Learn how to properly break in a newly purchased crate engine to ensure long engine life and that your warranty stays intact by watching this video.

It will cover:

1. Pre-lubing the engine (which you should do on the engine stand).

2. Evaulating your radiator, cooling requirements, and which coolant to use.

3. Fuel usage related to your compression ratio as well as your vehicle weight to maximize efficiency and avoid unwanted detonation.

4. Timing recommendations for the new engine.

Check it out here:

Author: Matt Griswold

After a 10-year newspaper journalism career, Matt Griswold spent another decade writing about the automotive aftermarket and motorsports. He was part of the original OnAllCylinders editorial team when it launched in 2012.