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Old 04-18-2003, 06:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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should i use synthetic or not? and what brand...Redline? and also the weight of the oil if anyone knows
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It depends on how you treat your engine. If you redline it all the time like I do then use mobil 1 synthetic. I think its the best, but thats my preference, theres nothing really to prove whats best. I would either use mobil 1 or castrol, but if you rag on your engine use synthetic. $30 for a case.
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redline is the best for tranny fluids! For regular oil I use mobil 1 synthetic in either 0w 30 or 5w 30.
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no offense fox but read the thread title :lol:
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shrrrshh shush shrrshsd i get carried away.... besides i was watching simpsons.
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is it possible that my tranny uses atf? cuz on the tranny i found a sticker that says atf
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I'm sure you all have your own preference. But BMW recommends Dextron 3 ATF.
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