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      05-24-2008, 10:43 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by aussiem3 View Post
The dealer told me it is normal for the V8 to consume a fair amount of oil ... but I didn't expect to consume the amount I have in just 2000 km.Any thoughts out there?

One section in my manual starts we can expect heavy oil consumption for the first 20,000 km (yes, 20,000, not a misprint). As for the exact amount, highly dependent on your style/type of driving I guess.
'08 M3: AA G2L3, Catless X-Pipe & Sig Series Rear. AP rods. TC Kline EDC Coil Overs. MRF Alum Sub Frame Bushings. TMS Delrin Diff'l Bushings. BFI Motor Mounts. Recaro PP. BMW Perf Steering Wheel. P3 Gauge. PS Overflow Kit. APEX ARC-8 18"x9.5"/10.5". Conti Slicks 275/35F 305/30R. Stoptech Pads/SS Lines. Cantrell Brake Ducts.