breaking new piston in

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#1
I just got my cylinder back and am ready to put the piston back in.
Is there anything i need to do after i put the rings on,like oil them or something and once the bike is all back together what should i do to properly break in the new piston.
Thanks
Tony
 

dkortje

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I like to coat the new rings and piston with just a litle bit of 2-strroke oil. Make sure every thing is moving smoothly by kicking your starter without a plug a few times, then start it up, let bike warm up for 2 minutes and then ride conservatively (not past 1/2 throttle) for 20 to 30 minutes. I do not like to do this just sitting on the stand, as the bike will tend to overheat.