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what is the breakin period for a new truck

what is the breakin period for a new truck? i shift a 3000rpms. right now i have 1/4 of a tank left and all i have is 250 miles in it, subtract 8 miles that was on it before i got it. does that seem right. i think i have a 17gallon tank.

the shift is getting better and smoother but when does it get real smooth like butter?

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the rpms go up to 7000 and there is no redline, how do i know where the redline is? sorry stupid noob questions.
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I think the normal break-in period is either 500 or 1000 miles.I think the red line is about 6000RPM. Don't quote me, I could be wrong.
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so hopefully i should get better mileage after the truck is broken in?
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You will get better mpg after break in, at least my bike did....1st tank of gas i got 40mpg, next tank was 47...and i havent checked it yet, so hopefully its up in the 50's

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my break in on my ranger seemed to take forever. I think my mileage didnt start to really increase till i hit about 4,000 miles.
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