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Old 10-10-2010, 11:26 PM   #1
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Fluidz

Based on our Ottawa weather, what fluids do you use in your E30?

- Gear Fluid
- Brake Fluid
- Engine Oil
- Transmission Fluid
- Power Steering Fluid

I'm changing ALL of them in my '87 325i coming up this week.
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:04 AM   #2
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No one uses any oil in their cars...?
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:32 AM   #3
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Tranmission: Redline
Brake: Regular or SuperBlue
Engine Oil: AMSOil or Mobil1
Powersteering: any brand they have on the shelf
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:58 AM   #4
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:56 PM   #5
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synthetic 10W60, it's too thick, gonna switch to 10W50 next year
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Old 10-13-2010, 01:56 AM   #6
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- Castrol Hypoy C 80w90
- ATE Typ 200/Super blue
- Royal Purple 5w40 for summer, castrol 0w30 for winter
- Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF
- Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF
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Old 10-13-2010, 10:36 AM   #7
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- Gear Fluid - royal purple (bensons)
- Brake Fluid (ATE super blue autoimport)
- Engine Oil (Mobil 1 15w50, canadian tire, usually on sale 4.4L for ~$32
- Transmission Fluid (redline, autovation)
- Power Steering Fluid (canadian tire ATF)

And I always use a Bosch oil filter, from CT.
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Old 10-13-2010, 10:56 PM   #8
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- Gear Fluid - royal purple (bensons)
- Brake Fluid (ATE super blue autoimport)
- Engine Oil (Mobil 1 15w50, canadian tire, usually on sale 4.4L for ~$32
- Transmission Fluid (redline, autovation)
- Power Steering Fluid (canadian tire ATF)

And I always use a Bosch oil filter, from CT.
Do you drive with 15w30 in the Winter? I'm going 5W30 I think.
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Old 10-13-2010, 11:00 PM   #9
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^ That's rather thin. I run 10w40 in winter.
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15w50 in the *summer*. I don't drive the e30 in the winter.
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Old 10-14-2010, 02:12 AM   #11
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15w50 in the *summer*. I don't drive the e30 in the winter.
hello fellow baller!
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