Originally Posted by elp_jc
The other possibility, which is my main concern with TWS in winter, is engine might not be getting proper lubrication for precious seconds until oil thins enough after startup, hence the extra wear. Have you seen that thing when cold? It's like molasses.
Since this same oil has been used in M cars for some time, wouldn't we hear of excessive wear problems in other M cars if it's the problem with the ? I have no idea if there has or has not been reports of excessive wear in other M cars, but I also don't know if anyone has been tracking this as closely as those of us on this board with all the oil analyses.