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Old 11-10-2012, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by bmwbob89 View Post
If you want to save money use Valvoline 5w-30 Synthetic. You can get it at Wal-Mart pretty cheap. It's BMW approved. I use it in all my cars and my customers.
Is it for sure?

There may be a difference between the European version (Pic. 3) that was added to BMW's list and what is available here from WalMart (Pic. 1), Amazon (Pic. 2), etc.

http://www.valvolineeurope.com/engli...synpower_5w-30

Discussion on another Bimmerfest forum:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=483430

Might be a perfectly good oil though.
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Last edited by Supercourse; 11-10-2012 at 11:12 AM.
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