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Old 06-21-2009, 10:29 AM   #1
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Exclamation V-8 Engine Break-In (Any GM Engineers Out There?)

Hello all!

Any tips on breaking in my new SS? I've heard different things, like "take it easy for the 1st 5,000 miles"

I've never owned a GM product, but I know that powertrains are something that they do right, so what are the do's and don'ts for a 2010 Camaro SS owner? LS3 with stick, if that matters.

Also, does anyone know if the car comes with Synthetic Oil? I'm a huge proponent of it, and use it exclusively in cars I buy. Do I need to change the factory oil out?
~My Name Is Bil
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CAR'S NAME: Jolene | Vin# 2G1FT1EW7A9120401 TAG: ZOOM-ZM2 (my other car is a Miata)
ORDERED: April 15, 2009 Est. Delivery: August, 2009?


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Old 06-21-2009, 10:31 AM   #2
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Old 06-21-2009, 10:37 AM   #3
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Synthetic oil yes mobil one like the vette. Break in varies with opinion read owners manual and do some searching it's been covered before on here several times.
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Old 06-21-2009, 10:59 AM   #4
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Dont they say you have to do an oil change the first 500 miles??
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