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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 03-02-2012, 06:24 PM
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Well it was worth the wait........

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at the factory when they put the roundel on they do it with a rubber mallet and they call it "spanking the baby" it's a throwback to another time.

what do you call taking that engine up to the heart of the tach the first time?

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Old 03-02-2012, 08:25 PM
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at the factory when they put the roundel on they do it with a rubber mallet and they call it "spanking the baby" it's a throwback to another time.

what do you call taking that engine up to the heart of the tach the first time?

congrats

I think I earned an ///M stripe I actually had the service done at 1107 but still remained diligent (for what I don't know) until I crossed the 1200 mile mark. Then I checked my MDrive settings - dialed all settings to sport/power - shift lights on, pressed the M button (S5 for the first run)... hit it, going through the gears watching those shift lights illuminate - and let off til next time............
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the 2nd part of the break in is from 1200 to 3k yes? are guys as militant about this process?
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The only break-in period I observed was to the 1200mi mark.
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