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Just curious on what methods people are doing.. The way the cycle shop tells you, or the WFO method.. or whatever else there is
 

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the method i have always used is break it in the way your going to ride it. Ther have been plenty of test that have shown a motor will laast long and make more power when broken the way you ride it not take it easy.
 

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Well I mostly ride wheelies on my atv's.. and do stoppies... and hard trail riding... I used to have a 2002 gixxer and i broke it in the same way i would have rode it and i wootered something up on it in the first 500 miles and it never was right.. even after several attempts to fix the problem it still kept doing it.. I can't recall what was wrong with it though ;?
 

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Yep, you'll get many differing responses on this topic. I agree with Motoman too. Not too easy and don't beat the crap out of it. I like heat cycles myself. No full throttle for the first 5 or so hours.

Mine runs like a raped ape now with the intake, exhaust, and PCIII.

Good luck!
 

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I broke in mine the moto man way. I know its not a 450 but when they tore it down to put in the 440 kit,everything was shiny and the piston had a great color to it.RIDE IT LIKE YOU STOLE IT!!!
 

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On a Dyno under load...

1st gear... 3000 RPM
2nd gear... 4000 RPM
3rd gear... 5000 RPM
4th gear... 6500 RPM
5th gear... 8500 RPM

then back down keeping the motor under load at all times (5 minute run)

5 minute cool down and repeat 5 times...

have a beer and repeat 5 times
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AJ
 
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