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Old 09-24-2010, 06:37 PM
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Originally Posted by cobalt327
I would just make a habit of occasionally running it up a ways, then coasting back down w/foot off the gas
Good advice here. This procedure has worked well for me on every motor I've built since I was a kid. Load the rings by accelerating in top gear, then oil the motor by coasting down in gear..... over and over and pretty soon, everything is good to go.
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