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      07-07-2012, 11:55 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by RPM90 View Post
I use an aggressive break in.
No full throttle standing starts before 1000 miles.
Normal take off and steady raise to red line and back down to around 1500rpm in each of the first 3 gears, as far as I can get in 4th, out of 6spds MT. I use plenty of engine braking to help the engine develop it's full potential, and to seat the rings for best compression and least oil use.

Oil change interval? I use BMW's recommendation.
What are your reasons for breaking the engine in that way rather than how BMW suggest in the manual? I'm genuinely interested, not trolling.
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