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Old 03-15-2010, 04:26 PM   #2
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Dunno. I saw this before though (Post #9):
Originally Posted by jvr826 View Post
7) Your choice of oil may have an impact as well. FWIW, I have learned that Mobil 1 0w40 is NOT up to track duty. The recommended oil is BMW 5w30 Synthetic, or if thicker oil is desired, Castrol TWS 10w60 (M oil). My source shared with me that he has repaired five E36 M3 engines with oil related problems... they were running Redline oil religiously. He has had no known failures from engines using BMW oil.

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