Torx TX160

Torx TX160 engineThe Torx TX160 is a 0.2 L (159 cc, 9.7 cu·in) natural aspirated single-cylinder four-stroke air-cooled internal combustion small gasoline engine with a vertical shaft. The Torx XT160 is used for general-purpose applications, such as lawn mowers.

The Torx XT160 engine has a single cylinder, overhead valve (OHV) and recoil starter. The TX160 is equipped with 1.0 L (0.26 US. gal. 0.22 Imp. gal.) fuel tank. The TX160 engine produced 5.0 PS (3.7 kW; 5.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum horsepower and 7.0 N·m (0.7 kg·m, 5.2 ft·lb) at 3,000 rpm of maximum torque.

General information

Engine Specifications
Engine modelTX160
Engine type4-stroke, OHV, single-cylinder
Displacement159 cm3, (9.7 cu·in)
Max. horsepower5.0 PS (3.7 kW; 5.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Max. torque7.0 N·m (0.7 kg·m, 5.2 ft·lb) at 3,000 rpm
Cooling systemForced air
Lubricating systemSplash
Fuel systemCarburetor
Fuel tank capacity1.0 L (0.26 US. gal. 0.22 Imp. gal.)
Fuel usedUnleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)
Starting systemRecoil starter
Stoping systemIgnition primary circuit ground
GovernorCentrifugal govervor
PTO shaft rotationCounterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Dry weight10.1 kg (22.3 lbs)

Cylinder Block and Head

Cylinder bore and piston stroke are 65.0 mm (2.56 in) and 48.0 mm (1.89 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating is 8.5:1.

Cylinder block
Compression ratio:8.5:1
Cylinder bore:65.0 mm (2.56 in)
Piston stroke:48.0 mm (1.89 in)
Crankshaft center distance:24.0 mm (0.945 in)
Cylinder head
Valve arrangement:OHV

Service Data

The engine oil, API service classification SE class or equivalent is recommended for the TX160. Refilling oil capacity is 0.55 L (0.58 US. qt, 0.48 Imp. qt.).

Oil system
Lubrication system:Splash
Oil capacity:0.55 L (0.58 US. qt, 0.48 Imp. qt.)
Fuel system
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