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      03-13-2010, 12:28 PM   #3323
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You just pour it in the oil section of the engine, which also says 'Castrol', right?

If I just get one bottle, will that show the level as all the way full?

I'm heading over there right now...

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I can't remember what it says, I'm about to go look right now and I'll take a picture and send it to your e-mail! One bottle probably won't indicate it to full, but it will stop it from saying one quart! About to take a picture and send it to your email! Btw, if you're not good at pouring things, I definitely recommend picking up a cheap funnel (Varies from 50 cents to $3). You could probably pick it up at autozone or wal mart..anywhere really. It make's life much easier..
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      03-13-2010, 12:33 PM   #3324
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Btw, what was your email again? lol
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I can't remember what it says, I'm about to go look right now and I'll take a picture and send it to your e-mail! One bottle probably won't indicate it to full, but it will stop it from saying one quart! About to take a picture and send it to your email! Btw, if you're not good at pouring things, I definitely recommend picking up a cheap funnel (Varies from 50 cents to $3). You could probably pick it up at autozone or wal mart..anywhere really. It make's life much easier..
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Btw, what was your email again? lol
No worries, Dev. I'm all done.

I bought this gold bottle from Classic BMW: Castrol / SAE 10W-60

It costed me a total of $12.78

Soon after I got it, I pulled into a empty restaurant parking lot, and filled her up.

It now currently shows that I'm 90% from all the way full.

Before I filled it up, it showed that I was about 10% from completely empty.

Btw, I was brave enough to do all this hard work without a funnel.

I'm the man!

Thanks for your great help, Dev.
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i got my oil topped off for free at classic.
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      03-13-2010, 02:15 PM   #3327
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i got my oil topped off for free at classic.
I would have tried to do the same, but I was afraid that they would do one of their 'BMW ecu updates', and that would mess up my tune.

That's why I wanted to get in touch with Choung, since I've been told that he's mod friendly.

Oh well. I'll look out for him next time.
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      03-13-2010, 02:35 PM   #3328
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oh yeah you have the pc tune lol idk if they do check
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it takes them 6 hours to flash the ecu. they won't do it unless they offer you a rental. if you need oil, just pull on the service drive and a porter will bring you a free quart. shouldn't have paid for it
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I'm under the impression that the oil level is not a matter of empty or full, it is more of a gauge for optimal levels. Too full is just as bad as lower than low, causes fowled plugs and etc. The digital gauge is to represent the dip stick which in other cars does not tell you if you are empty but with in optimal range. Min to Max, therefore somewhere in between is fine. If your car happens to be low then put some more in it. I guess what I am trying to say is... am i right? Or is it different with this digital meter.

I've noticed mine sometimes fluctuates on idled time or driving time... so be careful because it won't tell you that you are too full, but it will tell you that you are low, is my guess.

right or wrong? let me know.
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it takes them 6 hours to flash the ecu. they won't do it unless they offer you a rental. if you need oil, just pull on the service drive and a porter will bring you a free quart. shouldn't have paid for it
Fuuuuudge.
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No worries, Dev. I'm all done.

I bought this gold bottle from Classic BMW: Castrol / SAE 10W-60

It costed me a total of $12.78

Soon after I got it, I pulled into a empty restaurant parking lot, and filled her up.

It now currently shows that I'm 90% from all the way full.

Before I filled it up, it showed that I was about 10% from completely empty.

Btw, I was brave enough to do all this hard work without a funnel.

I'm the man!

Thanks for your great help, Dev.
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Fuuuuudge.
You're welcome, but I didn't know they'd give you a free quart now I know for future reference lol, thanks Blake
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      03-13-2010, 09:19 PM   #3333
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The Free Oil Policy Seems to be Variable

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You're welcome, but I didn't know they'd give you a free quart now I know for future reference lol, thanks Blake
I've read in other posts that people have different experiences regarding free oil. Some dealers provide it, some don't. Some provide the stuff that goes in the regular cars for free and charge for the TWS.
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      03-13-2010, 11:14 PM   #3334
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I've read in other posts that people have different experiences regarding free oil. Some dealers provide it, some don't. Some provide the stuff that goes in the regular cars for free and charge for the TWS.
Yeah, the stuff that goes in the M3 is expensive as hell, so I'd imagine the dealer being somewhat stingy LOL.
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i traded a survey for oil. i never got the phone survey. lol
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What you think?

Sup fellas... let me know what you think about this picture. I can do this at the next meet pending photo op'ing weather.

It looks much better when there is depth and cooler sky's and colors.

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ur place looks like one of my old apartments
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ur place looks like one of my old apartments
It is in Las Colinas... ever live in the area?
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It is in Las Colinas... ever live in the area?
no, it was in addison. you can kinda see what they looked like in the background of this pic
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Yea our place is more like a town home... But it still an apartment to me.
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