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      02-08-2013, 12:45 PM   #4
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Location: Costa Mesa, CA

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Few things:

Psi looks off. 230 seems high? IIRC it should be around 170-190

Leakdown also seems high. 14% may be acceptable, however, its going to increase with time

Also, considering you have no leaks (dealer verified), I assume the N52 is working harder to push that 4,000lb vessel opposed to the 330i, thus its burning oil at a faster rate. Its almost like towing a 600lb jetski on a E90 all the time, you're going to see consumption increase, both gas & oil

My suggestion is perform some preventative maintenance to offset this. Get new plugs, coolant, filters etc. to help minimize friction internally. Otherwise you're looking at a quart b/w fills every 2,000/miles, which I'd change at 4k. You should also look at fuel injector cleaning & possibly seafoam. Might help @ 102k. GL
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