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      10-04-2012, 06:08 PM   #1
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Best place/prices for oil change in the bay area

Can anyone recommend any reputable places to do oil changes in the bay area that have competitive pricing? Thanks!
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Can anyone recommend any reputable places to do oil changes in the bay area that have competitive pricing? Thanks!
Recommend that u do it urself, thats ur competitive pricing
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Recommend that u do it urself, thats ur competitive pricing
I don't have all the tools and I'll probably mess something up along the way.
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Any reputable shops? Thanks.
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WHere are you?
How far are you willing to travel?

I know a great shop in Castro Valley.

PM if you are interested.
They did all the work on my e30 M3 and my e36 M3. They also build race cars for club racing.
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have a member hook u up for a case of beers or something. if i was still up in the bay area i definitely could have done it for you.
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A&D Autowerk in Sunnyvale......Tell them Paul with the White 330 recommend them.
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I don't have all the tools and I'll probably mess something up along the way.
It's really not hard at all, just get yourself those rubber strap wrenches, and a 17?mm socket, and maybe ramps. total is like 80 bucks. Pays for itself in a few oil changes
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Can anyone recommend any reputable places to do oil changes in the bay area that have competitive pricing? Thanks!
come out to my shop in Tracy. just buy the parts and will take care of it or will order that parts just let me know castrol 0w30 or bmw 5w30
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Rgeelow, am local, PM me your shop location, need mine done soon.

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come out to my shop in Tracy. just buy the parts and will take care of it or will order that parts just let me know castrol 0w30 or bmw 5w30
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come out to my shop in Tracy. just buy the parts and will take care of it or will order that parts just let me know castrol 0w30 or bmw 5w30
I'm not local but thanks the offer!! Do you know if mobil 1 5w-30 or 5w-40 would be best for our cars? Thanks!
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I'm not local but thanks the offer!! Do you know if mobil 1 5w-30 or 5w-40 would be best for our cars? Thanks!
Depends on what car you drive. BMW recommends Castrol but everyone has their own take on brand.
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I'm not local but thanks the offer!! Do you know if mobil 1 5w-30 or 5w-40 would be best for our cars? Thanks!
Mobile 1 0w40.
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Will mobil 1 5w-30 be ok for the car?
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Will mobil 1 5w-30 be ok for the car?
why not just use whats recommended?
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why not just use whats recommended?
What exactly does the dealership use? I've heard from some they prefer to use something else since dealership isn't full synthetic? Also, does oil fiter really matter?

Thanks!
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Dealer uses BMW oil. It's full synthetic. Yes, oil filter matters.
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Im still under warranty, but I take my other cars to HTL Motorsports in Santa Clara.
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