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      12-06-2007, 08:18 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by e92phreak View Post
BMW uses synthetic oil. I would change it on your own at 5k or before, and every 5k after that. The oil in the first oil change is VERY dark. By doing the oil change early, at least it will get rid of the little metal particles that are floating around from the new engine.

+1 AND doesn't have a super fine screen which gums up AND expects you to dump the car before 100k miles.