"The Honda 163cc GX Series OHV Commercial-Grade Horizontal Engine is designed for the most demanding commercial applications. It has set an industry standard for reliability and durability. Overhead Valve design offers cooler, fuel-efficient operation and cast iron cylinder sleeve provides longer service life. The GX is reliable, easy starting and quiet running. Meets EPA and CARB emission levels standards. This legendary engine has earned the reputation as the preferred engine for construction equipment. Common applications include pressure washers, compressors, log splitters and chipper/shredders. Fuel Type Gasoline, Fuel Tank Capacity qt. 3.3, Shaft Keyway in. 3/16, Oil Capacity qt. 0.61, Bore x Stroke in. 2.7 x 1.8, Engine Displacement cc 163, Max. RPM 3,600, Throttle Control Remote wire, Shaft Rotation From PTO Shaft Side Counterclockwise, Start Type Recoil, Air Cleaner Type Dual element, Shaft End Tapped Diameter in./Threads per inch 5/16-24, Rated Power HP 4.8, Cooling System Air cooled, Crankshaft Q-type, Carburetor Float, external vent, Muffler Included Yes, standard, Choke Control Manual, Shaft Output Horizontal, Torque ft./lbs. 7.60 at 2,500 RPM, Mounting Base L x W in. 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32, Ignition System Electronic, PTO Height in. 4 11/64, Fuel Tank Standard White, Engine Type GX series OHV commercial-duty, Auto Compression Release Yes, Cylinders qty. 1, Shaft Diameter in. 3/4, EPA/CARB Approval California Air Resource Board Yes, Cylinder Bore Cast iron, Bolt Circle in. 3 5/8, Governor System Centrifugal mechanical, Low Oil Shutdown Yes, Shaft Length in. 2 7/16, Application Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder, Bearing Type Ball, Lubrication System Forced splash, Dimensions L x W x H in. 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2, Compression Ratio 91. Honda 163cc OHV air-cooled, 4-stroke, horizontal engine Fuel efficient, high-output operation with precision camshaft design and a high compression ratio OHV design delivers increased efficiency and optimal power transfer Smooth performance and reduced vibration from precision-balanced crankshaft and reduced piston weight Ball bearing-supported crankshaft offers greater stability Aluminum push roads reduce both valve clearance and noise level Muffler, breather valve, case cover, air intake system, rigid crankcase, helical-cut gears and lightweight materials are also designed to reduce noise level Oil alert protects engine Carburetor coating and filter help protect fuel from impurities Cast iron cylinder sleeve Reliability comes from high-quality materials, fit and finish Dual-element air cleaner Easy to use and maintain with simple throttle control, large fuel tanks, wide-mouth automotive-style fuel cap, dual oil fills and drains, easy to use control box and easily accessible spark plug Get quick starts with the heavy-duty recoil starter with ergonomic design and automatic decompression system 50-state compliant engine"
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