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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 28th, 2009, 12:58 am Thread Starter
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How much for this oil?

This is the new K oil. Dealer used it for 20,000km inspection. I was charged $33/1l. Bike rides very smooth, they made software update as well. Gear box is particulary more silent and butter-like after oil changing, lost that hang feeling. Is this the normal price for this oil? I always have the feeling that local dealer is ripping me off.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 28th, 2009, 2:56 am
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Of course it's expensive. It says BMW on the front label. Twice.

Looks like this oil is going for Australia $70 ($US50) for 4 liters down under, or 32.99 for 4 liters ($US54) in the UK. So I think maybe you are getting hosed.

But if it truly makes the bike run and shift better, then maybe it's worth it . . .

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Well, you're paying nearly twice what the rest of the world is. Whether it's the dealer or some kind of tax, who knows? What do you pay at the discount store for regular imported brand name motor oil?

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 28th, 2009, 7:34 am Thread Starter
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Well, you're paying nearly twice what the rest of the world is. Whether it's the dealer or some kind of tax, who knows? What do you pay at the discount store for regular imported brand name motor oil?
we are country inside european union, no taxes or anything, just a greedy dealer. AUTOMOBILE BAVARIA.


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Doru, for that kind of $$$ your dealer should provide a spa room with a massage from a well endowed blond Bavarian babe. WOW.... I can buy 3 quarts of Mobil 1 for that.

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 28th, 2009, 11:39 am
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Hey Guys presently 12000miles I run regular castrol m/c oil 10/40 but would like to switch to a synthetic??.What kind is everyone using. Mobile 1 ??
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Hey Guys presently 12000miles I run regular castrol m/c oil 10/40 but would like to switch to a synthetic??.What kind is everyone using. Mobile 1 ??
Oh no!-Here was go No offense but oil threads just take up room. Save youself time-and do a search--tons of opinons-we are all OIL experts

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old Jul 29th, 2009, 3:33 pm
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I paid 14.38 per litre including our tax at 15%. You can use whichever currency exchange rate you want, but price appears to be fairly consistant.

Does seem to make the bike run smoother but after the F650X loan bike, anything will be smooth.

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