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      04-11-2011, 05:36 PM   #1
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Engine oil clarification please!!

Hi

Ive done lots of research and even search on website regarding my cars engine oil grade, even opie oils say its 5w30 Castrol edge , i just bought 8 litre for the service ,and now i saw some people, talk about 0w30 oils for the 335i?

can any tell me the exact manufacturer grade that i need ??

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      04-12-2011, 06:33 AM   #2
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Opie oil are generally spot on with their reccomendations so I wouldn't worry too much, the difference between 0W30 and 5W30 is that the 5W30 will be a little thicker when cold. More important is to check the standards the oil conforms to on the back of the package are approved by BMW for your vehicle.

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5W30 is the factory 'reccommended' grade.

LL04 if you want to use long service intervals
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Edge 5w30 is stock ll04 however some dealers use mobil 1
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