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Should I use the Honda oil in my 07CRF450R for break in before I go to the Rotella. I've only rode it a couple of times and I have the Honda oil and a new filter. Should I go ahead and change it with the Honda oil and run it for a while? How long should I run the HP4 before I change it again with Rotella?:applause:

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I would run the petroleum based oil in the bike to break it in. You want to go through a few heat up and cool down cycles then run the bike hard, keeping it off the rev limiter. Vary the rpm's, uphill, downhill use some engine compression to seat the rings. You want to make sure you seat the rings before switching to synthetic. A few oil changes should be fine before you switch to synthetic.

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