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The only Mobil 1 synthetic that meets BMW... (archive)

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Posted by Bart B. on March 03, 2001 at 17:46:37:

In Reply to: Another oil question, but different posted by WernerS on March 03, 2001 at 08:28:42:

specification for the ACEA A3 standard is 15W-40. None of their 0W-, 5W- or 10W- stuff does except maybe 10W-40 if they make it.

To save tons of money, get BMW 5W-30 High Performance from your local dealer; with BMW CCA discount it'll cost about $2.90 a quart. And the BMW filters can be had at a 20% discount, too. Then change the oil and filter yourself.

I wouldn't trust the local quickie-greasy-lubie joints to my BMW, but yours may be different.


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