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Old 03-04-2005, 11:44 PM   #14
shemoves
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Join Date: Jan 2005
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Location: Glendale, AZ
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1997 Outback

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Originally Posted by z&cobb
Drive the car as close to what subaru suggests regarding 4000 rpm for 1000 miles, mostly in the mountains or back roads with lots of up and down shifting and use the gears a lot and don't forget to get into the boost. That's good for the very hard Nikasil TM coating/"liners." Then keep the oil in for 3000 to 3750 miles.
Why is it good to do revvy mountain driving rather than "easy" cruising during break-in?
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