The 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.
|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|
|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|
|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 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)|
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 capacity:||0.6 L (0.63 US. qt, 0.53 Imp. qt.)|