08 August 2007

Motormania Manly style

Inefficient two stroke motors are ubiquitous in Manly (and all over Australia). High-powered and mostly handheld or mobile they are used on land and water 24/7:

People pollution” via "the old 2 cycle motors have been said to cause more pollution in two hours than a car running for an entire year.” These machines are a health hazard and an inefficient way of utilising energy. “Because fuel leaks through the exhaust port each time a new charge of air/fuel is loaded into the combustion chamber, oil pollution is a problem” on the water or the land.

Developing countries tackle two-stroke engines to make them more efficient. In Australia one just wants to 'get things done' – climate and all.

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