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      01-26-2013, 12:53 PM   #1
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best place for an oil change in pasadena/ la area?

any recommendations? dealers or independent shops? I don't have the oil or oil filter and my car is out of warranty. thanks!
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M shop in eagle rock. Talk to Joe or Paolo
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      01-26-2013, 08:26 PM   #3
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Eurasian Automotive in Pasadena. 626-793-5512. Ara has two M3's of his own.
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      01-27-2013, 11:23 AM   #4
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Good to know on these 2 shops. Also Avus in Glendale does good work. Reasonable rates, Dinan dealer.
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any recommendations? dealers or independent shops? I don't have the oil or oil filter and my car is out of warranty. thanks!
Do you have ramps/stands/socket set?

Buy the oil and filter from tischer and diy and save some $$
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www.emw1.com

Owner has 2 M3s, a race e36m3 with s54 the and techs have or had m3s
I've had and have my e36m3, e46m3 and e90m3 serviced there with no issues
and all the other shops above bring their customers cars here when they cant figure it out

Best kept BMW service shop secret in SGV
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can someone recommend where I can buy the oil and filter for cheap? thanks guys!
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http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E90-M3-...All/ES2578578/

Or if you wanted to try liqui moly 10w60....it can be had for a good price
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Oh and you might consider a microfilter while you're at it as the dealer typically changes that at the same time as oil changes.
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      02-26-2013, 10:17 AM   #11
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www.emw1.com

Owner has 2 M3s, a race e36m3 with s54 the and techs have or had m3s
I've had and have my e36m3, e46m3 and e90m3 serviced there with no issues
and all the other shops above bring their customers cars here when they cant figure it out

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Yeah johns an awesome guy, does good work.
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      02-27-2013, 01:53 AM   #12
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Oh and you might consider a microfilter while you're at it as the dealer typically changes that at the same time as oil changes.
wait, what's a microfilter? you mean oil filter?
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^Cabin filter
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For the price of labor, you could get some ramps, oil drain canister, and some metric allen sockets.
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M shop in eagle rock. Talk to Joe or Paolo
Cant go wrong with the M shop. Bunch of honest guys. Used to take my e46 M there and will take my e92 m there too.
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