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Thread: opinions on redline oil

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    opinions on redline oil

    Did anyone try this oil ? Opinions please.

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    There are a bunch of technical reports on oils here, and Redline is not a recommended oil for our cars, though I think a couple of people have used it in the diff.

    I'd stick to Castrol TWS 10-60 which is what our engine was designed to work with.
    Andrew Macpherson

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    Beyond the Valley of Z8 Madness
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    TWS 10-60 for me and for as long as it is available.
    2003 Z8 Black/Red

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    I use redline for the transmission and diff; I have for years on my other BMWs and the have gotten very good results (very little metal residue). For the s62, I'm with the rest only Castrol TWS 10-60!!!
    C.A. Cardenas (AKA Dan)
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