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turtleboy
03-20-2006, 06:49 PM
How long should I wait till the engine is warm to start riding? Should I wait a few minutes or when the fan comes on? Thanks.

hondaboy400ex55
03-20-2006, 07:29 PM
3-5 minutes

Ridin' Jesse
03-20-2006, 07:32 PM
Don't take to long...few mins..I just wait for the exhaust coming out the pipe to be warm.

BSTURDIVANT
03-20-2006, 07:42 PM
Side cases should be warm to touch!

z400clone
03-20-2006, 07:57 PM
I feel the head/cylinder area with my bare hand. When it's warm/hot, I know I'm ready. That is what you are wanting to "warm up"

turtleboy
03-21-2006, 01:16 AM
cool, thanks guys! :)