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hippysmack [Breaking In Your Engine:]
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-  * In breaking in a new bike, you might hear from other owners how they tested their rev limiters, rode it fast and hard for however many miles or purposely stayed in stop and go traffic to simulate heat and cooling cycles. Just follow the MFGs recommendations from your owner’s manual (( NRHS Sales http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1748326&​highlight=engine+break+in )) and you’ll be fine. These are common instructions that are given to every new bike owner. It's just an easy way to say keep the heat down. ((ReddTigger http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1748326&​highlight=engine+break+in ))+  * In breaking in a new engine, you might hear from other owners how they tested their rev limiters, rode it fast and hard for however many miles or purposely stayed in stop and go traffic to simulate heat and cooling cycles. Just follow the MFGs recommendations from your owner’s manual (( NRHS Sales http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1748326&​highlight=engine+break+in )) and you’ll be fine. These are common instructions that are given to every new bike owner. It's just an easy way to say keep the heat down. ((ReddTigger http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1748326&​highlight=engine+break+in ))
   * Generally speaking, main thing is dont over rev it, dont under-rev and lug it and dont overheat it. ((Hopper ​ http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=390897&​highlight=engine+break+in ​ ))   * Generally speaking, main thing is dont over rev it, dont under-rev and lug it and dont overheat it. ((Hopper ​ http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=390897&​highlight=engine+break+in ​ ))
   * An engine is said to be broken in by the first 500 miles by the MoCo. ((1998 HD XLH FSM))but for the first 50 miles, keep speed below 45MPH. For the first 500 miles, vary your speed, avoid steady speed on long distances and keep it under 60 MPH. FSM and Clymer are pretty much in agreement on this paragraph.   * An engine is said to be broken in by the first 500 miles by the MoCo. ((1998 HD XLH FSM))but for the first 50 miles, keep speed below 45MPH. For the first 500 miles, vary your speed, avoid steady speed on long distances and keep it under 60 MPH. FSM and Clymer are pretty much in agreement on this paragraph.