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Re: oil consumption (archive)

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Posted by B. Wheaton on June 10, 2001 at 20:38:53:

In Reply to: oil consumption posted by vlksdragon on June 10, 2001 at 19:32:51:

Hi. My M3 consumes a quart about every 1500 miles (I currently have 95,500 on the car). I am failry certain that this is normal as my E30 325e and numerous E21 320is have burned about the same. Perhaps it's normal piston ring/cylinder wear?

Take care.

Brandon Wheaton
1989 E30 M3

Just wondering what everyone's M3 is consuming in oil.
My '88 w/93K has been eating about a quart every 1k miles, and there doesn't seem to be any leaks anywhere, and no smoke on startup. Is this fairly normal?


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