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Old Feb 15th, 2014, 09:51 AM
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The best oil to use??? In r 56 cooper s

I now use castrol edge 00-40 new stuff. Is this the best oil?
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I use Castrol Edge 0W-30 for my JCW but used this in my S also.
Not sure if it is the best oil but this is what my main dealer uses and recommends.
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thanks for the info. does yours burn any oil?
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I burn oil rapidly! I think more than it should to be honest!
Probably about a litre every 2-3K.
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mines about the same mate. it is normal i belive? just had it remapped aswell the little thing gets so hot its unreal!! the bonnet you cant even touch in places when ive been giving it some stick!
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Just make sure you use Synthetic oil that meets the BMW LL-01 specs, not all do. An oil change vs no oil change is good but You will get better MPG, More Power and a Smoother Running Happy motor with the correct spec Mini oil!
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