T4 Torini Run In Procedure
Please note this is not the same proceedure reccomended by Torini. and should be used at your own discretion.
- No need to pre-warm engine.
- Do Not rev on stand ever.
- Using 500ml of Torini Run in oil as supplied with engine.
- It is normal to find, fine metallic material in used engine oil.
Track Session 1
Start engine, idle for no more than 30 seconds, Drive immediately onto the track slowly and proceed to the first corner. On exiting first corner use full throttle and accelerate to 4000RPM Max
on reaching 4000 rpm lift and coast, and drive at not more than 4000 rpm until the next corner, and the repeat this process for a total of 10 laps of your circuit. No longer than 10 minutes.
NB. During the first session, the standard 19t GEL Clutch is also running in and will often start to slip.
Avoid repeatedly dropping back to low RPM below the engagement point of the clutch.
If this slip gets to a point where the kart can’t easily climb to 4000RPM, Stop the session and recommence after cooling. The clutch will not be an issue next time. Some Blueing of clutch drum is normal.
Track Session 2
The same as Session 1, except Max RPM is now 5000RPM
Track Session 3
Drive it flat out at race pace for 10 laps.
After completion of session, drain oil while hot and refill with no more than 500ml of run in oil.
Completion of run in,
Use the second fill of run in oil for the next hour on track at normal racing speed and then drain the oil while hot. Refill with no more than 500ml of racing oil and enjoy the engine.
Future major maintenance?
Other than regular oil changes,
T4 Recommend changing Clubmaxx Valve Springs every 20 to 25 hours
and Supermaxx Valve Springs every 10 hours.