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i have an '86 325e coupe with 283,000 km on it. its time to change its oil and i was wondering if i should upgrade to synthetic. any suggestions?

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BMW recommends Mobil 1 Synthetic.

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BMW recommends Mobil 1 Synthetic.
just chatted with my local BMW dealer, and they dont recommend synthetic because it'll ruin all the seals... looks like im gonna run some castrol GTX 20-50

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yah man i run castrol oil also :-D...high mileage thoh
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