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Old 13 Apr 2011, 08:50 am
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I was about to change the oil in my bike and I found this! What do you think?

Break In Secrets--How To Break In New Motorcycle and Car Engines For More Power
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Old 13 Apr 2011, 10:59 am
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I was about to change the oil in my bike and I found this! What do you think?

Break In Secrets--How To Break In New Motorcycle and Car Engines For More Power
I don't know, I always ran my my bike hard though
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Old 10 May 2011, 06:58 am
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I don't know, I always ran my my bike hard though
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Old 10 May 2011, 07:09 am
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"There's a very small window of opportunity to get the rings to seal really well ... the first 20 miles !! "

Why?
He has a theory, and that's fine....
"More Power & Less Wear" -
Also cures bad breath.
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Old 10 May 2011, 08:38 am
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there are different types of rings, painting them all in a broad brush doesn't seem right.
Cast Iron ('Quick seater')
Chrome
Moly

perhaps more

What does sealed power say?

We were always told to use light oil (ATF for piston assembly, it's 5w)
The first moments are intense heat- the rings are, as mentioned, grinding
the high spots off. Localized (The ring) gets too hot at extreme RPMs.

His procedure does sound the same as what direct connection / mopar performance recommended, IIRC, so there's nothing radical there
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Old 10 May 2011, 02:09 pm
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I followed that site when I broke in my new motor. The motor's fine, unfortunately the transmission is not.
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Old 10 May 2011, 02:14 pm
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All that "break in" stuff is a load of crap.

Engines are run for a pre-determined amount of time at the factory to make sure everything is put together properly. Then you also have to figure the vehicle is driven onto the trailer, off the trailer, around the lot and probably test-driven by a few people before you buy it... nobody gets a vehicle with zero miles on it.

The only possible way you'd get to "break in" an engine is if you build one yourself.
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Old 10 May 2011, 06:04 pm
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The factory, I have no doubts, has mastered breakin, through components, process and lubricants.

I read the article from perspective of one about to replace (Hopefully only) rings
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