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Plotman posted 06-02-2004 08:54 AM ET (US)   Profile for Plotman   Send Email to Plotman  
Is Canada imposing the same emissions restrictions on outboards that the US is post 05?

In other words, will standard 2-stroke carbed/EFI models be available in Canada when these same models are no longer sold in the US?


Roarque posted 06-02-2004 09:09 AM ET (US)     Profile for Roarque  Send Email to Roarque     
Plotman, in general, Canada follows the lead of the US in these matters, mostly because the engines come from the US or from Japan. It makes little economic sense for Suzuki or Mercury to make engines specific to the Canadian marketplace.

Besides, most Canadians think greener than Californians.

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Plotman posted 06-02-2004 09:30 AM ET (US)     Profile for Plotman  Send Email to Plotman     
I know that no one will develop new 2-strokes, but these are engines that they are already tooled up to make, and that they can still sell in much of the rest of the world.
Plotman posted 06-02-2004 09:31 AM ET (US)     Profile for Plotman  Send Email to Plotman     
Make that "no one will develop new carbed 2-strokes" - I know new green 2-strokes are forthcoming.
LHG posted 06-04-2004 07:45 PM ET (US)     Profile for LHG    
I heard that for Mercury, at least, all conventional 2-strokes, carburated or EFI, go out of production with the close of the 2005 manufacturing year, which is in about 12 months or even less! After that, it's 4-stroke or Optimax DFI. Some models could be sold out before then.

2005 could be a big year for 2-strokes.

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