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Old 03-29-2013, 07:31 AM   #1
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BMW 330ci what oil weight?

Hey bimmer Buddies i just bought 2001 BMW 330ci, car has 120k & I'm doing my 1st oil change, however the previous owner told me that the car had Synthetic oil before.. Which brand & what weight would you guys recommend..
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:35 AM   #2
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:47 AM   #3
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BMW 5W-30 full synthetic
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Old 03-29-2013, 08:15 AM   #4
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Hey bimmer Buddies i just bought 2001 BMW 330ci, car has 120k & I'm doing my 1st oil change, however the previous owner told me that the car had Synthetic oil before.. Which brand & what weight would you guys recommend..
Unfortunately, there have been many many discussions on this site about oil. In the end the only thing that matters is that the oil you put in your car has the BMW LL
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:32 AM   #5
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Sweet! Thank you guys haha
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:35 AM   #6
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This may help .... http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Conte...ngineOils.aspx
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:47 AM   #7
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Bmw oil is 5w-30
Mobil 1 is 0w-40
And castrol is 10w-60 I believe,
I would just get bmw oil its most likely the cheapest but other than that all 3 oils are pretty similar
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