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Hey fellow X'ers,

For the past two weeks, I've been babying my X: no fast accelerations, no hard braking, keeping her under 65 mph. Now I'm coming up on 1200 miles. I know, I've been driving her around. I read somewhere that someone changed oil at 1500 miles and then again at 3000 and then did regular intervals of 3000 after that.

So I guess what I'm asking to you veterans out there is: what's my next step to ensure that she's fully broken in properly?

Thanks mates!
 

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Break in is BS. I've built an engine for my Camaro and my break in was driving it 30 miles to the dragstrip while my passenger was tuning it with EFI Live :geek: I changed the oil the next morning after I made about 8 passes down the dragstip.

You can change the oil now.
 

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I changed mine at 1400, and will again at 3500. I am then debating on going the 3500 intervals or 7000 interval. These are the two options the manual states.
 

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USMC XTERRA said:
If you have the right weight oil for the climate 7K is a shoe in for winter as there is hardly any dust. Provided your trips are more than 10 miles at a shot. MC
We have dust in the winter because of all the sand that is constantly on the road, add that to whipping winds. Now it's not like driving down a gravel road but it's still dusty.

So with that, what is considered to dusty for the 7k intervals?
 

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MidnightX said:
So I guess what I'm asking to you veterans out there is: what's my next step to ensure that she's fully broken in properly?

Thanks mates!
I took mine to Paragon at 1600 miles. Not as daring as the guy in my group with a brand new landcruiser.
 
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