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      10-18-2012, 02:29 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by NISFAN View Post
Well I do subscribe to the hard break in method

Break in secrets
This looks a bit extreme!!!

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Originally Posted by F30AM View Post
It might be pretty fast but it ain't pretty.
Yeap, its not pretty, but its quite a Q car and some of the angels are growing on me (like this one:

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Originally Posted by dopper99 View Post
What are you getting to the gallon?
I can get 34 mpg easily (even seen 37ish, which is amazing giving its running in!

Starting to push it a bit harder and after a few faster drives it has been lowered the average to 30.


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Originally Posted by johnbmw6 View Post
The trouble with that method is "Synthetic Oil" cos thats a NO NO for break-in method and all BMW engines are full of it , so this method it useless to engines having synthetic oil in them, you must drain it out and then go through this procedure .
Personally I just drive the car until oil warmed up and then boot it, end of story, never needed any oil added to my new cars, even my E90 M3 used only 1 pint in 7K miles and it went like stink.
So when did you red-line the M3 mate?
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