oil change

Asked by Apr 17, 2008 at 11:05 PM about the 1987 BMW 3 Series 325i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How many quarts and what is the best type of oil for the '87 325i?

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43,545

I believe 5 qts. and go with the oil weight recommended on the cap, probably 5W30.

thnx! Though I think everything is in German...hah.

25

This really depends on the weather where you live--but 10-30W is great. I can't believe I don't know how many quarts it takes, I haven't changed my own oil since I owned a Bronco, sorry!

275

just start with like 4 and a half quarts, go for a drive and check it to see if you need to add more

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