Transmission BMW

BMW Endurance Gearbox

Specificaties

Type racing : Endurance racing
Product : Eurol Specialty Racing 75W-140
Type vehicle : BMW F80 M3 Competition
Product use : Transmission

Description of problem

The gearbox was operating at more than 130°C sump temperature during a 12h endurance race with the current transmission oil. Outside temperature was approximately 17°C.

Solution

With Eurol Specialty Racing 75W-140 in the gearbox, during another 12h endurance race, the sump temperature did not exceed 110°C, while the outside temperature had increased to 32°C. This is a direct result of lower friction in the gearbox. Used oil analysis indicated a wear reduction of 55% over a race weekend.

Customer testimonial

Joost Ursem, CEO, JR Motorsport: “During races, the new Eurol Racing 75W-140 oil reached a significantly lower temperature compared to Castrol Syntrax 75W-140.”

Performance

Temperature reduction : 20ºC
Wear reduction : 55%

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