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Old 06-19-2008, 06:11 PM   #8
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FYI E36's use ATF tranny fluid in their manual cars.
80w90 will still work (better IMO) but in the winter it'll be stiff to shift till it warms up a bit (uses little over 2L). I also have 80w90 in my tranny already is it eases any concern.
5W50 sythetic is great oil, I pearsonaly use 20W50 synthetic year round, A BMW 4 pot isn't picky about what you put in it's oil pan.

+1 to BigD's post.
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