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      09-13-2018, 06:32 PM   #1
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I need oil change ideas in North Dallas!

Dealership has gone from $100 to $120 for an oil change. I live in Collin County. Any ideas on where to get an oil change for a decent price?
135 with an N55.
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BMW of Arlington does it for $49.99. Might be worth the drive. I live in the panhandle of Texas, and get mine changed in Arlington whenever I'm in town. Closest dealership to me is Amarillo, and they charge over $100 as well.
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BMW of Arlington does it for $49.99. Might be worth the drive. I live in the panhandle of Texas, and get mine changed in Arlington whenever I'm in town. Closest dealership to me is Amarillo, and they charge over $100 as well.
That's the kind of feedback I was looking for! I checked with several collin county dealerships, they ranged from $120 to $138. I work 15 minutes from BMW of Arlington (Moritz BMW?). I' give them a call.

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That's the kind of feedback I was looking for! I checked with several collin county dealerships, they ranged from $120 to $138. I work 15 minutes from BMW of Arlington (Moritz BMW?). I' give them a call.

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Glad I could help!

Not sure if its Moritz, maybe they were at one point? 1105 E Lamar Blvd, 817.461.9222.
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Glad I could help!

Not sure if its Moritz, maybe they were at one point? 1105 E Lamar Blvd, 817.461.9222.
What a great deal! $49.99, usually it's only a Saturday special, but that price is good for the whole month of September.
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Dealership has gone from $100 to $120 for an oil change. I live in Collin County. Any ideas on where to get an oil change for a decent price?
135 with an N55.
It's an extra $20

Be happy you don't have an M3, it cost me $180 just for the oil and filter.
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Dealership has gone from $100 to $120 for an oil change. I live in Collin County. Any ideas on where to get an oil change for a decent price?
135 with an N55.
It's an extra $20

Be happy you don't have an M3, it cost me $180 just for the oil and filter.

It's gone from $80, $100, to $120 now. I was willing to pay the $120, but was thinking hey is there something better? And turns out there's something much much much better.
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I use a wheelchair to get to car, but can easily crawl around, and did brake job on BMW X1.

Oil is even easier.

Walmart or others sell a nice oil catch can that holds it internally.

You can pour back into old 5 quart jug to measure how much came out.

Last 2 jugs of Mobil 1 0w40 were $13 after rebate. Filter is maybe $10 from Amazon.

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FYI to anyone in North Texas, I got the engine on reduced power warning today. BMW of Arlington and the first hour of looking at the car to determine the problem is free. Can't beat that with a stick. I know the other BMW dealerships around here start at $169 for that first hour.
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What a great deal! $49.99, usually it's only a Saturday special, but that price is good for the whole month of September.
It may be a permanent "special". Its painted on the wall in the service bay.
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I have been to K3S Motorsports twice and liked them. Just in case anyone is looking for an indy shop. I can’t comment on BMW of Arlington’s work (never been there) but I am a little skeptical of a $50 oil change at a stealership. Seems too good to be true?
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