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      01-21-2013, 07:28 AM   #1
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Recomended Oils?

Hi Guys,

This is my first post, and I am about to undertake my 80K KMs service for my e90 320i.

Can any recomended the relevant oils/fluids and specs for the following?

Engine Oil
Coolant
Brake Fluid
Power Steering
Transmission
Differential

I would rather get this info from here than go to an auto store and asking.

Any info would be much appreciated.

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      01-21-2013, 07:59 AM   #2
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Engine Oil--Amsoil European Formula 5W40
Coolant--BMW OEM
Brake Fluid--ATE Super Blue/Super Gold (Start with Blue and switch off per change, makes it easier to tell when you're done)
Power Steering--whatever. E46s used ATF in the power steering system, not sure about the E90s
Transmission--Redline or Royal Purple
Differential--Redline or Royal Purple
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Thanks for that Geko...

I've managed to secure OEM coolant, however still shopping for the rest.

I think the transmission is an easy pick with the ATF.

How about anyone else in Australia that can recommend products available here?

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Engine Oil--Amsoil European Formula 5W40
Coolant--BMW OEM
Brake Fluid--ATE Super Blue/Super Gold (Start with Blue and switch off per change, makes it easier to tell when you're done)
Power Steering--whatever. E46s used ATF in the power steering system, not sure about the E90s
Transmission--Redline or Royal Purple
Differential--Redline or Royal Purple
Are you ordering that particular oil (European Formula) on line? Its not one I have seen in the stores unfortunately. I tend to go along the lines of the ideal that I change my oil so often it shouldnt matter but als wouldnt mind trying something new.
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