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Originally posted by Eagledriver
You will find a wide variation on recommendations. I'd do what the owners manual says. Run the engine at various speeds avoiding full throttle runs for the first 500 miles or so. (I'm saying this from memory, I haven't read this lately).

You need to remember that the factory ran the motor on the stand for a while before it was delivered so the owner's manual break-in directions might not be relevant.
If you haven't changed the rockers and cams there is nothing to "break-in" (besides the rings).
If it was my motor I'd get it up to temp and then wind the piss out of it, varying the throttle to produce an engine braking effect.
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