Torx TX196

Torx TX196 engineThe Torx TX196 is a 196 cc, (11.96 cu·in) natural aspirated single-cylinder four-stroke air-cooled internal combustion small gasoline engine with a horizontal shaft. The TX196 engine is used for general-purpose applications, such as pumps, lawn cutting equipment, shredders, high-pressure washer, hydraulic pumps, and drive units.

The Torx TX196 engine has a single-cylinder, overhead valve (OHV), and recoil starter. This engine used a horizontal type carburetor, transistorized magneto ignition system, splash type lubricating system, and forced-air cooling system. The TX196 is equipped with a 3.6 L (0.95 US. gal. 0.79 Imp. gal.) fuel tank.

The TX196 engine produced 6.5 PS (4.8 kW; 6.4 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum horsepower and 10.7 N·m (1.1 kg·m, 7.9 ft·lb) at 3,000 rpm of maximum torque.

General information

Engine Specifications
Engine model TX196
Engine type 4-stroke, OHV, single-cylinder
Displacement 196 cm3, (11.96 cu·in)
Max. horsepower 6.5 PS (4.8 kW; 6.5 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Max. torque 10.7 N·m (1.1 kg·m, 7.9 ft·lb) at 3,000 rpm
Cooling system Forced air
Lubricating system Splash
Fuel system Carburetor
Fuel tank capacity 3.6 L (0.95 US. gal. 0.79 Imp. gal.)
Fuel used Unleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)
Starting system Recoil starter
Stoping system Ignition primary circuit ground
Governor Centrifugal govervor
PTO shaft rotation Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Dry weight 16.0 kg (35.3 lbs)

Cylinder Block and Head

It has a 68.0 mm (2.68 in) cylinder bore and 54.0 mm (2.13 in) piston stroke. Compression ratio rating is 8.5:1.

Cylinder block
Compression ratio: 8.5:1
Cylinder bore: 68.0 mm (2.68 in)
Piston stroke: 54.0 mm (2.13 in)
Number of piston rings (compression / oil): 2/1
Crankshaft center distance: 27 mm (1.065 in)
Cylinder head
Valve arrangement: OHV
Valves: 2

Service Data

The 4stroke engine oil with a viscosity of 10W-30 is recommended for the TX196, refilling oil capacity is 0.6 L (0.63 US. qt, 0.53 Imp. qt.).

Oil system
Lubrication system: Splash
Oil capacity: 0.6 L (0.63 US. qt, 0.53 Imp. qt.)
Fuel system
Type: Carburetor

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