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      11-25-2012, 11:12 PM   #29
Lorde
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Originally Posted by Frogman View Post
There's a really long in these forums about this topic.

Apparently BMW does not use break-in oil on these cars. I also did not want to keep my original oil for 15,000 miles.

I had the dealer do an out-of-cycle change at 4,000 (just before a long trip). I'll have the second change done on schedule at about 15,000. After that, I'll probably change it every 7,500.

It's a lot more expensive to change than other cars due to the synthetic oil requirement, but I plan on keeping this car for a long time, so I think it's worth it.
Correct. Only M Cars.