The ups and downs of the two-stroke

Jewett, Dale
November 1996
Automotive News;11/4/1996, Vol. 71 Issue 5685, p10
Trade Publication
Offers information on the two-stroke engines, which are being experimented with in the automobile industry in the United States. Description of two-stroke engines; What they are mostly used for.


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