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Old 06-05-2003, 08:56 PM   #1
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M3 oil change

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Old 06-06-2003, 12:19 AM   #2
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The only thing that I can tell you about the M3, is that BMW puts in 10W60 oil.

I'm heading to the Dealership tomorow, so i'll ask the DIY for you.
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Old 06-06-2003, 09:53 AM   #3
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What do You need to know?

Torques:
Filter Cover = 25Nm
Drain Plug = 25Nm

Change Filter FIRST!
REM to REPLACE O Rings supplied with the New Filter

Remove Black Plastic Cover on Thrust Plate to access Drain Plug
REM to change Seal Gasket

Refill with 5,5L of Oil

I DO use Mobil One 15/50 but BMW Specs Castrol 10/60

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Old 06-09-2003, 04:43 PM   #4
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http://www.imagestation.com/album/?id=4292135737

Everything you need in there...
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Old 06-09-2003, 05:59 PM   #5
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I used the above link as a reference the first time I did mine. It's very easy to do. I would definitely buy the Rhino ramps though! Highly recommended because they make it so much easier than jacking up the car.
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