[quote]Originally posted by roys63:
<strong>Run it! may be the rings, it can take up to 1000 miles to seat them!</strong><hr></blockquote>
I have been told many times this is an old timers myth. The rings should seat in the time it takes to break the cam in.
Think for a minute about race engines. They build them, break in the cam, and run the piss out of it.
I have never started a newly rebuilt engine and had it smoke more than a couple of minutes. Of course, I am always thourough on the rebuild. One skipped step and.....