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You need to chng ur oil more frequent than that... (archive)

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Posted by Phil on October 06, 1999 at 15:19:18:

In Reply to: How reliable are 96-99 m3? (more) posted by ern on October 06, 1999 at 13:27:19:

This almost sound like a joke, is it? If you expect your M3 to last and drive in good condition, think about doing more frequent oil/filter changes. Like every 5000 miles. Also think about using nothing but prm fuel. M3 has a high compression engine, which requires prm fuel. Then again, it's your car...


: My other car, a turbo 300zx, has 170K miles.
: Maintance on the car has been minimal for years--oil change every 10K miles, cheapest oil, cheapest gas.
: The car still runs great. Just wondering if I can expect my '97 M3 to be as reliable. At what mile will
: I start seeing major problems? Thanks.

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