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Old 03-21-2010, 12:10 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by Tech@EuroDyne View Post
Why not run the BMW recommended oil and just change your oil more frequently? That's what I do with my E36 M3 Track car.

Because I'm not doing an extended drain interval anyways. The oil will get changed every 2000-3000 miles because much of it will be on track.

Originally Posted by hamadyr View Post
TU stands for Technical Update. Engines were installed in vehicles headed for the Northeast. Change is in emissions package revised to reduce emissions and qualify as ULEV.
Wasn't that the M56?

I'm even more confused because even Bimmerworld doesn't have a normal M54B30 listed... they only show the M54TUB30

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