Well, I don't know about break in procedures or periods afer reading that one article that was posted a while back. They say run it hard right off the start. Everyone else seems to say take it easy for so many miles, blah blah. I kinda run middle of the road. Pour a little bit of oil into the gas, run it easier for 10-20 miles, then go harder with it.
myself and several sled owners i know say warm it up, then ride fairly hard(vary the rpms! all through the powerband, "BURP" the throttle like revving a dirt bike( mabey 2 little squeezes before a hard pull to around 7/8 throttle) dont hold on any one rpm for an extended amount of time, NO wfo across the lake!!of course these are only opinions( and there are many!!) but it never hurts to have a couple!
i usually run 2 tanks of premix gas on a freshly rebuilt motor (i have to premix on my sled anyways so i just richen it up) but i ride it hard just like i would normally. but no wide open across the lake runs till after my first tank is gone
I was always told to break it in like your gonna ride it. Well I have been tolds lots of stuff but thats what we do. Worked really well on my dad's Viper's first engine. That engine would smoke other Vipers with him piloting and hes not a lightweight.
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