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  1. Light smoke/vapor from intake plenum

    E60 M5 and E61 M5 Touring Discussion
    Is it normal for a light amount of smoke/oil vapor to come from the intake plenum if you have driven your car for awhile? Engine hasn't really run for probably close to 6 months.. Gas tank is also half full and been sitting awhile. If not, what might cause this issue? And another question is...
  2. Massive oil consumption 1 quart of oil every 350 miles for M6 2013

    F06/F12/F13 BMW M6 Discussion
    I own a M6 2013 Convertible (V8 twin turbo), i bought it with 13k miles on it still under warranty and service, back in 2015. Ever since i got it i had to add 1 quart of oil every 350 miles, and i was told by the bmw service team that it was O.K. it is within their normal as it keeps driving the...
  3. Rod bearing vs. piston ring clearance

    E63/E64 M6 Discussion
    Hi all, We all know S85 consume oil, and it was due to loose setup of the piston ring. I have been checking rod bearing issue, and today I have learned that the clearance was .001mm which is too tight. Especially, for an engine that uses 10w-60 castrol tws. I am really surprised why BMW choose...
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