savage question

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  1. rustler

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    i just got my savage 25 and getting ready to break it in, even though it doesnt say to in the manual do i need to run 6 tanks through it before full-throttle
  2. rustler

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    How does it tell you to break it in?
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    the only thing it said was first make sure all wheels are off the ground idle it for alittle while thats it really nothing about taking it real easy for the first couple tanks
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    man i got it up to full speed today and it worked horrible i was going no faster than when i was when i went 1/4-1/2 throttle it's not doing well in grass it will be going along and then it will stop and go the a mile per hour because it cant move in the grass. someone please help me!
  6. redheat

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    Keep in mind that your breakin setting are rea rich, so what are they? your gonna have to lean the H/S . Start by turning the H/s clock wise to lean 1/8 turn , get it off the grass and on a black top . Now slowly give it 1/4 to 1/2 throttle to full still running sluggish turn the H/S cw again .
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    it told me to go from 4 1/2 turns back down to 2 1/2-3 turns out, can i do this all at once or should i turn it just alittle bit each time and if so how long should i wait before turning it again?
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    I would not go that far at once ever. I would lean it a little, run it a tank then go a little more. 1/8 to 1/4 turn at once max. Or if that is too slow for you mabye a half a tank at each one. Want to keep it richish for the first 5-10 tanks though. Others can probably help you more, just my 2 cents.
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    Thats exactly what he should do to break it in. ;the break in proccess can be a pain in the butt , but it needs to be done. 41/2 t is a lot but as youll see the truck should start to run better as you lean it out and put more fuel threw it .
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