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Old 02-04-2011, 01:21 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Pierce330 View Post
I run 5 40 Lubrimolly
Which is the incorrect oil. Check the BMW approval on it, it's either LL-98 (which doesn't meet the requirements for your car) or LL-04 (which is not supposed to be used in North America as per BMW's recommendation...fuel quality related).

Run LL-01 oil. BMW genuine 5W-30, Mobil 1 0W-40, Castrol 0W-30 (German), Motul 8100 5W-30, Motul 8100 5W-40, and a few more scarce ones.

We use LL-01 oil exclusively, for non-M cars.
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