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Re: 1.8Tq manual first impressions...
I guess I'm old fashioned, but it doesn't strike me as wise to go to
redline with a brand new car right off the lot. Maybe manufacturing
processes have changed over the years, but I've always followed a rather
rigid schedule of breakin and typically have engines lasting well past
100K miles if not right past 200K miles.
Don't mean to be critical; I just would like the list's feelings
on the need to breakin or not.
On Wed, 12 Mar 1997, Jeff Wasilko wrote:
> I picked up my car tonite, and while I only had a quick
> opportunity to drive it home, I do have some initial impressions:
> The short 1st gear makes the car wicked fast to red line...it
> feels quite different than the 2.8 manual...I'd love to see this
> car with a few of the TAP mods--it'd be a killer! Does anyone
> have 0-60 times for the 190+HP ECU version?
> The sport seats are very supportive, and the heated seats made
> the drive home very toasty (-:
> My dealings with Pass & Weisz in Burlington, MA were extemely
> pleasant and I'd reccomend them without hesitation.