I had one old Ford 8n tractor that hadn't been run for about 15 years. I bought an '80 XS Yamaha new in ' So I guess it will be an engine by engine decision each time I buy something new. Dried it all off, installed new rocker gaskets, drained the engine oil and changed the filter. You would want to keep as much of that intact as possible during break-in.
You would want to keep as much of that intact as possible during break-in. Out of curiosity I have cut metal that had MMO used on it and seen for myself how far in the reddish tint goes beneath the surface. The first day the compression was zero psi, then 20, then 65 and finally around which is great for an 8n at this altitude. I repeated my concoction one more time, engine oil, trans fluid, and kerosene. Most automotive, and farm equipment engines at least back in the day are engineered with break-in wear allowed for. Also, the use of MMO is a controversial topic on those forums. Then started using MMO at the next oil change. Some swear by it, and others don't. The debate between use or not during break-in is a question of how much you want the parts to wear into each other before "freezing" or slowing the wear. Originally Posted by jbfla SRS, [s]I'm not disagreeing with you, just wondering why those old timer mechanics that rebuild small aircraft engines use MMO during the break-in, and not after. An aircraft engine would be hopefully built to more exacting standards, and high tolerances. The thing with MMO is that it actually soaks into the metal and changes it permanently. The tractor probably had stuck rings but became one of the best running 8ns I've owned and I've had nearly 30 of them in the past ten years. It lets the factory crank them out faster. At least it looks just like the stuff we used in Fs and Fs in the s. So I guess it will be an engine by engine decision each time I buy something new. Previous to that, he didn't believe in it. After a full 12 hour shift on the road, I drained the oil while hot, came out very lumpy, and changed the filter. I feared the intake valley where the lifters are was just as coated or worse. I finally was able to talk the chief into changing oil and filter at least at 7, mile intervals, mainly because I'd convinced him oil changes were cheaper than a new engine, time lost replacing it, and loss of a fleet car for days. Kind of like a "which is the best oil" thread I've seen the results myself. Such as, I believe in breaking in an engine as you intend to drive it. Had a Dodge Diplomat with unknown mileage, lifters ticking and some fouling of the spark plugs. I added a few tablespoons of MMO to the top of each cylinder before turning it over and on each successive day for four days. And as with driving techniques for break-in, there are going to be people who swear by different methods.
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