Join Date: Jun 2008
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
| ||LinkBack||Thread Tools||Display Modes|
Recently purchased a 1993 325i e36 for my son. I'm not new to BMW's, worked for BMW for a few years up to 1976, after leaving Porsche. Currently I drive a 1987 528e with only 137k miles, excellent car, will probably outlast me. Anyway my question about the 325 pertains to oil: type and quantity. Haynes repair manual recommends 20-50 weight, 6.8 quarts when change includes filter. I went with Castrol GTX 20-50 since it is the same as I use in the 528/M20. I ended up pouring in 8 quart's to get the correct reading on the dip stick. Was the hayne's manual wrong? With that volume of oil I would expect more than 3000 miles between changes, am I correct? Would synthetic be a better choice. What does the factory recommend? All replies appreciated.
Bob in VA.
|Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Hello From A Newbie And Some Questions!||Hawaiiannights||M-Series (M1, M3, M5, M6)||2||05-16-2005 11:53 AM|
|Newbie With Questions||djianlaverick||3-Series (E36)||3||03-18-2005 10:21 PM|
|Newbie Questions||celicaxx||3-Series (E36)||3||01-03-2005 05:52 PM|
|Newbie Questions.||hockey_fan||3-Series (E36)||7||10-06-2004 05:41 AM|
|Newbie needs help w/ 325||mohan_raj_nair||3-Series (E46, E90)||5||02-05-2004 07:57 PM|