Originally Posted by Melampus
We have all seen here how closely they compare in terms of economy but to all you new etec owners out there-How similar in noise levels is an etec to its equivalent 4 stroke?
There is a short video clip on my site www.flatcalm.com
go to links. It takes a while to load.
This was taken before the prop was changed, so you can hear it cavitate a bit. The flag is quite loud too
I would say that the engine is nearly as quiet as a BF225 Honda with a slightly higher pitch. However it doesn't scream like the previous generation 'Rude.