Thread: BMW Engine Oil
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:56 PM   #60
JRWooden
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MikeMike View Post
I think people worry way too much about oil.

They should be worried about the amount of recalls and the sudden failure of crucial parts on the bike.
They should be worried about the cracking gas tanks...even on the newest models!
That sort of stuff.
MM:
I agree, I am quite happy that BMW has "approved" 15W-50 oil ...
But with with 30K miles on my bike and hoping to put another 20K on it this coming year I am indeed more worried about the stator, gas tank, and am also a bit pissed off about my headlight reflector turning black.... (using only OEM/OEM equal bulbs)

Maybe I'm just lucky, but I've had no fuel system issues ...
but I may start packing one of the $50 USD fuel pumps in my tool kit............
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