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      02-10-2019, 10:19 PM   #6
boony1968
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Originally Posted by DanG View Post
You need to make sure that the oil is LL01 certified. BMW uses Shell oil . https://www.shell.com/motorist/oils-...tra-5w-30.html
Thank you.

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Originally Posted by CLH View Post
If you want an “easy button”, ECS Tuning has oil change kits with everything you need. Just order one a couple of weeks before you need it so that it’s on hand when you’re ready, and you’re good to go.
Thank you. Definitely the easy button, but really overkill from what I've been able to find.

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Originally Posted by M Fifty View Post
Noting that you are a self-confessed "non-engineery" type of person, take it to a garage if you feel the need to change it more than recommended.

HTH.
Thank you for your input but you didn't answer the questions. Condescension is uncalled for and certainly misplaced. The BTOG spinoff stuff gets too deep in the weeds to be practical or relevant.