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      12-28-2008, 05:37 PM   #1
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Question about Break-In Period..new member here

Im picking up my E90 tomorrow, and am traveling upstate the following day (230 mile trip). My question is, is it okay to drive the car at a steady speed (65-75mph), for almost 3 hours?

I am just so excited to get the car, im dying to drive it on a long journey to get the mileage up. But might resort (still good), to driving with my father in his C63 tomorrow.

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try to vary ur speed so try not to use cruise control. varying rpm's are always good during breakin.
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As long as you dont pass 5500 on your rpm you should be fine.
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As long as you dont pass 5500 on your rpm you should be fine.
What about varying RPM's every once in a while, maybe up to 6500 once a dayish?
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