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New cams too!! Very Important! (archive)

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Posted by Matt S on June 29, 2001 at 14:55:31:

In Reply to: You only need to break in Piston rings posted by ///M Chris on June 29, 2001 at 10:18:19:

When breaking in a new cam you should run the engine at 2000-2500 rpm for about 20 minutes, so the metal surfaces have enough lubrication as they are "getting used to each other". Otherwise you can wear through the outer hardened layer of the cam and wipe out some of the lobes.

Matt
Maximillian Importing


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