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      09-01-2009, 07:20 PM   #1
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2005 M3(e46) oil

Anyone out there change their own oil? what do you guys like, brand name, type? mobil 1 vs BMW approved oil. how often do you change oil, every 7000 vs 10000 mile? thanks for any response.
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I would change it every 5 to 7k and only use Mobil 1 or something on that level.
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i use castol 10-60 in my csl which use on trackdays, i have used castrol for 35 years in all my cars and never had a problem
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Tws castol 10-60 is the only oil for m3 ///
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Anyone out there change their own oil? what do you guys like, brand name, type? mobil 1 vs BMW approved oil. how often do you change oil, every 7000 vs 10000 mile? thanks for any response.
Go to either Tischer BMW or United BMW & they sell E46 Oil change kits (1 Oil Filter & 6 Quarts of TWS Castrol 10-60)

Change Oil every 5k miles
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