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Ok lol i just got on this site because ktmtalk has been crashed for a couple of days now and i need some info on how to break in your new piston.

Well i just completed a new top end on my 200 exc 04. I was wondering what is the best way to break in the new piston?

Oh yeah and when you aplied a new gasket to the cylinder do you put any gasket maker or any thing like that on the gasket or do you do it dry. lol thanks

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gaskets go on dry. Put it through a couple heat cycles, bring it up to temp and then let it cool completely down before doing it again. Then just take it easy for the first tank.

Little Jeff

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