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      11-25-2011, 08:22 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by AlanAZ View Post
My diff. took about 1.2 qts, much more than a 1/2 Liter, and $43 for a Liter of oem gear oil is 4 times the cost of RedLine, and many would consider RedLine to be superior than the OEM. The BMW TIS has it as 1 and 1.2 Liters for non-M E90 diffs.

From Mike Miller's old school maintenance schedule:
You can get the Castrol SAF-XO from Land Rover dealers for ~$12L. Same oil as BMW OEM, at a price comparable to Redline.

Given how BMW is with warranty coverage, I am using the factory spec oil until the warranty is up. After that, I too will be perfectly happy to use Redline in the diff.
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