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      01-11-2013, 07:32 PM   #23
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No oil added up to 1st 1200 mile service. When I checked after the service the
oil level showed 1/2 way between the lines.

At 3100 miles total, got alert to add 1 qt & did so. Oil level now shows right at top line (took about 30 min to register). My assumption is that at the 1st service they were about 1/2 qt low on the oil change fill.

Consensus: used about 1/2 qt in 1900 miles......
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      01-11-2013, 07:35 PM   #24
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factory recommended break-in and service to 1200 miles. At 5600 miles now and have not had the oil gauge move at all, even after a track day.
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      01-11-2013, 07:40 PM   #25
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99% by the book break in. ~27,000 miles, never any oil, indicator never whent down AT ALL.
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      01-12-2013, 07:16 AM   #27
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My previous Audi RS4, also a high revving V8, had similar recommendations and I ignored them too. Zero issues there also. The recommendations are there because a lot of people don't know how to do a proper break in, and there must be allowances for this. It is easy to tell people just to baby the car for a certain time period rather than tell them what really needs to be done for optimal performance.
And how do you know what really needs to be done?
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