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      03-14-2020, 10:45 PM   #1
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I may change in between factory required changes. Which seem to be every 9000 miles
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I may change in between factory required changes. Which seem to be every 9000 miles
My friend who’s been a senior BMW technician since 2009 said this is the first motor he’s seen require a 1 hour oil change. At least what dealer charges. Something about the way the motor is mounted
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I may change in between factory required changes. Which seem to be every 9000 miles
To do an oil change on the S58 in the F97/F98 the repair instructions require that you remove the strut brace and the complete air box to access the oil filter. This is why the labor time for an oil change is higher on this vehicle.
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To do an oil change on the S58 in the F97/F98 the repair instructions require that you remove the strut brace and the complete air box to access the oil filter. This is why the labor time for an oil change is higher on this vehicle.
Are those instruction on line?
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To do an oil change on the S58 in the F97/F98 the repair instructions require that you remove the strut brace and the complete air box to access the oil filter. This is why the labor time for an oil change is higher on this vehicle.
Are those instruction on line?
Not sure
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To do an oil change on the S58 in the F97/F98 the repair instructions require that you remove the strut brace and the complete air box to access the oil filter. This is why the labor time for an oil change is higher on this vehicle.
Are those instruction on line?
Should be on newtis.info
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For other vehicles i have (and my race bike) the "interim" oil changes are simpy the oil - i dont bother with the filter.

just an option
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My goodness this has to be one of the most involved oil changes I have seen from a non-exotic car.
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My goodness this has to be one of the most involved oil changes I have seen from a non-exotic car.
No kidding. Interim changes will almost certainly be "oil only" and pray that I can figure out the correct volume sans filter. Usually 1/3-1/2 quart (we shall see).
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I just got mine done last week as we get free maintenance for the first four years but I shudder to think about what dealers will charge for this.
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Wow, so much more labor involved than on the M40i B58 engine.
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If there has ever been a case for a remote oil filter, this must be it.
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For other vehicles i have (and my race bike) the "interim" oil changes are simpy the oil - i dont bother with the filter.

just an option
yes I have done that too
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I change every 5-7k km
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So it seems pretty easy to change the oil although no one has posted any procedures about that. Seems the oil filter is another problem although if you have factory service you can change the oil in between
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Wow that is one hell of a procedure.

It seems like it would be a good idea to measure the oil coming out in one of those pails with increments on the side so you can put that exact amount back in.
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DIY oil change just completed. It's straight forward and doesn't require removal of the airbox unless you have large forearms. I was able to change the filter with the airbox in place. Make sure you loosen the oil filter housing completely and allow the oil to drain out for a few minutes before removing the housing/filter assembly to avoid making a mess. The oil drain plug is probably one of the most easily accessible I've ever come across.
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DIY oil change just completed. It's straight forward and doesn't require removal of the airbox unless you have large forearms. I was able to change the filter with the airbox in place. Make sure you loosen the oil filter housing completely and allow the oil to drain out for a few minutes before removing the housing/filter assembly to avoid making a mess. The oil drain plug is probably one of the most easily accessible I've ever come across.
This is huge—did you drain the oil warm and how much did you get out? Will stop eating spinach now to avoid further forearm circumference gains....
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DIY oil change just completed. It's straight forward and doesn't require removal of the airbox unless you have large forearms. I was able to change the filter with the airbox in place. Make sure you loosen the oil filter housing completely and allow the oil to drain out for a few minutes before removing the housing/filter assembly to avoid making a mess. The oil drain plug is probably one of the most easily accessible I've ever come across.
Do I sense a how to in the future?
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This is huge—did you drain the oil warm and how much did you get out? Will stop eating spinach now to avoid further forearm circumference gains....
Yes I did get the oil up to temp and then waited 10-15 minutes before starting the draining.


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It's similar to most vehicles oil change procedure. Filter is element style.
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