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#2543881 - 02/21/12 02:13 PM Good oil filter for BMW x5?
alwayson Offline


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Good oil filter for 2008 BMW x5 3.0si?

I think I'm going with mobil 1 0w40, unless there is something better.


Edited by alwayson (02/21/12 02:26 PM)

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#2543912 - 02/21/12 02:40 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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mann, mahle, hengst. M1 is great, though you can also consider GC or BMW 5w-30.

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#2543919 - 02/21/12 02:45 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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#2543936 - 02/21/12 02:59 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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Probably same product.

By the way, you can get it for less at Wal-Mart. O'Reilly currently has a sale on M1 as well ($5.50/qt).


Any of the filter brands JH mentioned above will be fine.
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#2543951 - 02/21/12 03:09 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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What about Wix?


Googling around I saw a Mann oil filter failure.....

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#2543956 - 02/21/12 03:13 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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Wix is good as well. Can you post a link to that Mann failure and the surrounding circumstances? My own experience with Mann has been very good over the years.

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#2543958 - 02/21/12 03:13 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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Originally Posted By: alwayson
What about Wix?


Googling around I saw a Mann oil filter failure.....

Never seen a Wix for a BMW. do you have a source? I use Mann or Mahle cartridge insert on my 95.
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#2543961 - 02/21/12 03:15 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: Russell]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Originally Posted By: Russell
Originally Posted By: alwayson
What about Wix?


Googling around I saw a Mann oil filter failure.....

Never seen a Wix for a BMW. do you have a source? I use Mann or Mahle cartridge insert on my 95.

Wix makes one for his 3.0. The number is 57327. It looks exactly like the Mann filter.

They make one for your 525i as well: 51160.
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#2543977 - 02/21/12 03:23 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
alwayson Offline


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Hi Quattro Pete,

Thank you for your assistance.

Can you point me towards the correct Mahle or Hengst filter for my 2008 BMW X5 3.0si?

I was confused on the cartridge vs spin on.


Edited by alwayson (02/21/12 03:31 PM)

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#2544000 - 02/21/12 03:38 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: Quattro Pete]
alwayson Offline


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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Wix is good as well. Can you post a link to that Mann failure and the surrounding circumstances? My own experience with Mann has been very good over the years.




http://www.bmwcca.org/forum/index.php?threads/bmw-oem-filter-failure.4312/

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#2544001 - 02/21/12 03:38 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Originally Posted By: alwayson
Can you point me towards the correct Mahle or Hengst filter for my 2008 BMW X5 3.0si?

According to Mahle's website, the correct filter number is OX 387D.
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#2544034 - 02/21/12 03:54 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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Stick to OEM.
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#2544155 - 02/21/12 05:36 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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OEM or MANN.
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#2544256 - 02/21/12 06:51 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: OVERKILL]
alwayson Offline


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Originally Posted By: OVERK1LL
OEM or MANN.


From what I understand Mann is OEM.

So if I go to a NAPA store, will I get the right Mann filter?

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#2544270 - 02/21/12 07:01 PM Re: Good oil filter for BMW x5? [Re: alwayson]
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NAPA sells that filter for $15. I am pretty sure you can get it for less from a local BMW parts department. Even cheaper if you buy on-line.
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