What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

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What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by cOoTeR » Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:58 am


As many of you know there are a few different arguments as to what's the best way to break in a new motor. Most common are:
1) Baby it like the manual says
2) Ride it like you are planning to ride it all the time
3)Ride it but vary your rpms as much as possible shift often
4)Ride it like you stole it/ hard break in
5) Take it to a dyno shop and have them so a hard break in on it.

What methods is everyone here planning on using? You can put the reason why you are choosing that method but there's not really any reason to debate which is best. The argument has been around forever and it really seems to boil down to personal opinion.

I'm planning on doing the dyno break in.

My reasoning is explained in this video by Brock Davidson.

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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by UFO » Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:00 am


I typically break my bikes in like 2 & 3, varying throttle and acceleration load as much as possible. I'm usually interested in maximum reliability from all the parts seating without excessive stresses involved. I don't care about eeking out a handful more horsepower.

From a performance POV I'm not too worried about power. At most I would probably put a slipon on possibly for sound only. I don't plan on dropping thousands to max out the engine on this thing. I want a bike I can do a 1000 mile day on (yes, I'm an IBA member) :crazy: Though it's been awhile since I've done long distance riding.

I also don't want to pay someone to break in a bike that I can do while going out riding. :D
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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by DeRox » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:04 pm


I'll do option 3, with a little 4 thrown in :)
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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by BoostedOne » Sun Dec 17, 2017 7:42 pm


Will also do 3+4. Ride hard but don't be cruel to it. that comes later :devil:
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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by Ninja H2SX » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:48 am


DeRox wrote:
Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:04 pm
I'll do option 3, with a little 4 thrown in :)
Yep, that's the method I've used on every new car, truck, bike I've ever bought. Always seems to result in strong runners and no oil burners.
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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by zedXmick » Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:48 pm


I will use 2 & 3 with heat cycle breakin method also. (Get bike to full operating temp then shut down and allow to completely cool down) about 15-20 minute rides. It is easier doing the heat cycles in the spring time,much cooler temps. I get about twenty heat cycles on the new engine that way....then just 2 & 3 until 1000 miles. I did my last three new motorcycles that way with great success.
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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by Adammax » Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:46 am


#4 rider her hard (that's what he said)
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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by h200hp » Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:39 am


Adammax wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:46 am
#4 rider her hard (that's what he said)
I agree with both of these :lol:
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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by vcyclenut » Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:45 pm


1) ride it home from the dealer, varying the load on the rings

2)change the oil

3)ride it like it was stolen
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Re: What kind of break in are you going to do with your H2 SX when you get it?

Post by Lentz » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:50 pm


Option 1, whatever the manual says. Generally that's don't exceed a certain rpm for so many miles and vary the throttle. It probably takes longer for the engine to bed in that way, but it will eventually and I think it will run just as strong maybe stronger. I also use exactly the recommended oil. :)
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