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1961 109 WAGON
12-08-2008, 08:25 PM
what do you use for your 4.4l bmw engine?2003-2005
is non syn. okay to use??

Hammer38
12-13-2008, 10:04 AM
BMW recommends 5-50 Castrol full synthetic. Honestly, I wouldn't use anything but a full synthetic in that engine. It's got enough sludging issues w/the synthetic. BMW recommemds an oil change every 15K, which is stupid in my opinion. Especially since they say burning a quart every 1,000 miles is normal.

1961 109 WAGON
12-16-2008, 02:24 PM
thank you!