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Did a little research and answered my own question. According to the manual you should stay between 2K and 4K rpm for the first 500miles and vary your speed. But if someone has more info, please post.
 

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Did a little research and answered my own question. According to the manual you should stay between 2K and 4K rpm for the first 500miles and vary your speed. But if someone has more info, please post.
That's about all there is to it. Don't go hard, don't maintain one speed. Engine break-in is just like asking what oil to use, there are a thousand different opinions.

Personally, I just drove the car and tried not to use cruise control or go balls to the wall.
 

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What about if you purchased the car 1000 miles from home and you now have to use freeways... Should I just vary the RPM as much as possible?
Yup, that’s about all you can do. I bought my car in another state and had a long road trip back home, too. Just keep the revs varied as much as possible.

Until recently, several European brands offered Euro delivery where you would drive your car from the factory there and take it on a road trip. There were no restrictions on what type of driving you could do. Granted, the manual for sure said to vary the revs, but I think there is a tacit understanding that driving normally won’t harm your engine during break-in period.
 

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Yup, that’s about all you can do. I bought my car in another state and had a long road trip back home, too. Just keep the revs varied as much as possible.

Until recently, several European brands offered Euro delivery where you would drive your car from the factory there and take it on a road trip. There were no restrictions on what type of driving you could do. Granted, the manual for sure said to vary the revs, but I think there is a tacit understanding that driving normally won’t harm your engine during break-in period.
Thanks! Yeah, I'll be driving about 1100 miles! Should be a fun trip (except for the avoiding COVID part). Trying to see if there are some smaller roads I can take at the start of it...
 

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What about if you purchased the car 1000 miles from home and you now have to use freeways... Should I just vary the RPM as much as possible?
I had to to a freeway trip when my DCT Veloster N was brand new, but it was only 300 miles round trip. The simple solution was to cruise for a while and then hit the down-shift paddle. The car would run at a higher RPM for a little while and then automatically up-shift. I did that every five minutes or so and tried to change my cruise speed too. Later on I selected the down shift twice periodically and let it shift up on its own. Whenever it was convenient I diverted onto a handy side road for a few miles. Sometimes I simply took an off ramp and immediately rejoined the interstate. Those maneuvers let me heat cycle the brakes gently and use all the gears in the transmission.

I avoided both high RPM and full throttle. I also tried to minimize extended rpm below 2000 and that sometimes required selecting 7th gear for cruising.

I believe a part-throttle run through the gears up to 5000 rpm, for example, is better during the break in period than a full-throttle run through the gears if you shift at the recommended 4000 rpm limit. In other words, you should NOT drive it like you stole it and pretty much avoid extracting the maximum performance from your engine, transmission, or brake system for a while.

The 600 miles went by quickly and I expect my reasonable break in procedure to pay off in long term engine reliability.

Every time I read about some owner complaining about excessive oil consumption I wonder what his break in procedure was.
 

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I had to to a freeway trip when my DCT Veloster N was brand new, but it was only 300 miles round trip. The simple solution was to cruise for a while and then hit the down-shift paddle. The car would run at a higher RPM for a little while and then automatically up-shift. I did that every five minutes or so and tried to change my cruise speed too. Later on I selected the down shift twice periodically and let it shift up on its own. Whenever it was convenient I diverted onto a handy side road for a few miles. Sometimes I simply took an off ramp and immediately rejoined the interstate. Those maneuvers let me heat cycle the brakes gently and use all the gears in the transmission.

I avoided both high RPM and full throttle. I also tried to minimize extended rpm below 2000 and that sometimes required selecting 7th gear for cruising.

I believe a part-throttle run through the gears up to 5000 rpm, for example, is better during the break in period than a full-throttle run through the gears if you shift at the recommended 4000 rpm limit. In other words, you should NOT drive it like you stole it and pretty much avoid extracting the maximum performance from your engine, transmission, or brake system for a while.

The 600 miles went by quickly and I expect my reasonable break in procedure to pay off in long term engine reliability.

Every time I read about some owner complaining about excessive oil consumption I wonder what his break in procedure was.
I purchased my car from 750 miles away. Took me a while to get home, I did an hour of highway, then I took an hour of backroads. Took like 30% longer to get home but it allowed me to vary my gears and RPM. I have beat the heck out of the car the past year, 22500 miles, no issue, just smiles. Oil change every 3,000 miles, break in oil came out at about 1200 miles and transmission fluid came out at around 2000 miles and redline put in.
 
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