break in how long?
Posted May 21, 2005 - 02:58 PM
Posted May 21, 2005 - 03:22 PM
Posted May 21, 2005 - 05:13 PM
it's not so much how long you break it in for, but how you break it in.
You should now be using 1/2 throttle to about 6K RPM. Loading the engine up is good for the ring seal, but don't lug it! I break my engines in progressively, increacing rpm gradually. This is my opinion. I've built about a dozen engines, and broken them all in this way and never had a problem.Breaking in a WR is easy cuz you dont have to rev the ringhole out of it to have a good time.
Someone will reply, instructing you to change the oil and filter and hold it flat. This may work fine, but may not. Just ask yourself how long you want to keep your bike for.
Maintainance : if you do nothing else, keep that air filter clean. Ti valve engines + dirt = $$$$$$. I do oil and filters every 5 hours. Check valves about every 20 hours in the bikes early life, but drop that to 10 hrs when she gets a bit tierd.
Posted May 21, 2005 - 05:22 PM