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Old 12-01-2012, 01:13 PM
jpdunn101 jpdunn101 is offline
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The break in procedure I use is.. Start engine, let it idle long enough to warm a little and get lubed up (2-3 minutes), increase and hold rpm's at 2,000-2200 for 10 minutes let it idle down while you check for leaks etc..

Take it for a drive on a nice remote road where you can hold it in gear alternating stiff acceleration and deceleration up to 4500 rpm for about 30 -40 minutes... avoid high rpm's for 500 miles then drive it like you stole it!!

I like the idea of using DINO oil for break in as Bob suggested but if you want to use synthetic oil just increase rpm's and duration for the same results.
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