That's basically why I have always avoided the stuff. It might be perfectly
good oil, but I find the huge amount of hype and high-pressure sales that
accompanies it to be kind of offensive.
That said, there are plenty of high grade oils out there that _do_ meet
the SAE guidelines.
There is some argument being made that older engines with roller cams want
oils with higher ZDDP content than the current SAE guidelines recommend,
and this may or may not be a good argument but I don't think it applies to
any BMW products you're apt to see.
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
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