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Old 02-18-2013, 09:21 PM
pjinca pjinca is offline
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Originally Posted by schpenxel View Post
That tis it!

Also, in regards to using redline, I'm not sure how good it is to mix redline and OEM fluid, so that was another reason I stuck with OEM. You can only change about 6 quarts. The other 6+ is in the torque converter and valve body where it can't be drained.

It very well may not matter, but just a thought.
Oh, the fluid from the torque converter and valve body does drain, but it takes 4-5 hrs to do so, I know friends that left the car draining overnight and filled ~11 quarts the next morning. When I did my old 530 it was draining for about 5-6 hrs and I added nearly 11 quarts.
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[B]2008 550 - Carbon Black/Black - M-sport, Cold Weather, Premium, NAV, Comfort Access, Logic 7 (LOADED, every option except night vision)

Previous 3 cars (the 550 is my 38th car):
2005 530i - Prem, Sport, NAV
2006 Jeep SRT-8
2003 Infiniti G35 coupe
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