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Re: oil consumption

I would carry a quart. When you need oil, there is not good substitution.

- -Rene

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> Is oil consumption to be expected? Picking up an R1100R this weekend in 
> Nebraska and will be riding 1200 mi home to south Texas. Should I expect 
> to need a spare quart handy? (The bike has around 32k mi.) I guess it 
> would be prudent to have one anyway, but if I burn oil with a bike of 
> that mileage is that a caution flag? 
> Also, re general oil stuff -- here's a report I found via Google: 
> http://www.ibmwr.org/otech/oilreport.html 
> I understand that search rankings in Google have to do with how many 
> times a page is referenced in the 'net (among other things). That this 
> page comes up in the top ten must say a bit about BMW riders and oil 
> obsession. :> 
> -- 
> Mark