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Stihl 4-Mix,Saito,etc.
« on: January 01, 2018, 09:42:21 am »
I understand that this design is essentially the same as the aero-modeler  Saito engine. Has anyone successfully converted a 4-Mix for R/C aircraft use? Personally,I don't like the '4-Mix' engine design when used in a blower/trimmer; apparently  Stihl believes that this design would still be allowed should all traditional 2-stroke engines  stop being produced.......I don't believe that either will occur-after all,the 4-Mix engine still requires the oil/gas mixture that causes the alleged pollution when burnt ,regardless of how many valves the design has....

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Re: Stihl 4-Mix,Saito,etc.
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2018, 01:12:52 pm »
Some people think the lower pitch of the exhaust note of the four stroke to be more pleasing to the ear?

The four strokes do have more torque
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