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It's not a waste, it's alwaysa good to talk these things through.
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I'll add that sufficient idle rpm is necessary to provide enough oil on the pistons.
An Ironhead is splash lubed.
A slow idle will not throw enough oil up onto the cylinders to properly lube the pistons.
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