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Old 12-11-2008, 05:53 PM
Bikeguy Joe Bikeguy Joe is offline
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Default Re: Painting the engine

Originally Posted by jasonh View Post
Only problem is engine braking really isn't the greatest for a 2-stroke, especially at high speeds. When that throttle snaps closed, you're not getting as much oil as you need for the higher rpms that the motor will still be turning.

But yeah, the 2 strokes are great. Never have ridden a 4 stroke though.

Good point about oil starvation.

I HAVE "ridden" a four stroke- Briggs and Stratton 4 T outboard is THE BIGGEST P.O.S. there is.
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