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      02-01-2013, 11:56 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by biggynuts01
I never paid much attention but today I was driving on the streets of OC pretty aggressively for 20 minutes, running 5k to redline most of the time and I noticed my engine oil temp was hitting 225-230.

Is that normal? Seems a bit on the hot side. I was concerned.
Totally normal. M3 heats up very quickly.

The F10 M5 and X5M takes ten times the thrashing before you see temps rise like that. Much better cooling.

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