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1200miles not more than 100mph and 4500rpm. (eom). (archive)

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Posted by Al on December 09, 1999 at 22:25:30:

In Reply to: Break-in period...1000, 3000...miles? posted by Russ on December 09, 1999 at 22:03:41:

: Hello,

: What is the concensus here as to the break-in period for the car? Some say 1000 miles, others say 3000 miles and how about not taking the car over a certain RPM? Top speed during this period? Should I add Dinan now or wait until the car is broken in?

: Just want to keep my car ahem...excuse me, "ultimate driving machine" in ultimate condition.

: I find myself driving late at night accidentally missing freeway intersections (ok, maybe subconciously on purpose!) sound familar? My wife is a BMW 540i widow. I would take her along for the ride, but someone has to watch out for the kid.

: Thanks in advance,

: Russ

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