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    • #25052
      Jon Romenesko
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      So as long as the weather cooperates and the stars align this weekend, I’m planning on breaking in my brand new LO206. However, the internet appears to be sparse on any particular procedure.

       

      Anyone have a tried -and-true method for breaking in one of these things?  I’ve broken in many a 2-stroke, but never a 4-stroke. Should I just use the same  method of; varying the RPM from low to med for a few laps, cool to ambient, one high RPM run and drain the oil?

       

       

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    • #25058
      David Cole
      Keymaster

      Run it on the stand for about 10 minutes. Make a couple slow warm-up laps, and then hammer down.

      That’s it. After one or two sessions, I would drain the oil and put in new.

      David Cole - EKN Managing Editor

    • #25085
      Jon Romenesko
      Participant

      Thanks guys. Not too far off what I was thinking. My understanding is that the bottom end of the WF is essentially the same as the animal/206, so that procedure should work nicely.

      GP10/CR125
      S2 Semi-Pro Stock Moto - SKUSA Rocky Mountain ProKart Challenge

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    • #25061
      Craig Drabik
      Participant

      <span style=”line-height: 1.5em;”>Apparently there’s no break-in procedure in the Animal/206 manual :)</span>For world formula I’ve always followed the break-in procedure in the manual.  I have run the “no load” portion of the instructions on the stand at home, so when I get to the track I’m ready to just warm it up on the stand then start the on-track break in laps.

      http://www.briggsandstratton.com/engines-racing/~/media/Files/product_catalog/Briggs%20Racing/World%20Formula%20Racing%20Performance%20Catalog%20and%20Reference%20Guide.pdf?la=en

       

       

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