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Post by stupot67 » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:34 pm

It's not oil you should concern yourself with Paul......

It's sans plomb - I think your M would look the biz towing a 1000L bowser (Should help slow you down a bit into the bargain :rofl: )

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Post by D4dawg » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:38 pm

:rofl: :rofl: :driving:
@ Stu
To be fair on a run mixed of blasts and chill I run around 26 plus to the gallon

Mazzer does a lovely 9.5!

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Post by Pastry » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:42 pm

stupot67 wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:34 pm
It's not oil you should concern yourself with Paul......

It's sans plomb - I think your M would look the biz towing a 1000L bowser (Should help slow you down a bit into the bargain :rofl: )
I was going to take a bit of siphon hose. You know how Smartbear likes to go on about how economical his 4 pot is :roll: :wink:
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Post by Pastry » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:45 pm

D4dawg wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:38 pm
:rofl: :rofl: :driving:
@ Stu
To be fair on a run mixed of blasts and chill I run around 26 plus to the gallon

Mazzer does a lovely 9.5!
I've only had the car a few days so I've only learnt the 'blasts' bit, the 'chill' might prove tricky :D
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Post by firebobby » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:53 pm

D4dawg wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:38 pm
:rofl: :rofl: :driving:
@ Stu
To be fair on a run mixed of blasts and chill I run around 26 plus to the gallon

Mazzer does a lovely 9.5!
More like blast and polish, you will have to give Paul some detailing lesson Marc :roll: .
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Post by D4dawg » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:59 pm

Pastry wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:45 pm
D4dawg wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:38 pm
:rofl: :rofl: :driving:
@ Stu
To be fair on a run mixed of blasts and chill I run around 26 plus to the gallon

Mazzer does a lovely 9.5!
I've only had the car a few days so I've only learnt the 'blasts' bit, the 'chill' might prove tricky :D
Hahah.
I prefer the chilled driving then a few blasts to remind myself of what car can do
More rewarding :)

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Post by D4dawg » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:00 pm

firebobby wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:53 pm
D4dawg wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:38 pm
:rofl: :rofl: :driving:
@ Stu
To be fair on a run mixed of blasts and chill I run around 26 plus to the gallon

Mazzer does a lovely 9.5!
More like blast and polish, you will have to give Paul some detailing lesson Marc :roll: .
Hahaha so very true ;)
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Post by BMWZ4MC » Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:36 am

mmm-five wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:24 am
I was used to the 1L per 1000-2000 miles of the e34 M5, so expect the Z4M to be similar.

However, in 143,000 miles, I've not used a drop between services - albeit with 6,000 mile oil changes.

I still carry a litre just in case.
Angelus666 wrote:
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Mine seemingly doesn't use any between services, the same as my old CSL. The TTRS uses about 1lt every 3k miles.
As above, I service mine more frequently that the planned intervals, but I've never used oil between services. In contrast, my old S2000 used a litre a month!
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Post by MrPT » Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:11 pm

I did 2100 miles over the Easter break (including extended periods of "pressing on") and if anything I gained oil. Perhaps from my mate's 997.1, which used over 2 litres. :o
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Post by RedUn » Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:32 pm

My zeds never used any, neither did my S2000 on road or track :thumbsup:

My Cayman on the other hand, drank about a litre in one track day! :?
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Post by BMWZ4MC » Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:34 am

RedUn wrote:
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:32 pm
My zeds never used any, neither did my S2000 on road or track :thumbsup:

My Cayman on the other hand, drank about a litre in one track day! :?
That's interesting, my AP1 used about a ml / mile with a mix of London driving and hooning, which seemed about normal when I spoke to other S2000 owners. Maybe you had a good one!
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Post by RedUn » Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:09 pm

BMWZ4MC wrote:
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:34 am
RedUn wrote:
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:32 pm
My zeds never used any, neither did my S2000 on road or track :thumbsup:

My Cayman on the other hand, drank about a litre in one track day! :?
That's interesting, my AP1 used about a ml / mile with a mix of London driving and hooning, which seemed about normal when I spoke to other S2000 owners. Maybe you had a good one!
Mine was an AP2, ran on Mobil 1, never used a drop, even after a weekend at the ring, it was far from standard too!?

I know a litre per 1000 miles was common, no idea why mine was different but I didn't complain!
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Post by MrPT » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:06 pm

MrPT wrote:
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:11 pm
I did 2100 miles over the Easter break (including extended periods of "pressing on") and if anything I gained oil. Perhaps from my mate's 997.1, which used over 2 litres. :o
Don't usually quote myself, but I just found out that it actually sweated out over 4 litres, and that this the upper end of "normal" for these engines when driven hard. :cry:
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Post by RedUn » Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:57 pm

MrPT wrote:
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:06 pm
MrPT wrote:
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:11 pm
I did 2100 miles over the Easter break (including extended periods of "pressing on") and if anything I gained oil. Perhaps from my mate's 997.1, which used over 2 litres. :o
Don't usually quote myself, but I just found out that it actually sweated out over 4 litres, and that this the upper end of "normal" for these engines when driven hard. :cry:
The only time that is normal is for an rx7!
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Post by TomK » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:43 pm

MrPT wrote:
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:06 pm
MrPT wrote:
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:11 pm
I did 2100 miles over the Easter break (including extended periods of "pressing on") and if anything I gained oil. Perhaps from my mate's 997.1, which used over 2 litres. :o
Don't usually quote myself, but I just found out that it actually sweated out over 4 litres, and that this the upper end of "normal" for these engines when driven hard. :cry:
4 litres! The thing only takes 5.5.. :o Why the discrepancy in consumption figures?
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