Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oxnard, CA, USA
I've read about individual dealers promoting 5W-40, but haven't seen any official documentation from BMW.
Were these UK bikes? Remember, sometimes a specific country's importers will set up certain recommendations or service bulletins that may differ from the BMW factory.
'13 Dark Graphite Metallic K16GTLD, 24K miles and counting...
'09 Magnesium Beige Metallic K13GT, 60K miles miles and counting...
'02 Mauve Metallic K12LTC, 106K miles and sold
BMWLT#145, IBA# 366, MOA# 111996, SCMA# 24032
All lower 48 states plus Alaska on the K13GT in two weeks . . .
Some people see the gas tank as half empty. Some see it as half full. All I care is that I know where the next tankful is coming from...