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      12-29-2014, 07:43 AM   #1
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Who Burns Oil At The Track?

so i have noticed that after a day at the track with hard driving the car is burning 1/4-1/2 qrt of oil.. anyone else experience this? i know my e46 would do the same but wondered about others and the s65?
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      12-29-2014, 11:09 AM   #2
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I have had to add 1/2 to 1 liter in between oil changes depending on track time versus DD time. I just keep lowering the oil change interval and am now down to 5500 miles between changes.
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I have had to add 1/2 to 1 liter in between oil changes depending on track time versus DD time. I just keep lowering the oil change interval and am now down to 5500 miles between changes.
ok sounds good then.. i did 2 track days and will have to add about a 1/2 qrt before the next one
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      12-29-2014, 01:32 PM   #4
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I had to add alittle myself but not a big deal...you run a car hard you are bound to burn some oil. I'm getting an oiler cooler..that will help some
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      12-30-2014, 01:12 PM   #5
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Early on I burned 1/4 quart per track day, but after about 20K miles that stopped happening. Now depending on how many track days I have between my 7500-mile oil changes I usually have to add half to a full quart.
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Early on I burned 1/4 quart per track day, but after about 20K miles that stopped happening. Now depending on how many track days I have between my 7500-mile oil changes I usually have to add half to a full quart.
ok so mine is abut normal then.. thank you
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      12-30-2014, 01:30 PM   #7
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I burn more oil on long road trips. Track days, not so much. I wouldn't worry about 1/4 - 1/2 quart though.
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I have never noticed any oil being burnt after track days or normal driving. My oil level stays pegged on Max btw normal oil changes.
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I thought I was burning oil but ended up having a leak. This season will let me know if issue is resolved.
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I burn some, but I don't keep track.

Always bring an extra quart with me to the track...have had the warning to add oil twice in the last 2 years.
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I have never had to add oil between changes.
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I have never had to add oil between changes.
On which car?
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I have never had to add oil between changes.
On which car?
Both. Only car that used oil was my S/C'd 330.
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Both. Only car that used oil was my S/C'd 330.
My e46 used oil but have since fixed a leak so may not anymore.
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zero oil consumption on track and for DD


not like my old E90 330i which was consuming 1l/500km on track and juts slightly less when DD
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      01-07-2015, 01:36 PM   #16
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I seem to burn 0.5-1L every 7.5-10k miles, with or without track time
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I add a 1L every 3-4K regardless of use. 2008 E90 with 97K and 7.5K oil changes from Day One.
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