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Old 03-22-2012, 12:10 PM   #2929
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Originally Posted by Sock Monkey View Post
Congrats, but do NOT go out there and drone for 1000 miles to break her in. Get on the back roads and hammer up/down through the gears, lots of accel/decel to really slam the rings against that nice fresh hone to get a good fit and seal. I did that and mine hasn't used a teaspoon of oil in 10k miles, and it goes like a scalded cat. Power wheelies in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd gear with no problemo......

Actually, the route I had planned out for either takes me through the Ozark mountains in southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas. I've never been one to take the easiest route.
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