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#4526683 - 09/26/17 12:16 PM this look familiar?
dnewton3 Offline

Registered: 05/14/07
Posts: 7361
Loc: Indianapolis, IN

Look like anything you've seen before?
The one thing he does not discuss is "normal" variation.
But - I think someone here already covered that ...
The act of preventative maintenance, in and of itself, is FAR MORE important than brand/grade/base choices among lubes and filters.
- under maintaining something is akin to abuse/neglect; that can kill equipment by shortening the lifespan
- over maintaining something has never been proven to be anything but a waste of time and money

#4526688 - 09/26/17 12:21 PM Re: this look familiar? [Re: dnewton3]
Quattro Pete Offline

Registered: 10/30/02
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Originally Posted By: dnewton3
this look familiar?

It does...
'02 530i (Edge HM 10W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)

#4526747 - 09/26/17 01:33 PM Re: this look familiar? [Re: Quattro Pete]
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