Originally Posted by jji7skyline
I've always thought that 2-strokes have more high-end power and 4-strokes had more low-end torque (though not as much as a diesel), but that doesn't seem to be the case?
No, you're right. The 2-strokes make most of their power in the high RPMS while the 4-strokes have their power in the low-end. Being I have a 4-stroke, I can take off with the engine idling, my friend that has a 2-stroke has to help it to get going.