Kawasaki FG230

Kawasaki FG230The Kawasaki FG230 is a 232 cc (14.16 cu-in) single-cylinder air-cooled 4-stroke internal combustion small gasoline engine with horizontal shaft manufactured by Kawasaki Heavy Industries LTd., for general-purpose applications.

The FG230 engine has a cast-iron cylinder liner; two main ball bearings; float type carburetor with fixed main jet; flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system; mechanical governor and recoil starter with an automatic compression release. The engine uses a dual-element air cleaner and splashes lubrication system.

A 74.0 mm (2.91 in) cylinder bore and 54.0 mm (2.13 in) piston stroke give the motor a total of 232 cc of displacement. Compression ratio rating is 6.4:1. The Kawasaki FG230 motor produced 5.8 PS (4.3 kW; 5.8 HP) at 4,000 rpm of horsepower and 12.0 Nm (1.22 kg·m; 8.86 ft·lb) at 2,800 rpm of torque. The FG230G – 1/2 cam gear reduction.

General information

Engine Specifications
Model FG230D / FG230G
Type 4-stroke, single cylinder
Displacement 232 cm 3 (14.2 cu-in)
Max. horsepower 5.8 PS (4.3 KW; 5.8 HP) at 4,000 rpm
Max. torque (crank PTO) 12.0 Nm (1.22 kg·m; 8.86 ft·lb) at 2,800 rpm
Carburetor Float type with fixed main jet
Cooling system Forced-air
Ignition system Flywheel magneto transistor type
Lubricating system Splash
Starting system Recoil starter
Stoping system Ignition primary circuit ground
Fuel used Unleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)
Fuel tank capacity 4.5 L (4.8 US qt)
Fuel consumption 305 g/HPh
PTO shaft rotation Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)

Dimensions and Weight

Kawasaki FG230 D/G
Length 356 mm (14.0 in)
Width 357 mm (14.0 in)
Height 401 mm (15.8 in)
Dry weight 19.5 kg (43.0 lbs)

Service Information

Engine
Maximum speed 4,000 ± 100 rpm
Idle speed 1,600 ± 150 rpm
Oil system
Oil type 4-stroke or an equivalent (SF, SG, SH, or SJ)
Recommended oil SAE 10W-30
Oil capacity 0.7 L (0.7 US. qt)
Ignition system
Spark plug NGK: BP4HS
Spark plug gap 0.7-0.8 mm (0.028-0.031 in)
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1 Comment

  1. Hi.
    I am Frank from IS FIRM in IRAN.
    We are manufacturer of Agricultural instruments in IRAN.
    We are looking for KAWASAKI FG230 gasoline engine. Can u introduce us supplier of Kawasaki FG230 gasoline engine??

    Looking forward for your reply.
    Regards
    Frank
    commercial manager
    IS FIRM
    What’s app and cell No.: 00989133041988
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