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Old 02-23-2013, 01:31 PM   #46
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007 did in fact drive a BMW for a few movies.....
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Old 02-23-2013, 11:06 PM   #47
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Hi 007,

Here is the page from the manual for oil
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Old 02-23-2013, 11:40 PM   #48
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Oh God... don't open this can of worms regarding oil in the S62! Lol.

Funny. Mentioning "What oil?" on M5Board is akin to muttering the words of the devil in the Vatican.
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Old 02-24-2013, 02:32 AM   #49
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Here is the page from the manual for oil

Perfect, thanks
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:41 AM   #50
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Oh God... don't open this can of worms regarding oil in the S62! Lol.

Funny. Mentioning "What oil?" on M5Board is akin to muttering the words of the devil in the Vatican.
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Old 02-24-2013, 06:19 PM   #51
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he's not lieing, oil threads will dam near get you banned...
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:16 PM   #52
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10W60. Even with updated rings.

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One word: RTFOM
I always do, straight from it.

http://maxbimmer.com/forums/showpost...5&postcount=34

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O boy.. what has happened again....
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So it's settled: stick with what's in the manual

Mine clearly states 5W40/5W30 as Windwagen posted.
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Strange - the only (weak) explanation I can think of is the model year...

Assuming the screen shot is from his own manual, bmwm5lover 2000 calls for the 10w60, but our later model year -2002 - indicates the lover viscosity.
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Strange - the only (weak) explanation I can think of is the model year...

Assuming the screen shot is from his own manual, bmwm5lover 2000 calls for the 10w60, but our later model year -2002 - indicates the lover viscosity.
Yea I was surprised as well, I got this info from BMW , I assumed all m's used 10 60 especially since my previous experience w 01 m3
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Post on M5Board. They have more information
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Strange - the only (weak) explanation I can think of is the model year...

Assuming the screen shot is from his own manual, bmwm5lover 2000 calls for the 10w60, but our later model year -2002 - indicates the lover viscosity.
Yes, my manual. Production date on mine is 06/00 (after supposed ring design change).
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Build dates on or past Mar 2000 had newer piston ring designs.

I think it was at that time BMW suggested to not use 10W60 anymore.
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