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E39 M5 (1998-2003)

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Old 04-26-2015, 09:29 AM
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Oil consumption

So last weekend I bought my M5 Click image for larger version

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and I've been told the oil and fuel consumption is an enormous. I don't know if these help with that but the muffler has been taken off, it's just straight pipes and has a turbo. It doesn't really matter to me that it's a gas guzzler but I'd like to know if theirs something wrong with it that it has to have an oil change every 3 months almost(based on what the guy I bought it from told me)
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Old 05-14-2015, 03:59 PM
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Adding a turbo will definitely increase oil consumption. Have you had it to the dyno yet? Did they include paperwork on the turbo install? I'd love to see a pic of the turbo...
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