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Cold Weather Engine Breakin, need advice

Old 11-14-2006, 03:29 PM
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Default Cold Weather Engine Breakin, need advice

I have a Sportwerks .21 Pro engine that I want to break in, but I am not sure if its advisable to do it in cold weather. We get around 40s to 50s right now.

Has anyone done this and has any advice on it?
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Old 11-14-2006, 03:36 PM
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I'd start 1 full turn out from the factory settings on both the top and bottom end needles. Always use a heat gun or hair dryer to preheat a new motor before starting, it will turn over ALOT easier. You can also wrap a piece of aluminum foil around the head to help hold in heat, it keeps the air from going thru the fins. You should be fine, 40deg is really not all that cold to be breaking in a motor.
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Old 11-14-2006, 03:47 PM
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honstly just wate till next season you will save urslef lots of troubble
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