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      01-29-2013, 10:18 AM   #11

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Originally Posted by cisach View Post
What about the 5w40 that is LL01 and BMW approved in terms of the labeling.

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The 5w40 is still just a Group III hydrocracked oil. The 0w30 is a TRUE synthetic made from PAO/Esters, not Group III.

In the end, it all depends on what OCI you decide to run, what your UOAs come back looking like, etc. Every user/application is different in regards to what they feel comfortable with.