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      06-03-2011, 09:51 PM   #16

Drives: 335I
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Illinois

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Originally Posted by TrackRat View Post
Did you read the Oil Sticky and your OM? No one but BMW has a clue what oil is appropriate for your BMW engine without objective, scientific LL-01 testing. There are no Royal Purple, Redline or Amsoil oils approved to LL-01 requirements.
You posted 5 hours after the OP asked a question about oil? Man, your slacking!

OP to answer your question, BMW LL01 oil simply means any oil that has a certification of ACEA A3B3+, or API SJ+. Look for any of those two, anywhere on the label, and enjoy the ride!

Indepth information about what the certifications mean: