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Old 10-30-2014, 12:32 AM   #1
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Diesel engine break-in period

Yay or nay? So far I've read NOT to tow for the first 500 miles. That is for the differential break-in. What about the motor?


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Old 10-30-2014, 05:41 AM   #2
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Wives tail

Put in fuel and drive , I have heard that they are supposed to brake in and have better mileage but never seen it !
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Old 10-30-2014, 06:07 AM   #3
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Put it to work and don't worry about it.
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Old 10-30-2014, 10:26 AM   #4
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I'd baby that truck otherwise it will break. Gotta go easy on gm stuff.
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Old 10-30-2014, 12:34 PM   #5
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Pot calling the kettle black.........
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Old 10-30-2014, 04:43 PM   #6
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Pot calling the kettle black.........
Ya the guy who wont drive a truck longer than 2 years

He does drive fords so it is a little hard to argue with the logic
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:24 PM   #7
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Class 8 tractors are fuel and go.

Those are the big semis. I don't see any need to break in.
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:55 PM   #8
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Getting back on the OP question, I got my truck on a Wednesday and towed our 5th wheel that weekend with about 300 miles on it. Put it to work.
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[QUOTE=oOslikOo;11445609]Ya the guy who wont drive a truck longer than 2 years

it's what you gotta do to avoid the death wobble and spontaneous combustion problems...
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Old 10-30-2014, 08:48 PM   #10
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Drive it. Make sure to do your first service interval on time.
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