I will echo Walt’s comment. I have over 1000 hours on Rotax two strokes. Once I learned to operate and maintain them correctly, I had no trouble. If you take the time to learn the engine and how best to treat it, they are great engines. I loved my 582.
Tracy, great job on the 582. You'll get naysayers of the 2 stroke 582, but mine became real quiet when I pointed out that my 582 carried my butt across the US four times, 30,000 miles, with never so much as a hiccup. Properly maintained, its a great engine, and you can't argue with 30,000 miles. Not one problem.
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