Oil advice and recommendations from oilman @ Opie Oils

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  1. 1 Apr 2019 at 1:08 PM #301
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    Hey guys,

    What diff oil would you recommend for my F80 M3. Looking to change it before I go to the Ring in May. Car is a weekend car and does occasional trackdays.

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  2. 1 Apr 2019 at 3:54 PM #302
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    Hi

    Does it have the standard diff or the motorsport one?

    Cheers

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  3. 2 Apr 2019 at 9:55 AM #303
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    Hi Tim,

    It’s the standard diff. It’s an active plated diff in M3/4’s.
     
  4. 2 Apr 2019 at 11:38 AM #304
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    Hi

    The problem is that I don't know exactly what's needed for it. The motorsport one just needs the same as the earlier M3 diffs, so I was hoping you'd say that, but I only have a part number for the standard diff oil. Unfortunately, it leaves me a bit stuck. I will try to look into it a bit more, but so far can't find anything clear.

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    I want to drop the oil and filter once a year regardless by my local indy and in between keep up the FBMWSH.

    Its an E92 M3 Comp Pack. 45k on the clock. (Fast road use, no track)

    1) So what oil for topping up (need this pretty soon)

    2) What oil for my indy interim oil service please?

    Many thanks.
     
  6. 9 Apr 2019 at 9:10 PM #306
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    Shall I give you a call?
     
  7. 12 Apr 2019 at 5:04 PM #307
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    Hi Technics,

    Sorry for the late reply, had to reset the passwords again to get in. Have you got the oil sorted?

    Cheers,

    Guy
     
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    No still need to arrange this please....

    Thanks.
     
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    Am I correct that a Mini Cooper S F56 shares the same oil requirements as an N55 equipped BMW (M2)?

    Generally been using Shell oils

    Looking at getting an Indy to change the oil but not reset service light on the Mini and M2.
     
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    Hi,

    This is a weekend car so I will await your response for now as not desperate but would rather buy sooner rather than later. Ready when you are.

    Thanks,
     
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    Really sorry about the delay, no idea why we aren't getting notifications.

    Here is our selection of suitable oils.

    https://www.opieoils.co.uk/c-662-10w-60.aspx

    The Gulf Competition, Fuchs Pro S, Red Line and Millers are probably the best oils. The Fuchs Supersyn, Mobil, Shell, Castrol, Motul and Gulf Racing are the more basic choices, but still good oils.

    Cheers

    Tim
     
  12. 23 Apr 2019 at 5:28 PM #312
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    Hi

    Is the M2 a Competition or not? What year is the M2?

    Cheers

    Tim



    Also, if you don't hear from us, we're not ignoring you, we just don't know you've replied. You're welcome to call on 01209 202944 or email on [email protected]
     
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    I was looking at BMW LL04 oils on your site.

    On the previous page you recommended Fuchs Titan Race Pro C3, for an Fx M3/M4 however this doesn't come up as an LL04 oil on your site ?

    Also why doesn't the Fuchs Titan Race Pro S meet or exceed the LL04 specs as I thought ester based oils were meant to be the best of the best ?
     
  14. 10 Jun 2019 at 7:15 AM #314
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    Hi

    BMW E46 325CI 2001 5 SPEED MANUAL - NORMAL DRIVING - WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND FOR THE REAR DIFF?
     
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    75w-140, Castrol Syntrax Limited Slip 75w-140 is the one most go for.

    Cheers,

    Guy
     

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