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. Application Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder, Auto Compression Release Yes, Bearing Type Ball, Bolt Circle in. 3 5/8, Air Cleaner Type Dual element, Choke Control Manual, Cooling System Air cooled, Crankshaft Q-type, Bore x Stroke in. 2.7 x 1.8, Carburetor Float, external vent, Dimensions L x W x H in. 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2, EPA/CARB Approval California Air Resource Board Yes, Cylinder Bore Cast iron, Cylinders qty. 1, Fuel Type Gasoline, Governor System Centrifugal mechanical, Ignition System Electronic, Low Oil Shutdown Yes, Fuel Tank Capacity qt. 3.3, Mounting Base L x W in. 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32, Muffler Included Yes, standard, PTO Height in. 4 11/64, Lubrication System Forced splash, Max. RPM 3,600, Shaft End Tapped Diameter in./Threads per inch 5/16-24, Shaft Keyway in. 3/16, Shaft Length in. 2 7/16, Shaft Output Horizontal, Rated Power HP 4.8, Shaft Diameter in. 3/4, Throttle Control Remote wire, Torque ft./lbs. 7.60 at 2,500 RPM, Shaft Rotation From PTO Shaft Side Counterclockwise, Start Type Recoil, Fuel Tank Standard White, Engine Displacement cc 163, Engine Type GX series OHV commercial-duty, Compression Ratio 91, Oil Capacity qt. 0.61. 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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