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Re: Breaking in engine, synthetic oil

To: A D <>,
Subject: Re: Breaking in engine, synthetic oil
From: Larry Colen <>
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 1999 11:03:38 -0700
On Wed, Aug 04, 1999 at 06:33:57AM -0700, A D wrote:
> Hi All,
> Everybody says, including the synthetic motor oil manufacturers, that the 
> engine needs to be broken in, pistons seated, before switching to synthetic 
> motor oil.
> How does one know when the engine has been properly runned in and pistons 
> are seated?  3000 miles? 6000 miles?

When the oil consumption drops and levels off.

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