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Honda Horizontal OHC Engine for Generator — 160cc, GC Series, Tapered 3/4in. x 2 53/64in. Shaft, Model# GC160LAVXA
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Honda Horizontal OHC Engine for Generator — 160cc, GC Series, Tapered 3/4in. x 2 53/64in. Shaft, Model# GC160LAVXA

Item# 605941
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Honda 160cc premium residential, horizontal shaft engine features overhead cam technology. The GC series are incredibly quiet and utilize the world's first internal timing belt. Honda has taken their technology one step further with the development of the GC Series, a line of rugged powerful and economical overhead cam engines designed specifically for home-use and recreational applications. Common applications: generators.

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  • (1) Engine, Model# GC160LAVXA

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  • Compact and lightweight design
  • 50-state compliant engine

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Item#605941
Ship Weight30.0 lbs
Engine Displacement (cc)160
Start TypeRecoil
ApplicationGenerator
Engine TypeGC series OHC premium residential-duty
Rated Power (HP)4.6
Torque (ft./lbs.)6.9 @ 2,500 RPM
Shaft OutputHorizontal
CrankshaftV type
Shaft Diameter (in.)3/4 (tapered)
Shaft Length (in.)2 53/64
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side)Counterclockwise
PTO Height (in.)4 11/64
Bearing TypeBall
Cylinders (qty.)1
Cylinder BoreAluminum alloy
Bore x Stroke (in.)2.5 x 2.0
Compression Ratio8.5:1
Cooling SystemAir cooled
Air Cleaner TypeDry (paper) type
Fuel TankStandard
Fuel TypeGasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)1.9
Fuel PumpYes
Oil Capacity (qt.)0.61
Lubrication SystemForced splash
Low Oil ShutdownYes
Ignition SystemElectronic
Governor SystemCentrifugal mechanical
CarburetorFloat
Throttle ControlManual
Max. RPM3,600
Muffler IncludedYes
Bolt Circle (in.)3 5/8
Mounting Base L x W (in.)6 3/8 x 2 15/16–3 5/32
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)13 5/16 x 14 1/2 x 13
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)Yes

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Engine Displacement (cc)
160 160 163 270 270
Start Type
Recoil Recoil Recoil Recoil Electric w/recoil backup
Application Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder Generator Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder Chipper, shredder, pressure washer, compressor Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter
Engine Type GC series OHC premium residential-duty GC series OHC premium residential-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty
Rated Power (HP)
4.6 4.6 4.8 7.1 7.1
Torque (ft./lbs.)
6.9 @ 2,500 RPM 6.9 @ 2,500 RPM 7.60 at 2,500 RPM 11.30 @ 2,500 RPM 11.30 @ 2,500 RPM
Shaft Output
Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal
Crankshaft Q-type V type Q-type Q-type Q-type
Shaft Diameter (in.) 3/4 3/4 (tapered) 3/4 1 1
Shaft Length (in.) 2 7/16 2 53/64 2 7/16 3 31/64 3 31/64
Shaft Keyway (in.)
3/16 - 3/16 1/4 1/4
Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch) - - 5/16–24 7/16–20 -
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
PTO Height (in.)
4 11/64 4 11/64 4 11/64 5 1/4 5 1/4
Bearing Type Standard Ball Ball - -
Cylinders (qty.)
1 1 1 1 1
Cylinder Bore
Aluminum alloy Aluminum alloy Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.)
2.5 x 2.0 2.5 x 2.0 2.7 x 1.8 2.9 x 2.3 2.9 x 2.3
Compression Ratio
8.5:1 8.5:1 9:1 8.2:1 8.2:1
Cooling System
Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type
Dry (paper) type Dry (paper) type Dual element Dual element Dual element
Fuel Tank Standard Standard Standard (White) Standard (White) Standard (White)
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)
1.9 1.9 3.3 5.6 5.6
Fuel Pump Yes Yes - - -
Fuel Filter
- - - Fuel tank filler neck strainer Fuel tank filler neck strainer
Oil Capacity (qt.)
0.61 0.61 0.61 1.16 1.16
Lubrication System
Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash
Low Oil Alert
No - - Yes Yes
Low Oil Shutdown
- Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ignition System
Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic
Governor System
Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical
Carburetor
Float Float Float, external vent Float, external vent Float, external vent
Throttle Control
Manual Manual Remote (wire) Remote (wire) Remote (wire)
Choke Control
- - Manual Manual Manual
Max. RPM
3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600
Charging System Amps - - - - 3
Muffler Included
Yes Yes Yes, (standard) Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector
Auto Compression Release
- - Yes Yes Yes
Bolt Circle (in.)
3 5/8 3 5/8 3 5/8 5, 6 1/2 5, 6 1/2
Mounting Base L x W (in.)
6 3/8 x 2 61/64 to 3 15/32 6 3/8 x 2 15/16–3 5/32 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32 7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16 7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
13 5/16 x 14 1/2 x 13 13 5/16 x 14 1/2 x 13 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes