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Old 12-07-2011, 12:37 PM   #68
AustinJake
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Originally Posted by MontyCarlo View Post
Sort of O/T, but I've heard of more than one TE dying a premature death from a combination of highway speeds and not keeping the oil fresh. With only a quart in there, the oil shears out of viscosity rather quickly. Better keep that oil clean if you have to connect trails or spend any time at cruising speeds.
Hey Monte, I thought the TE250 shared the bottom end with the bigger TEs, mine holds the spec below, which is actually a spec I found for a 2009 TE250:

Oil Capacity Transmission: 1.8 qt. (1.7 l)
http://www.ccbmw.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?veh=128276
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