Originally Posted by rohmell
Maybe this info will help you decide:
The Robin/Subaru EH035 uses a cast iron cylinder liner and is made in Japan.
The Honda is unlined (aluminum) and the engine is made in Thailand.
The Robin/Subaru EH035 does NOT have a cast iron cylinder liner
It has a chrome plated aluminum cylinder just like the cheap Chinese 2 strokes
except it is much higher quality.
A quality chrome plated cylinder is superior to a cast iron one....
Powder metal inserted cam gear
High-carbon steel crankshaft
Connecting rod with needle bearing inserts
Hi-temp fluoride oil seal
Patented oil lubrication system
Aluminum alloy block with hard chromium plated cylinder
Electronic ignition with automatic timing adjustment
Dual ball-bearing supported crankshaft
Automatic decompression system
Splash type lubrication