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Just dropping in to say we have a new Cayman S coming Jan 28th (on the RoRo boat as we speak...based on the porsche tracking app.) and are really excited about taking delivery. I love seeing the comments and recommendations here and will post pictures once we take ownership...

Question; Is there actually a "break-in" period with these cars?

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Congratulations and welcome. There are a few of us (several?) hoping to get our cars this month. I bought mine yesterday (landed in port Jan 3), but I'm still waiting for it to get to my house.

You should do a search on break-in. There are different opinions on that. I think we mostly all agree that there is a break-in period, but we have different plans for it maybe. I will be on a 1000 mile plan. Others are on a 2,000 plan, which is specified in the North American manual. Someone from Europe will have to say what the current EU book says.
 

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Good afternoon

Just dropping in to say we have a new Cayman S coming Jan 28th (on the RoRo boat as we speak...based on the porsche tracking app.) and are really excited about taking delivery. I love seeing the comments and recommendations here and will post pictures once we take ownership...

Question; Is there actually a "break-in" period with these cars?

Keep those great discussions going.
Welcome to the forum.

My new Cayman is currently in production. Hope to have it early March :)

This is what the manual has to say:

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Good afternoon

Just dropping in to say we have a new Cayman S coming Jan 28th (on the RoRo boat as we speak...based on the porsche tracking app.) and are really excited about taking delivery. I love seeing the comments and recommendations here and will post pictures once we take ownership...

Question; Is there actually a "break-in" period with these cars?

Keep those great discussions going.
Welcome rcreed44! What ship are you on?
 

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Glad to have you aboard and congrats on your new steed. I'm frequently a shoot from the hip guy, but followed Porsche's US break-in directive with our CPO BS and plan to do so again with the new GTS upon arrival.
 

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Welcome to our madness. All good advice here. Can't wait to see photos of your new steed. My break-in just completed. Followed Porsche's advice for my model and spec. Starting to do some galloping. Bumblebee is taking on a new life. So, in my case, doing it by the book seems to be working just fine.

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Good afternoon

Just dropping in to say we have a new Cayman S coming Jan 28th (on the RoRo boat as we speak...based on the porsche tracking app.) and are really excited about taking delivery. I love seeing the comments and recommendations here and will post pictures once we take ownership...

Question; Is there actually a "break-in" period with these cars?

Keep those great discussions going.
My SA tells me it's very important to do these things:

1. Warm up the car to 180 degrees before driving. The temp of the car is the most important factor in the break-in period.
2. Don't use cruise control. Vary the speeds, use the paddles, etc.

1k miles in, you can go balls out... but remember to warm up the car as a rule of thumb.

I just hit 1500 and on the first nice day, I'm gonna go bananas. I still haven't even used Sport +. I want to wait for the first nice day of Spring. Taking delivery of a car in the middle of winter is weird haha.
 

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1k miles in, you can go balls out... but remember to warm up the car as a rule of thumb.
Just remember you want the oil temp up also. Water temp comes up quickly on modern cars, but the oil temp still takes a while. I won’t rev any engine at any age very hard until that oil temp is up.
 

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Good afternoon

Just dropping in to say we have a new Cayman S coming Jan 28th (on the RoRo boat as we speak...based on the porsche tracking app.) and are really excited about taking delivery. I love seeing the comments and recommendations here and will post pictures once we take ownership...

Question; Is there actually a "break-in" period with these cars?

Keep those great discussions going.
Welcome and I am sure much excitement re the impending arrival of your Cayman S...I took delivery of a GTS 4.0 last year and it is just fantastic. Download the Porsche app "Good to Know" and go the section entitled "Same Driving Pleasure, More Safety etc..." there is a section at reference point 8000 246 on recommended run in procedures which most people seem to follow.
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Just remember you want the oil temp up also. Water temp comes up quickly on modern cars, but the oil temp still takes a while. I won’t rev any engine at any age very hard until that oil temp is up.
I just meant temp in general, as I make sure both are out of the "blue" marker, but yes, for sure.

They both take about 10 minutes to get up to temp for me. I find myself waiting 15 minutes while I peruse my FLAC collection.
 
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