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Proper Break in procedures

http://mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm

This is the way I have been breaking in engines, I just did not like the manufacturer's recommendations, and here is why..........


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So when I break in my engine for the first time here soon warm it up and then run hard.......but should I still use Yamalube or what do u recommend?

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So when I break in my engine for the first time here soon warm it up and then run hard.......but should I still use Yamalube or what do u recommend?
First off, use the oil you will always use and as I have always said, warm it up and drive it............


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sounds good to me I dont know about the neighbors though....lol

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one more ? Willy how long before I change the oil for the first time I really cant guess the mileage? I did buy a magnetic oil plug.

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20 miles of driving, so say after an hour, change the oil.................


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will do thanks again...

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drive it like u stole it thats what i say

but i was told you should change the oil after using a least two full tanks of gas
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it say not to use synthetic oil but i have always use yamalube semi synthetic is that okay to use to break in my new top end
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i was told not to let it sit and idle for long because theirs not as much oil going to the top end is that true?

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