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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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| Originally posted by moe19x@Apr 21 2005, 07:46 PM |
jsut a quick question, ive got a 98 328i how often do i need to change the oil when i use synthetic?? ive driven close to 4000miles since last oil change which i used mobile one and only one green bar is missing
| Originally posted by pwarren@Apr 21 2005, 06:37 PM |
what should you go by?? Do you guys trust the computer to tell you when you need an oil change. I have just hit 4K on non syn oil 15/40.. My computer still has three of the five green bars left. Has anyone had a sample checked when going by the computer???
My 98 328 goes 10,000 with Mobile1 0W40, change out the filter at 5,000. I recently changed out my valve cover gasket and it looked very clean in there. I do 90% hi-way driving. If I did mostly city driving I would change more often, depends on your driving conditions and if you use synthetic or not
Originally Posted by Gregg
Umnitza now provides a mechanic to install all parts ordered right in the box! It's their new "Total customer service program" that will eliminate all the haters and keep incompetents from breaking shit and blaming the vendor! When you are all set simply call INS and they will pick him up free of charge.
| Originally posted by ADS328@Apr 24 2005, 02:55 PM |
.............According to a technical article posted at Pelican Parts, most synthetic oils can go 25K miles before breaking down.
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