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Honda GC Series Horizontal OHC Engine — 160cc, 3/4in. x 2 7/16in. Shaft, Model# GC160LAQHG-BLK

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Honda GC Series Horizontal OHC Engine — 160cc, 3/4in. x 2 7/16in. Shaft, Model# GC160LAQHG-BLK

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  • Honda 160cc OHC air-cooled, 4-stroke, horizontal engine
  • Compact and lightweight design
  •  Compact combustion chamber, overhead cam design and uniblock construction to reduce fuel consumption
  •  Powerful torque across a wide RPM range to help reduce engine speed drop from sudden load increases
  •  Tough resin overhead cam for durability and low noise level
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Product Summary

Honda 160cc premium residential, horizontal shaft engine features overhead cam technology. The GC Series is incredibly quiet and utilizes 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: pressure washers, compressors, log splitters and chipper/shredders.

What's Included
  •  (1) Engine, Model# GC160LAQHG

Features + Benefits

  • Honda 160cc OHC air-cooled, 4-stroke, horizontal engine
  • Compact and lightweight design
  •  Compact combustion chamber, overhead cam design and uniblock construction to reduce fuel consumption
  •  Powerful torque across a wide RPM range to help reduce engine speed drop from sudden load increases
  •  Tough resin overhead cam for durability and low noise level
  •  Internal timing belt for quiet operation
  •  Easy access oil drain and fill
  •  Dura-Lube system for superior engine lubrication
  •  Easily accessible spark plug
  • 50-state compliant engine
Key Specs
Item# 60594
Brand Honda Engines
Manufacturer's Warranty 24 months consumer / 90 day commercial
Ship Weight 27.0 lbs
Engine Displacement (cc) 160
Start Type Recoil
Application Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder
Engine Type GC series OHC premium residential-duty
Net Power Output (HP) 4.6 (3.4 kW) at 3,600 RPM
Net Torque (lbs./ft.) 6.9 (9.4 Nm) at 2,500 RPM
Shaft Output Horizontal
Crankshaft Q-type
Shaft Diameter (in.) 3/4
Shaft Length (in.) 2 7/16
Shaft Keyway (in.) 3/16
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise
PTO Height (in.) 4 11/64
Bearing Type Standard
Cylinders (qty.) 1
Cylinder Bore Aluminum alloy
Bore x Stroke (in.) 2.5 x 2.0
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Cooling System Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type Dry (paper) type
Fuel Tank Standard
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.) 1.9
Fuel Pump Yes
Oil Capacity (qt.) 0.61
Lubrication System Forced splash
Low Oil Alert No
Ignition System Electronic
Governor System Centrifugal mechanical
Carburetor Float
Throttle Control Manual
Max. RPM 3,600
Muffler Included Yes
Bolt Circle (in.) 3 5/8
Mounting Base L x W (in.) 6 3/8 x 2 61/64 to 3 15/32
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)
160 163 196 163 163
Start Type
Recoil Recoil Recoil Recoil Electric w/recoil backup
Application Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter Cement mixer Pressure washer, compressor, generator, water pump
Engine Type GC series OHC premium residential-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty
Net Power Output (HP) 4.6 (3.4 kW) at 3,600 RPM 4.8 (3.6 kW) at 3,600 RPM 5.5 (4.1 kW) at 3,600 RPM 4.8 (3.6 kW) at 3,600 RPM 4.8 (3.6 kW) at 3,600 RPM
Net Torque (lbs./ft.) 6.9 (9.4 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 7.6 (10.3 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 9.1 (12.4 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 7.6 (10.3 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 7.6 (10.3 Nm) at 2,500 RPM
Shaft Output
Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal
Crankshaft Q-type Q-type Q-type H type Q-type
Shaft Diameter (in.) 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4
Shaft Length (in.) 2 7/16 2 7/16 2 7/16 1 31/32 2 7/16
Shaft Keyway (in.)
3/16 3/16 3/16in.; 4.78mm x 4.78mm x 38mm 3/16 3/16
Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch) - 5/16–24 - - 5/16–24
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Gear Reduction - - - H type 6:1 -
PTO Height (in.)
4 11/64 4 11/64 4 11/64 4 11/64 4 11/64
Bearing Type Standard Ball - - -
Cylinders (qty.)
1 1 1 1 1
Cylinder Bore
Aluminum alloy Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.)
2.5 x 2.0 2.7 x 1.8 2.7 x 2.1 2.7 x 1.8 2.7 x 1.8
Compression Ratio
8.5:1 9:1 8.5:1 9:1 9:1
Cooling System
Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type
Dry (paper) type Dual element Dual element Dual element Dual element
Fuel Tank Standard Standard (White) Standard Standard (White) Standard (White)
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)
1.9 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3
Fuel Pump Yes - - - -
Oil Capacity (qt.)
0.61 0.61 0.63 0.61 0.61
Lubrication System
Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash
Low Oil Alert No - 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, external vent Float Float, external vent Float, external vent
Throttle Control
Manual Remote Remote (cable) Remote (wire) Remote (wire)
Choke Control
- Manual Manual Manual Manual
Max. RPM
3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600
Charging System Amps - - - - 1
Muffler Included
Yes Yes, (standard) Standard, spark arrester Yes, (standard) Yes, (standard)
Auto Compression Release
- Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bolt Circle (in.)
3 5/8 3 5/8 3 5/8 3 5/8 3 5/8
Mounting Base L x W (in.)
6 3/8 x 2 61/64 to 3 15/32 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
13 5/16 x 14 1/2 x 13 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2 12 5/8 x 14 13/16 x 13 3/16 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes