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Old 09-06-2008, 03:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Oil and oil filter to use in a 2000 Z3?

Sorry if this is a repost or in the FAQ, but I couldn't find anything after looking around....

We have a 2000 Z3 and while I think regular Penzoil 10-40w and a Fram filter would be fine, my wife is insisting on getting "BMW High Performance Synthetic Oil".

It seems ridiculous to me that synthetic oil would be necessary and I don't believe the hype for a second.

Who's right?

Thanks in advance...
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Wow pretty dead here. Guess I'll find another forum.
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Hi, New at this but I am looking for same answer. Let me know if you here anything.
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Old 11-07-2008, 12:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I run Castrol 20-50 Syntec in my 2000 M Coupe...........did I hear a pin drop?
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