Originally Posted by rantarM3
Based on your reading of the bulletin there would be no change to the specification other than to replace the Castrol Formula RS SAE 10W-60 with Castrol EDGE Professional OE 5W30. In other words, all LL-01 oils have been approved for the S65 since at least Jan. 2008. The Jan. 2008 bulletin (partially quoted in Post 60) had the exact same language that is now in the August 2013 bulletin and that you're interpreting as allowing any LL-01 oil for the S65.
I just looked at BMW-NA's website this morning and noticed 3 distinct bullet points on the page itself (which are not on the PDF file):
-Was that always there or was there a change?