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Old 09-10-2013, 06:48 PM
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Mein Auto: 03 ZHP, 01 X5, 73 MGB
Diff oils are the same for E53 models as far as I can tell. If I were towing alot, i might step up to 75w-140 GL5.

The transfer case uses different oil; non XDrive transfer cases in early X5s use ATF. The XDrive models use a different oil, it's a straight 75w GL4 gear oil.
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