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Old 04-27-2006, 10:23 AM   #51
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Default Re: Proper Break-In Technique(s)?

Nah, nah, *NAH*!!!!



Nobody here, nor Mr. Mototune know a damn thing about engine break-in.



*I* was at the Pentagon once, found the REAL secret to engine break-in back in a forgotten closet (underneath the stack of documents labeled "Roswell", which was next to the "JFK Conspiracy" and "100mpg Carburetor" piles).



I am *finally* prepared to leak the secret to massive power gains, incredible engine longevity, and phenomenal fuel efficiency.



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Then, you clrleoijgeri keghihegjyh kljghe thhggel f76lda llgjiejnred dk, gheucvnehg kfhsgjhdfla kdjdhgkr.



But if you allow the engine to lfhvoiarn akjgha agjarejglfjglker kadirekm ackjyehjglk okjahd, gjlelhadlk, lkghelhlaa, or gglkehcnfkdd; it will be bad, bad news.



Got it?



Good. Glad we have something like the MO Feedback Forums, where things like this can be cleared-up without interference from "outside influences".



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Old 04-27-2006, 10:31 AM   #52
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Old 04-27-2006, 10:49 AM   #53
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don't harleys leak oil..?
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Old 04-27-2006, 10:58 AM   #54
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WHAT!?!? Then what's all that bs in the owners manual about not "exceeding 50 mph" for (let me find it) the first 100 miles?



Maybe that's why my Buell sounds like "a Briggs & Stratton with every nut and bolt loose." (a quote from SA)
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Old 04-27-2006, 11:20 AM   #55
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Easy Scotty, are the dylithium crystals ok?
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Old 04-27-2006, 11:48 AM   #56
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She canna' take na' more.....
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Old 04-27-2006, 11:55 AM   #57
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Old 04-27-2006, 11:58 AM   #58
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My God, there's a mushroom cloud over AirHawk's house...
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Old 04-27-2006, 01:45 PM   #59
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Right. So, if you press hard, that is push the ring hard and frequently against the cylinder you simply force the two metal surfaces to fit together faster. If you press slowly and bring your RPM slowly over time the two metals will take longer to mate together perfectly. Why do both methods achieve the same result? Because the piston follows the exact same path up and down the cylinder bore. In the end, the same amount of metal is removed, the same mating surfaces are created. One method takes longer, one method takes less time.



This is the foundation of my question. Is there any other component (force, etc) in this equation that suggests that a hard fast break-in actually creates a better seal?



It could be true that if you never reach redline and high piston speeds the motor never quite breaks in.



BTW this is what Joe Minton stated in the article cited in a post above.
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Old 04-27-2006, 01:54 PM   #60
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