Author Topic: Stihl rumors ??  (Read 744 times)

0 Members and 3 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline SawTroll

  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 1196
  • Karma: 70
  • Information collector
  • Location: Troms, North Norway
Re: Stihl rumors ??
« on: November 13, 2016, 12:45:51 pm »
A Vermont saw shop posted this on their Facebook page. Anyone know the real story, or is this just more internet BS?

Quote
This is what I heard but I may need some clarification. I was picking up some parts at the Stihl Dealer and got talking about saws. He said Stihl is reversing its course on the new saws and it was regarding carburetion. I thought he said that the "strato" saws were being ditched and new better mufflers would keep the emissions down. It also it could be that the M-tronic carbs were being ditched in favor of better mufflers for epa mandates. Anyways, I am confused, and was hoping the strato saws were going in the dust bin of history. Any one know what is really going on with Stihl?

"Better mufflers" in that context would have to be more restrictive ones - so that sounds like going backwards into the future. Stihl has done that before (only on the US market then, on US made models) - and I doubt they want to repeat it.

Another observation is that (at least so far) making most of the models "strato" and/or AT/M-tronic ones allows the brands (Husky and Stihl mainly) to keep some fairly low volume models "traditional", without particularly restrictive mufflers - or at least not more restrictive than they have been the last decade+.

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
2 Replies
1778 Views
Last post March 21, 2011, 08:19:57 pm
by Cut4fun
6 Replies
963 Views
Last post December 15, 2018, 09:45:54 am
by HUSKY KEV
Stihl 034

Started by Cut4fun « 1 2 » Stihl

10 Replies
1413 Views
Last post July 07, 2012, 04:41:10 am
by brokenbudget
Stihl 064

Started by Cut4fun « 1 2 » Stihl

13 Replies
1685 Views
Last post July 28, 2012, 11:17:28 pm
by Cut4fun .
4 Replies
994 Views
Last post August 21, 2012, 01:04:23 pm
by Cut4fun .
1 Replies
835 Views
Last post August 21, 2012, 09:34:17 pm
by rms61moparman
4 Replies
816 Views
Last post December 13, 2014, 09:25:41 am
by Cut4fun .
Stihl MS 290 390

Started by H 2 H « 1 2 » Stihl

11 Replies
1496 Views
Last post January 22, 2014, 07:27:43 pm
by northern boy
0 Replies
245 Views
Last post December 26, 2013, 09:27:16 am
by jsbirsette6715
0 Replies
508 Views
Last post December 26, 2013, 09:50:16 am
by Cut4fun .