Back from the Dead! - Page 2 - ZX6R Forum
 22Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #16 of 24 Old 03-13-2017, 12:05 PM
MotoGP Champion
 
PainfullySlo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 4,089

I Ride: 64 Ducati Monza, 99 Sprint ST, 04 TTR125, 04 Sportster, 09 GSXR600, 12 Street Triple, 13 ZX6R
Garage
All my engines are broken in on the dyno these days so yes, they are hit pretty hard right from the beginning.
PainfullySlo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #17 of 24 Old 03-13-2017, 12:51 PM
ZX6r.com Supporting Member
Supporting Member
 
Indy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Indianapolis, In
Posts: 1,133
Garage
First welcome back.
Second great pictures, but the TT pictures seem to be missing.

On the new airplane engines we would get them up to temp, then fly them.
Take off was max performance, after 10 hours oil change with standard oil.
Another 50 hours oil change again, them start on normal service intervals.

I'm not a fan of using synthetic until you have some time to get the rings to set, on bike's we would do loads of engine braking to try and force the rings out (bed them in).

Ask 10 people, you most likely get 12 opinions
PainfullySlo likes this.
Indy is offline  
post #18 of 24 Old 03-13-2017, 01:24 PM
MotoGP Champion
 
PainfullySlo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 4,089

I Ride: 64 Ducati Monza, 99 Sprint ST, 04 TTR125, 04 Sportster, 09 GSXR600, 12 Street Triple, 13 ZX6R
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Indy View Post
First welcome back.
Second great pictures, but the TT pictures seem to be missing.

On the new airplane engines we would get them up to temp, then fly them.
Take off was max performance, after 10 hours oil change with standard oil.
Another 50 hours oil change again, them start on normal service intervals.

I'm not a fan of using synthetic until you have some time to get the rings to set, on bike's we would do loads of engine braking to try and force the rings out (bed them in).

Ask 10 people, you most likely get 12 opinions
Good point, and something that bears mentioning. I also use dino-oil until the first normal change so break in engine, change w/dino oil, 500 miles, change with synthetic.
PainfullySlo is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #19 of 24 Old 03-13-2017, 01:28 PM
Pro Racer
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Albany NY
Posts: 632

I Ride: 2016 gsxr 750, 2007 zx6r
I think one thing that everyone will recommend is dino oil for until the first oil change. Does the dealer do this? If not they should.
capitalcrew is offline  
post #20 of 24 Old 03-13-2017, 02:21 PM
ZX6r.com Supporting Member
Supporting Member
 
Indy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Indianapolis, In
Posts: 1,133
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by capitalcrew View Post
I think one thing that everyone will recommend is dino oil for until the first oil change. Does the dealer do this? If not they should.
Don't know on bikes. Several car companies use synthetic from the get go because many won't bring in the car before then.

If you figure 50 mph, 500 miles would be around 10 hours.
Same rate, 2,500 miles would be around 50 hours.
So for both oil changes your looking at under $150. Cheap insurance.

IMO,, let the bike get warm before getting on it. Then heavy engine breaking while slowly going up from low rpm to higher rpm's.

Watch some youtube video's of engine break in's on some expensive engines.
Indy is offline  
post #21 of 24 Old 03-15-2017, 01:22 AM
Team Green
 
Andie0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: Kent, uk
Posts: 180
I've got exactly same model with the akra exhaust. So much cooler in that spec. I rode mine in hard from the get go. Changed the oil at 500 miles then blasted fook out of it until 1000 and then changed oil again. Pulls strong with no noises at all.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Andie0 is offline  
post #22 of 24 Old 03-17-2017, 10:32 PM
Superbike Champion
 
MegaTechPC's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Saint Simons Island, GA
Posts: 1,099
Sigh, I wish my baby was still new. 21k miles seems so old now...


2013 ZX-6R Pearl Flat Stardust White / Black
2006 ZX-10R Gloss Ebony Black / Black (Sold)
2005 CBR600RR Platinum Silver / Black (Sold)
1993 CBR600F2 Red / White / Blue (Sold)
MegaTechPC is offline  
post #23 of 24 Old 03-18-2017, 04:02 AM
Post Master General
 
RJ2112's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Bowling Green, VA
Posts: 7,566

I Ride: '09 ZX6R
Quote:
Originally Posted by MegaTechPC View Post
Sigh, I wish my baby was still new. 21k miles seems so old now...

"There's this adage that we have 2 ears and one mouth so we should listen twice as much as we talk. Unfortunately with the Internet people have taken this old adage and turned it around. They have two eyes and 10 fingers so they think they need to post 5 times as much as they read. And since they have 10 fingers and one brain, they only have to think 10% of the time! "
RJ2112 is offline  
post #24 of 24 Old 03-25-2017, 04:42 AM
Post Master General
 
laggy311's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 5,650

I Ride: 2006 ZX6R, 1994 Honda V45 Magna, A Village Bicycle
Garage
Badass trip

Here it is standing: atoms with consciousness; matter with curiosity. Stands at the sea, wonders at wondering: I, a universe of atoms an atom in the universe. - Richard Feynman
Quote:
Originally Posted by capitalcrew View Post
Free ball it. Then sell your used gear on ebay
Quote:
Originally Posted by sbk1198 View Post
And look at those chicken strips too! What a squid!
Quote:
Originally Posted by riverszzr View Post
I hope your fork seals start leaking..........
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scorpi0 View Post
Part it out. Claim it stolen
laggy311 is offline  
Reply

  ZX6R Forum > ZX6R Forum > The ZX6R

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Throttle sticking, won't snap back to close kbrou62 Mechanical and Technical 16 02-08-2014 10:45 AM
I'm back! byekittie The ZX6R 11 10-19-2012 08:48 AM
Building The Bike Back TipsEZ New Users 0 10-12-2012 08:45 PM
Any suggestions for back protection?? 818danik Motorcycle Talk 25 10-11-2012 01:31 PM
How necessary is a back hump deathbat Racing 16 09-08-2012 05:54 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome