BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing
 
Strasse Wheels
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-20-2011, 05:20 PM   #1
eNCore
///M 5light
United_States
46

 
eNCore's Avatar
 
Drives: 13 MCB ///M5
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Los Angeles, 626


Posts: 433
iTrader: (1)

1,200 miles - 3,000 miles break in!

I've seen lots of 1,200 miles break in threads, but not many people talked about the 3,000 miles break in. Many said you can go WOT after the 1,200 miles service, so does that mean the 3,000 miles break in isn't really necessary? What's you guys' opinion on it?
__________________
13 MCB ///M5

11 - 12 MW E92 ///M3 ZCP

08 - 11 E90 335i

Last edited by eNCore; 09-20-2011 at 05:34 PM.
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 06:13 PM   #2
immiketoo
Colonel
68

 
immiketoo's Avatar
 
Drives: Smoothly
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Chicago Burbs


Posts: 2,873
iTrader: (0)

What he said^^^
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by double eagle View Post
Thickness feels good to me and my hands aren't that big.
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 06:17 PM   #3
E90///M3`
Major General
Philippines
62

 
Drives: 2008 E90M3
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Daly City -4- Work///Camarillo is Home


Posts: 5,278
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
2008 BMW E90 M3  [3.80]
Quote:
Originally Posted by SehrSchnell View Post
Oh boy...
__________________
- Jason P
:Have: 08 E90M3, Varis VRS Front Lip, LS3, ESS Supercharger, Arqray Exhaust, Neez Wheels
:Want: VRS Carbon GT Wing & Cooling Bonnet, LCI Taillights
:Videos: EnvyRidesTV, GPR 1, GPR 2, GPR 3, ///MFEST
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 06:36 PM   #4
stefan
Colonel
Canada
27

 
stefan's Avatar
 
Drives: E92M3
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Calgary


Posts: 2,145
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
1999 VF BMW M3  [5.00]
2001 BMW M5  [0.00]
2008 135i  [5.00]
2003 M3  [3.10]
2011.75 BMW M3  [4.17]
2009 STi  [3.83]
Do you hate driving your car?
__________________
///M Power - 2011.75 LMB M3 6MT (fuelly)
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 06:38 PM   #5
zhangzeyuandss
Captain
United_States
12

 
zhangzeyuandss's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 e92 MW m3
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Indianapolis,IN


Posts: 900
iTrader: (9)

Send a message via AIM to zhangzeyuandss Send a message via MSN to zhangzeyuandss Send a message via Yahoo to zhangzeyuandss Send a message via Skype™ to zhangzeyuandss
read the sticker from the windshield ...it was pretty clear what BMW want you to do...
__________________

2011.5 mineral white e92 zcp 6mt m3
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 06:59 PM   #6
gblansten
Beandoc
United_States
28

 
gblansten's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 BMW M5 SG/SS
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Thick ascending limb


Posts: 2,213
iTrader: (0)

Then who was car.
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 07:41 PM   #7
abehwang
Captain
6

 
Drives: e90 m3
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: US


Posts: 514
iTrader: (0)

WOT helps break your car in more
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 07:51 PM   #8
gblansten
Beandoc
United_States
28

 
gblansten's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 BMW M5 SG/SS
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Thick ascending limb


Posts: 2,213
iTrader: (0)

This thread would have been better if "brake" had been used in the thread title. Just an fyi. It is hard to respect sloppy trolling.
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 09:49 PM   #9
eNCore
///M 5light
United_States
46

 
eNCore's Avatar
 
Drives: 13 MCB ///M5
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Los Angeles, 626


Posts: 433
iTrader: (1)

Wow, you guys are really tough. I love the car to death, that's why I am so paranoid about every little thing and want to learn more about it. Just because I am not very educated about cars I get flamed on for wanting to learn more about it.

I thought this is the place to learn more about our special M, since dealers don't know crap about our cars.
__________________
13 MCB ///M5

11 - 12 MW E92 ///M3 ZCP

08 - 11 E90 335i
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 09:53 PM   #10
1MOREMOD
2014 Track Days - 11|Ridge 1:52:24|Pacific 1:35:72
United_States
164

 
1MOREMOD's Avatar
 
Drives: Race car->
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: check your mirrors


Posts: 12,646
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by gblansten View Post
This thread would have been better if "brake" had been used in the thread title. Just an fyi. It is hard to respect sloppy trolling.
did he use the wrong break originally? this is about break in not his braking system?
__________________

02 Tiag e46 M3|6MT|GC plates|MCS c.o.|GC bars|GC race control arms|GC bushings|BW eng. & tran. mounts|subframe kit|BW race shifter|BW Jaffster|Euro header|BW exhaust|K&N c.a.i.|Epic race tune|Rouge pulleys|Seibon CF hood|CSL bumper|ST-40|XR-2|SS lines|half cage|Recaro profi|Profi 2 harness|BMWpedals|BW studs|
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 09:53 PM   #11
gblansten
Beandoc
United_States
28

 
gblansten's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 BMW M5 SG/SS
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Thick ascending limb


Posts: 2,213
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ///M-Turismo View Post
Wow, you guys are really tough. I love the car to death, that's why I am so paranoid about every little thing and want to learn more about it. Just because I am not very educated about cars I get flamed on for wanting to learn more about it.

I thought this is the place to learn more about our special M, since dealers don't know crap about our cars.
Now, I like this particular tactic. I don't think you can go wrong with the ignorant sympathy card.

Props on this thread below btw. Freakin' awesome.

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=587378
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 09:53 PM   #12
eNCore
///M 5light
United_States
46

 
eNCore's Avatar
 
Drives: 13 MCB ///M5
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Los Angeles, 626


Posts: 433
iTrader: (1)

And no, I don't have a sticker telling me what to do on my windshield, but I am a little aware of the second break in. I don't know too much about it because not many people talked about it and everyone is talking about going WOT after the first service.
__________________
13 MCB ///M5

11 - 12 MW E92 ///M3 ZCP

08 - 11 E90 335i
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 10:07 PM   #13
Ateam
Banned
17

 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: USA


Posts: 1,109
iTrader: (0)

I do not get it, what 3k mile break-in is he talking about?
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 10:08 PM   #14
1MOREMOD
2014 Track Days - 11|Ridge 1:52:24|Pacific 1:35:72
United_States
164

 
1MOREMOD's Avatar
 
Drives: Race car->
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: check your mirrors


Posts: 12,646
iTrader: (5)

i think it involves driving over big rabbits if im not mistaken
__________________

02 Tiag e46 M3|6MT|GC plates|MCS c.o.|GC bars|GC race control arms|GC bushings|BW eng. & tran. mounts|subframe kit|BW race shifter|BW Jaffster|Euro header|BW exhaust|K&N c.a.i.|Epic race tune|Rouge pulleys|Seibon CF hood|CSL bumper|ST-40|XR-2|SS lines|half cage|Recaro profi|Profi 2 harness|BMWpedals|BW studs|
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 10:29 PM   #15
-=Hot|Ice=-
Been There, Done That.
United_States
183

 
-=Hot|Ice=-'s Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 BMW M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Maryland


Posts: 4,727
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SehrSchnell View Post
Oh boy...


Why am I starting to smell a troll?
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaypod View Post
You sound like my buddies who have AMG's - Slam the gas, slam the brakes...
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 10:40 PM   #16
1MOREMOD
2014 Track Days - 11|Ridge 1:52:24|Pacific 1:35:72
United_States
164

 
1MOREMOD's Avatar
 
Drives: Race car->
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: check your mirrors


Posts: 12,646
iTrader: (5)

we lost a big one as far as i can tell.
__________________

02 Tiag e46 M3|6MT|GC plates|MCS c.o.|GC bars|GC race control arms|GC bushings|BW eng. & tran. mounts|subframe kit|BW race shifter|BW Jaffster|Euro header|BW exhaust|K&N c.a.i.|Epic race tune|Rouge pulleys|Seibon CF hood|CSL bumper|ST-40|XR-2|SS lines|half cage|Recaro profi|Profi 2 harness|BMWpedals|BW studs|
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 10:43 PM   #17
-=Hot|Ice=-
Been There, Done That.
United_States
183

 
-=Hot|Ice=-'s Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 BMW M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Maryland


Posts: 4,727
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by chriszeh View Post
we lost a big one as far as i can tell.
Bigger then you think.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaypod View Post
You sound like my buddies who have AMG's - Slam the gas, slam the brakes...
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 10:44 PM   #18
SoTempted
Captain
8

 
SoTempted's Avatar
 
Drives: Incompetently
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Clovis, NM


Posts: 758
iTrader: (2)

Haha man you guys are ruthless... I'll remember this if (when) I have questions when I get my DCT, considering I've never even driven anything non-MT.
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 10:45 PM   #19
Superfly_M3
Captain
18

 
Drives: 2011 M3
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Toronto


Posts: 964
iTrader: (0)

I was told 4 - 5,000km for proper break in.
Appreciate 0
      09-20-2011, 11:00 PM   #20
1MOREMOD
2014 Track Days - 11|Ridge 1:52:24|Pacific 1:35:72
United_States
164

 
1MOREMOD's Avatar
 
Drives: Race car->
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: check your mirrors


Posts: 12,646
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by -=Hot|Ice=- View Post
Bigger then you think.
who you thinkin?
__________________

02 Tiag e46 M3|6MT|GC plates|MCS c.o.|GC bars|GC race control arms|GC bushings|BW eng. & tran. mounts|subframe kit|BW race shifter|BW Jaffster|Euro header|BW exhaust|K&N c.a.i.|Epic race tune|Rouge pulleys|Seibon CF hood|CSL bumper|ST-40|XR-2|SS lines|half cage|Recaro profi|Profi 2 harness|BMWpedals|BW studs|
Appreciate 0
      09-21-2011, 02:34 AM   #21
lve2xlr8
Captain
United_States
17

 
lve2xlr8's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 m3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Los Angeles


Posts: 837
iTrader: (7)

Quote:
Originally Posted by chriszeh View Post
did he use the wrong break originally? this is about break in not his braking system?
+1 the OP used the right word.

__________________
'11 M3
'00 M5 - Sold
'08 335i w/m3 conversion - Sold
Appreciate 0
      09-21-2011, 06:31 AM   #22
gblansten
Beandoc
United_States
28

 
gblansten's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 BMW M5 SG/SS
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Thick ascending limb


Posts: 2,213
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by lve2xlr8 View Post
+1 the OP used the right word.

I was suggesting he could maximize the trolling by intentionally misusing the term brake.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:12 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST