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Well finally the call has come and the ST is due in the showroom next Saturday
and we are both a bit excited but also sad at the same time as the Porsche will be taking it's final drive by the wife.

Our little three month old unfortunately needs a bit more space than the wife anticipated and has put off the change for as long as possible but two seats and limited boot space took its toll a couple of months ago for her to cart our little girl around. What makes it harder is that my wife lost her mum three years ago and the Cayman was a present to herself from the inheritance she received so there is an emotional attachment to the car and I kow tears will be shed.

Anyway less of the heartache but what I am wondering is this - I have done a quick search but what do reccomend for running in the engine???

I know from bikes that TBH you can just nail it from the off and the engine will give better power, however my mini engines I have always broke them in gently over a 1,000 mile period. What is the 'ford' way of doing these things ??
 

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Ford recommend 1500miles some say 1000 others just nail it from day one,i kept both of mine to less than 5000rpm and no problems
 

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definitely drive it like you stole it from day one. This ain't the 1970s any more, cars are ready to be ragged from the start as far as I'm concerned.
 
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