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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 20th, 08, 07:55 AM Thread Starter
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Seating rings?

I am wondering what you guys think about how long it takes to seat piston rings on a new motor,the rings are Molly Plasma speed pro ring? And when or if I put in synthetic oil?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 20th, 08, 09:06 AM
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Re: Seating rings?

Talk to the machinist that does the hone on your cyl's. If he's using modern equipment I bet he tells you that by the time you degree the cam and do the initial valve adjustment they are seated...

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Mar 20th, 08, 06:01 PM
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Re: Seating rings?

Like dennis said..if it is honed for moly..they should seat on the starter motor alone.I prefer dinosaur sauce and an additive like eos for the break in.I see no reason why you could not switch to synthetic immediately after the break in oil and filter is replaced.Regardless,break in at 2000 rpm.You will want the cyl walls and cam lobes oiled and cooled with some pinwheeling from the rods.

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