Kawasaki FH580V

Kawasaki FH580VThe Kawasaki FH580V is a 0.59 l (585 cc, 35.7 cu-in) V-twin 90° air-cooled 4-stroke internal combustion small gasoline engine with vertical shaft, manufactured by Kawasaki Heavy Industries LTd., for general-purpose applications.

The FH580V has V-twin 90° design with vertical PTO shaft, cast-iron cylinder liners, and overhead V-valves. The engine is equipped with inner vent carburetor; pulse fuel pump and electronic spark ignition system. The motor uses a full pressure lubrication system with spin-on oil filter and dual element air cleaner.

The engine has automatic compression release (ACR) system with recoil or electric starter (12V bendix starter with 12V-15A charging coil also available as an option).

It has a 74.0 mm (2.91 in) cylinder bore and 68.0 mm (2.68 in) piston stroke. Compression ratio rating is 8.5:1. The Kawasaki FH580V produced 19.3 PS (14.2 kW; 19.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm of maximum horsepower and 49.6 Nm (5.06 kg·m; 36.6 ft·lb) at 2,000 rpm of torque.

General information

Engine Specifications
ModelFH580V
Type4-stroke, OHV, V-twin 90°
Displacement585 cm 3 (35.7 cu-in)
Max. horsepower19.3 PS (14.2 KW; 19.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm
Max. torque (crank PTO)49.6 Nm (5.06 kg·m; 36.6 ft·lb) at 2,000 rpm
CarburetorInner vent carburetor
Cooling systemAir-cooling
Ignition systemElectronic spark ignition
Lubricating systemFull pressure with spin-on oil filter
Starting systemRecoil or electric starter
Charging system12V-15A charging coil with regulator
Fuel usedUnleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)
Fuel consumption245 g/HPh
Cooling systemPressurized forced circulation type

Tightening torque specs

Tightening torque specs
Cylinder head25 Nm; 2.2 kg·m; 18.5 ft·lb
Connecting rod10 Nm; 1.0 kg·m; 7.4 ft·lb
Flywheel56 Nm; 5.7 kg·m; 41.3 ft·lb
Crankcase cover25 Nm; 2.2 kg·m; 18.5 ft·lb
Intake manifold6 Nm; 0.6 kg·m; 4.4 ft·lb
Valve clearance lock nut7 Nm; 0.7 kg·m; 5.1 ft·lb

Maintenance data

Engine
Maximum speed3500 ± 100 rpm
Idle speed1500 ± 100 rpm
Cylinder compression4.0 kg/cm2 (56 psi) at 500 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve0.10-0.15 mm (0.004-0.006 in)
Exhaust valve0.10-0.15 mm (0.004-0.006 in)
Oil system
Oil type4-stroke or an equivalent (SF, SG, SH, or SJ )
Recommended oilSAE 10W-40, 10W-30, 5W-20
Oil capacity (with filter changed)1.5-1.7 litre
Ignition system
Spark plugNGK: BPMR6A
Spark plug gap0.75 mm (0.029 in)
Spark plug tightening torque22 Nm; 2.2 kg·m; 16.2 ft·lb
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