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Old 09-25-2007, 08:03 PM   #1
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Old 09-26-2007, 05:31 AM   #2
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Hmmmmmmmmmm. Does this link work?
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Old 09-26-2007, 05:42 AM   #3
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BRP owns Evinrude.

Evinrude has the E-tec two stroke. This is an efficient (and emissions friendly) two stroke engine. Worldwide emissions standards are tightening when it comes to offroad vehicles (snowmobiles, 4 wheelers, etc.), so it doesn't take Nostradamus to see that that the E-tec will "drift" into those markets.

Two strokes will also probably return to the street. There is a company in Australia that uses similar technology to the E-tec in scooter engines. Two strokes are less expensive to produce- at least if you don't add in the license fees that must be hefty on these new technologies.

I, Nostracheesebeast, predict the return of the two stroke for the street by 2013. Unfortunately, in 2012 the Mayan calender resets and the world ends. Further, Cthulhu will rise and feast upon the hot salty flesh of the hapless masses who are lucky enough to survive the Mayan onslaught.

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BRP owns Evinrude.

Evinrude has the E-tec two stroke. This is an efficient (and emissions friendly) two stroke engine. Worldwide emissions standards are tightening when it comes to offroad vehicles (snowmobiles, 4 wheelers, etc.), so it doesn't take Nostradamus to see that that the E-tec will "drift" into those markets.

Two strokes will also probably return to the street. There is a company in Australia that uses similar technology to the E-tec in scooter engines. Two strokes are less expensive to produce- at least if you don't add in the license fees that must be hefty on these new technologies.

I, Nostracheesebeast, predict the return of the two stroke for the street by 2013. Unfortunately, in 2012 the Mayan calender resets and the world ends. Further, Cthulhu will rise and feast upon the hot salty flesh of the hapless masses who are lucky enough to survive the Mayan onslaught.

Any questions?
How do I sign up to be a Mayan?
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You don't want to be a Mayan "volunteer".

Famous last words: "Hey fellas, the view from the top of this step pyramid is GREAT! You can see the ocean in the dista..."
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You don't want to be a Mayan "volunteer".

Famous last words: "Hey fellas, the view from the top of this step pyramid is GREAT! You can see the ocean in the dista..."
Ok, I want to be on the team that isn't: "hapless masses who are lucky enough to survive the Mayan onslaught"
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Old 09-26-2007, 10:34 AM   #8
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BRP owns Evinrude.

Evinrude has the E-tec two stroke. This is an efficient (and emissions friendly) two stroke engine. Worldwide emissions standards are tightening when it comes to offroad vehicles (snowmobiles, 4 wheelers, etc.), so it doesn't take Nostradamus to see that that the E-tec will "drift" into those markets.

Two strokes will also probably return to the street. There is a company in Australia that uses similar technology to the E-tec in scooter engines. Two strokes are less expensive to produce- at least if you don't add in the license fees that must be hefty on these new technologies.

I, Nostracheesebeast, predict the return of the two stroke for the street by 2013. Unfortunately, in 2012 the Mayan calender resets and the world ends. Further, Cthulhu will rise and feast upon the hot salty flesh of the hapless masses who are lucky enough to survive the Mayan onslaught.

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Should we baste ourselves in butter or steak sauce?
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I was never a boot. I was a plebe.
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Old 09-26-2007, 11:36 AM   #10
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Butter. Cthulhu is pure evil, and pure evil does not worry about cholesterol. Sodium, however, is another matter entirely.

I am pleased you all seem to be taking the news in such a positive light. I, for one, wailed and offered mute supplication for tender mercy when I received the loathsome vision of what the future holds for us poor mortals.

Then I got drunk and forgot all about it.

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Ken, you can't talk your way out of this one. You can't run. You can't hide. Cthulhu knows when you are sleeping. He knows when you are awake. He knows if you been bad or good and he will eat you just THE SAME.
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