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The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 01-07-2013, 04:55 AM
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Car at 50k, would you replace trans and diff fluid?

Thoughts? Wait till 60k? I heard that the tranny fluid and filter is very expensive.

I will use an indy shop.
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You definitely dont NEED to do the tranny fluid now. Some people wait until 80-100K miles. Ideally, you only want to do it once. The tranny oil alone will cost you between $150-200 at the dealership.Add the tranny pan and labour, its not unusual to see this as a $500 job.
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Thoughts? Wait till 60k? I heard that the tranny fluid and filter is very expensive.

I will use an indy shop.
My indie says that's a no no. Many places will do anything you ask so long as they are paid to do so. There is a reason that BMW says 100k miles for this.

I can't get into the details but there Yorgi has commented on this before. This in one area where you can cause issues where you had none.
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