Which is better for uphill climb, 2-stroke or 4-stroke?

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  1. rgvkid

    rgvkid New Member

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    Which would you say is better for a friction drive going uphill, a 2-stroke such as a Tanaka or 4-stroke such as GX Honda?
     
  2. Ghost0

    Ghost0 New Member

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    Friction and hills don't mix.rotfl
    Seriously, in general 4 strokes have more torque and 2 strokes have better top end, again this is a generalization. So I think a 4 stroke would be better.
     
  3. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    It's not a matter of two stroke vs. four stroke, it's which of these two engines has the most torque in the rpm/speed range you want to run in?
     

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