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E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
4th generation E90 M3 sedan, E92 M3 coupe and E93 M3 convertible. The last of the naturally aspirated M3s, powered by a 4.0 liter V8 making 414hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

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Old 12-09-2011, 06:43 AM
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Post 1200 Mile Service

I finally reached 1100 miles and was able to get the initial service completed. I have been careful with the initial break-in to this point except I exceeded 5500 RPM's a couple of times but never went over 6K. The manual says to gradually increase RPM's and speed, but as you know that is a difficult thing to do. At what point can I really start driving the car without compromising the long term future of the engine. I plan to keep this car.
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Old 12-09-2011, 06:45 AM
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Go drive it......I bet most people hit WOT right after the service. If you have DCT, you gotta make sure your shift lights are working ....................Phil
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Old 12-10-2011, 05:13 AM
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I hammered mine on the way home from the 1200 mile service. God it was scary/fun
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Old 12-13-2011, 04:44 PM
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I hammered mine on the way home from the 1200 mile service. God it was scary/fun
+1, left the dealership sideways joining traffic. don't turn off DSC if you don't know what you're doing
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