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Old 11-18-2008, 10:32 PM   #16
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Thank you! Now to my other questions, where is everyone finding these under 10.00 oil filters where i'm getting prices from 29.99 to 36.99 everywhere I go???
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Old 11-18-2008, 10:54 PM   #17
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Thank you! Now to my other questions, where is everyone finding these under 10.00 oil filters where i'm getting prices from 29.99 to 36.99 everywhere I go???
They are buying online, try this site for your car:
http://www.autopartsway.ca/autoparts...MW~540i~240348
The price is in Canadian $$. Guys sometimes add an oil filter, air filter or something else just to get over $75 to get the free shipping.
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Old 11-19-2008, 08:53 AM   #18
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Thank you! Now to my other questions, where is everyone finding these under 10.00 oil filters where i'm getting prices from 29.99 to 36.99 everywhere I go???
You're getting ripped off. Even the dealer is cheaper than that.

I've seriously never seen a 540 oil filter for more than $22, so I don't even know where you are finding that crazy price. Pretty much anywhere is gonna be cheaper. But as MLue1 said, online places are your best bet.
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:34 PM   #19
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Boosted MX...if you're ever in Mississuaga..pm me...I have enough for the next two years...lol....I can sell you them at $10/each...mayhle (or however you spell it)...but like others have stated you can purchase them online for a bit cheaper., (you just gotsa get lucky with all variables, currency, shipping, quantity, make, ect., ect.,

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Old 11-19-2008, 11:38 PM   #20
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yea, i'm pissed. I went to Canadian Tire and they said they can order it for 40.00. Went to part source which is the same at "CT' and they said the same. I went to NAPA and they had it for 29.50 so I said screw it and bought it. did my oil change today, but yea, I looked online and they are 100X cheaper. Yup, I got ripped off big time.
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:57 PM   #21
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Dropped by my friend's Part Source location (Danforth/Danforth), was semi-shocked to see the Mobil 1 0W-40 on the shelf. Even stamped with LL-01 on the back, nice.

Wal-Mart also carries the cheaper Castrol 5W-40 for $38/5L jug, which actually meets LL-98.
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Old 11-23-2008, 10:03 AM   #22
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Dropped by my friend's Part Source location (Danforth/Danforth), was semi-shocked to see the Mobil 1 0W-40 on the shelf. Even stamped with LL-01 on the back, nice.

Wal-Mart also carries the cheaper Castrol 5W-40 for $38/5L jug, which actually meets LL-98.

Actually you can also get Castrol 5W-40 at COSTCO for $38/6L. They come in a box pack of six. I usually got for that deal if there is nothing on sale at CT.

Whats the diffenrence between "Full Synthetic Motor Oil" and "100% Synthetic Motor Oil"???
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Old 11-23-2008, 02:23 PM   #23
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It's all just marketing.

Just go by what BMW recommends, their testing is intensive. And although there are hundreds on that list, only a few are available at the big chain stores. And these are the LL-01 Mobil 1 0W-40 (Part Source and some CT), and LL-98 Castrol 5W-40 (Wal-Mart, PS, CT, etc etc).
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