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      04-28-2011, 10:52 AM   #76
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Originally Posted by e92Mjunky View Post
true, if this is the third case we are aware about in America and Europe, then that is a low percentage...lets say there have been 100 blown motors. That is still less than 1%...have either of the guys on here been performing mid service oil changes versus the dealership 18,000 mile drain intervals? I feel for $200 or so every 8-9K miles is a piece of mind for a motor has advnanced as ours. I feel every owner on here should do an out of pocket oil change every 9K regardless of free maintenance...
I completely agree that we should change our oil AT LEAST every 7500K. This is not a high price to pay for a better piece of mind. That is what Dinan suggests and their oil change is reasonably priced. Our BMW oil is not cheap!