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Lots of metal after first oil change

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I have about 50 mi on my rebuilt SSW engine.

Changed the oil today for the first time

There was a significant amount of metal in the filter and on the drain plug magnet.

My cams were custom made (welded and ground stockers) so I am going to check them out tomorrow to see if they are self destructing.

I am curious what else I should take a look at while I am going through everything.

I will post some pics of the filter media tomorrow when I get back to my shop.

Thanks guys

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New bore and piston? If so, I would think that is normal for breaking in a new/rebuilt engine.

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Yes new bore and piston.

The amount of metal seems excessive. I am gonna check out the cams and change the oil at 50 mi again.

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Wouldn't hurt to check. And if you want a more direct and speedy response, just pm Eddie... since he did the work.

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Wait. It was an SSW engine that was rebuilt or it was rebuilt by SSW?

Who made the cams?

Was the metal large and flaky or more of a dust?

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check the frame filter too if you havent already !!!

^^ Yes! Most of the big pieces will be caught here.

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no this engine was built last fall with a 5mm stroker and 92mm bore kit.

has your +1mm valves and porting.

I had custom cams done that you warned me about. You said the quality was not so great. Thats why i want to check them out.

im feel like an idiot asking this, but how do i get to the frame filter?

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checked the frame filter. no big chunks. Whew! Gonna check out the cams here in a minute.

Thanks guys

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cams looked fine. gonna put some miles on it and change in about 50-100.

ill update this thread when i check

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UPDATE-

did a track day at laguna seca. changed oil, no more metal

put about 200 mi on. changed oil. no more metal

I think I'm good.

thanks guys

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