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      08-22-2010, 08:51 AM   #1
aussiem3
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2014 BMW X5 30d  [0.00]
2007 E92 M3  [0.00]
Castrol Sports Edge 10w-60 for M3

I had a oil change done a month ago and have done 1000 km since when the amber low engine oil warning light came on. Check the electronic measurement and it indicated minimum and required 1 litre to top up.

The last oil change cost me AUS$250 for 10 ltrs of TWS oil alone at the stealer dealer.

I decided to go to the local Auto One store to check out the Castrol oil in stock. I went armed the TWS specs 10w-60 with ACEA A3/B3. Castrol Sports Edge is of the same viscosity and spec and a 5 litre can cost me $80. I don't know whether this is available in all markets but to me it saved me a lot of money.

In the future an oil change (DIY) will cost me $160 and some elbow grease.

Hope this helps anyone who is looking for TWS alternate.
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2007 E92 6MT - Silverstone II with /// Performance Exhaust with ACM Test Pipes and BPM Sport Stage II Dev-Tune - Proper engine warm up, 12-monthly oil change, Castrol TWS 10w-60
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