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      05-17-2012, 06:47 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by mike-y View Post
0w-40 weight oil is actually heavier than 5w30 once it's warmed up. The extra oil thickness MAY slightly affect how easy the engine revs, but I don't think it would be very noticeable. I could be wrong though.
that's exactly what i was thinking, but then again, i could just be trippin and over think?
Originally Posted by e90pilot View Post
What rpm is your car idling at? Is it slightly higher than normal?
actually yes, just about 100 rpm higher or so, and it takes a bit to warm up. my idle is sometimes almost at 1 but on cold starts, it doesn't go past 1200 rpm anymore?
Originally Posted by VTECaddict View Post
M1 0w40 is BMW recommended, so you're fine there. Maybe the oil was overfilled? Do you know how many quarts they put in?
i put exactly 7 qts. in there because 6.9 is rediculous lol
Originally Posted by The HACK View Post
I'm going to use a very simple analogy, I hope you'll understand.
Driving is like having sex.
It really is. You can read up all you want about how to please a woman, you can look at all the diagrams in the world, but just like the clitoris, you won't know what the hell an apex is before you actually find it.