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      10-21-2012, 08:46 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by bobblehead
Mine was changed with BMW Performance (aka Castrol) 5w30 (in Canada). Therefore, for US, it would be the same ...

Originally Posted by stealth.pilot View Post
When I look at the Castrol Specs, the 0W-40 seems to meet BMW spec better than the OW-30. Specifically ACEA A3/B4.

When BMW does the complimentary break-in oil service at the VPC, what will they use?
Should I take my own oil if I want a 0w-40 or 0W-30 oil?

Wouldn't that be better. I heard if you like to drive in a cold start then the 0W oils are better.
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