to run. Not all oils by any manufacturer are ideal for your car.

When I was running Porsche track cars I ran Amsoil. Too many reports of guys running M1 and losing rod bearing #2 on 944's and 928's.

Now I run the M1 0w-40 euro, which is BMW approved and tests well compared to other oils. It is at wal mart so it is priced right.

I agree, they will find an out. Besides, how many engines actually fail do to oil problems anymore? Almost none.
Current ride... '13 GTI Wolfsburg
BMW's from my past...
'92 535i/5 '89 325ix/5
'98 750iL '86 325(e)/5
'95 740iL '84 318i/5
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