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Old 04-24-2006, 09:11 PM   #1
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New Car. Break-In Question/Suggestion

Tomarrow I will be picking up my new 2006 Focus ST. However i'm wonding what I should do to help insure that it lasts as long as possible. The reason I'm not sure what I should do is because it is being delivered from Oklahoma to Dallas, Texas which is about 200-250miles away. So what should I do considering the circumstances?


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Honestly, just don't race with it for the next month or so, and you'll be fine.. babying it is unnecessary IIRC.
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Congrats on your new focus and to the site.

personally even tho its being driven 200+ miles for delivery i think the break in time is 500-1000 miles but i would drive normal or baby the car untill after your first or second oil change to get proper break in, the better job you take care of your car the better the car is going to take care of you

again and enjoy you new focus
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Old 04-24-2006, 09:36 PM   #4
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Thanks for the warm welcome. The biggest thing I'm worried about is the 200-250 miles of highway miles that will most likely be a consistant speed.
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Old 04-24-2006, 09:39 PM   #5
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why isnt it being put on a car carrier?
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Old 04-24-2006, 09:42 PM   #6
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To save time and cost I guess. Its a dealer trade so someone is bringing mine down and taking another one back up.
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jsut a quastion how much did u pay for your "06 Focus?
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Old 04-24-2006, 09:54 PM   #8
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jsut a quastion how much did u pay for your "06 Focus?
$14,753.35

How much should I have paid?
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i'm interested in an answer to that as well
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Old 04-24-2006, 10:02 PM   #10
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Damn you... $14,753?

I paid about $18,000 for mine 5 months ago and its a 2006 ZX5 SES
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