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    hi! Newbie Question

    Hi,
    Just baught a WRX monday, curious what kind of breakin mileage should i follow for the engine? Anything a newbie owner should beware of?

    Thanks!

    Mac

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mac2005
    Hi,
    Just baught a WRX monday, curious what kind of breakin mileage should i follow for the engine? Anything a newbie owner should beware of?

    Thanks!

    Mac
    First off, start reading the owner's manual 2nd, congrats on your purchase of a wrx 3rd, break-in period is to keep it under 4k rpms till you hit 1000 miles. 4th, do an oil change at the 1000 mile marker.

    For the second question, go easy on the tranny (i.e don't launch the car).

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    Quote Originally Posted by TurnWRX
    start reading the owner's manual
    Good point! thanks for the answer and tip.

    Mac

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    Quote Originally Posted by TurnWRX
    First off, start reading the owner's manual 2nd, congrats on your purchase of a wrx 3rd, break-in period is to keep it under 4k rpms till you hit 1000 miles. 4th, do an oil change at the 1000 mile marker.

    For the second question, go easy on the tranny (i.e don't launch the car).
    Perfect! Couldnt have been better.

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    Oh and also congrations on the new ride.

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    now I am gonna seem like a post wh0re but its late and I cant spell sorry for that last post. hehe. CONGRATULATIONS!

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