It's best to introduce yourself in your own thread... not in someone else's introduction thread...
So I'm moving you to your own thread!
Welcome to the club! Some people swear by the break-ing period and some don't... I would lean toward the side of caution and the manufacturers instructions. However, I don't think your car will blow up just because you went a little over a few times.
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