2018 Honda Engines GC160

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Year
2018
Manufacturer
Honda Engines
Model
GC160

Overview

Description

Specifically designed for home-use power equipment applications, the GC160 provides an ideal source of power for a variety of consumer products.

Common Applications
  • Pressure washers
  • Tillers / cultivators
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Water pumps
Fuel Efficient, High Output Operation
  • Compact combustion chamber, overhead cam design, and uniblock construction reduce fuel consumption
  • Powerful torque across a wide RPM range helps reduce engine speed drop from sudden load increases.
Compact and Lightweight
  • The lightest engines in their class
  • The world's first general purpose engine internal timing belt
  • Tough resin overhead cam for durability and quietness
  • Uni-block construction
Quiet, Smooth Performance
  • Internal timing belt provides quiet operation
  • Precision engineered and machined components result in lower vibration
  • Valvetrain and gear noise is minimized
Proven Reliability
  • Dua-Lube System provides superior engine lubrication
  • Simple construction reduces many potential maintenance needs
  • High quality materials, fit, and finish
  • Single element air filter
Easy to Use and Maintain
  • Easy access oil drain and fill
  • Easily accessible spark plug
  • Proven lifetime timing belt design
Easy Starting
  • Automatic mechanical decompression
  • Horizontal cross-flow intake port to smooth the flow of fuel
  • Electronic ignition
Emissions Compliant
  • CARB and EPA certified
  • No catalyst necessary
  • Built in charcoal canister in gas cap
Available Options
  • Different controls are available for a variety of different applications (pressure washer, lawnmower, log splitter, etc.)
  • Electric start version available
Specifications
  • Engine Type: Air-cooled 4-stroke OHC
  • Bore x Stroke: 2.5" x 2.0" (64 mm x 50 mm)
  • Displacement: 9.8 cu in (160 cm3)
  • Net Power Output*: 4.6 HP (3.4 kW) @ 3600 rpm
  • Net Torque: 6.9 lb-ft (9.4 Nm) @ 2500 rpm
  • PTO Shaft Rotation: Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
  • Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
  • Carburetor: Horizontal type butterfly valve
  • Ignition System: Transistorized magneto
  • Starting System: Recoil/electric
  • Air Cleaner: Dry (paper filter)
  • Governor System: Centrifugal Mechanical
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 1.9 U.S. qts (1.8 liters)
  • Fuel: Unleaded 86 octane or higher
  • Oil Capacity: 0.61 US qt (0.58l)
  • Lubrication System: Splash
  • Dry Weight: 25.4 lbs (11.5 kg)
Dimensions
  • Length (min): 13.3" (337mm)
  • Width (min): 14.5" (369mm)
  • Height (min): 13.0" (331mm)
PTO Shaft Options
  • Q type: Straight shaft
  • V type: Tapered shaft
  • P type: Threaded type (SAE)
NOTES:
*The SAE J1349 standard measures net horsepower with the manufacturer's production muffler and air cleaner in place. Net horsepower more closely correlates with the power the operator will experience when using a Honda engine powered product. The power rating of the engines indicated in this document measures the net power output at 3600 rpm (7000 rpm for model GXH50, GXV50, GX25 and GX35) and net torque at 2500 rpm, as tested on a production engine. Mass production engines may vary from this value. Actual power output for the engine installed in the final machine will vary depending on numerous factors, including the operation speed of the engine in application, environmental conditions, maintenance and other variables.

Specs

Engine

Engine Type
Air-cooled 4-stroke OHC
Bore x Stroke
2.5 in. x 2.0 in. (64 mm x 50 mm)
Displacement
9.8 cu.in. (160 cm3)
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
Starting System
Recoil/electric

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