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Old 08-27-2012, 04:49 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by DANIMAL View Post
Ah. I was afraid if I ran it up too much the cylinder walls would glaze and the rings would never set. I'm not sure how much it actually matters as I dont know of a way to test it empirically.
What I hear from industry experts is it actually doesn't really matter anymore. The sealing tech is to the point where this part isn't so crucial. It's not like in the 70s where you beat on a motor, replace the cyl head and gain 80hp. You can do some oil analysis to see if you're getting any gas in the oil but I bet you'll be 100% fine.
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