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I need to know what kind of oil would be best for a 1998 740iL? I live in Western Washington if that'll help with suggestions. PLEASE HELP I NEED INFO TODAY!
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8 quarts
API - SH/CD or CE
Synthetic
15W-40
Change every 5 to 10K
Good luck. By the filter from
www.alloembmwparts.com
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Only use C rated oils if you are using it in a Diesel application...but deffinatly use a synthetic lube, and proper filtration...

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