The Kohler K160 is a 277 cc (16.9 cu·in) single-cylinder air-cooled four-stroke internal combustion gasoline engine from K-series, manufactured by Kohler Co.
The Kohler K160 engine has an aluminum cylinder head, cast-iron liners, and horizontal PTO-shaft. The engine used a carburetor fuel system, magneto ignition system and splash type lubrication. The cylinder bore is 74.62 mm (2.94 in) and the piston stroke is 63.50 mm (2.5 in).
This engine produced 6.7 PS (4.9 kW; 6.6 HP) at 3,600 rpm of horsepower and 13.2 Nm (1.35 kg·m; 9.7 ft·lb) at 3,600 rpm of torque.
The breakdown of the engine code is as follows:
- K – K-series
- 16 – Approximate daisplacement (cu·in)
- Suffix (engine is available with the following options):
P – Direct mounted;
R – Reduction gear (6:1);
S – Electric starter and generator;
C – Clutch model;
|Type||4-stroke, L-head, single cylinder|
|Displacement||277 cm 3 (16.9 cu-in)|
|Max. horsepower||6.7 PS (4.9 kW; 6.6 HP) at 3,600 rpm|
|Max. torque (crank PTO)||13.2 Nm (1.35 kg·m; 9.7 ft·lb) at 3,600 rpm|
|Ignition system||Magneto ignition system|
|Lubricating system||Splash type|
|Starting system||Recoil or electric starter|
|Fuel used||Unleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)|
|Fuel tank capacity||–|
Cylinder Block and Head
|Bore x Stroke||74.62 X 63.50 mm (2.94 x 2.50 in)|
|Number of piston rings (compression / oil):||2 / 1|
|Valve Arrangement:||L-head (sidevalve)|
|Max speed||3,600 rpm|
|Oil type||API SF or SG|
Summer: SAE 30W
Winter: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
|Oil capacity||2 1/2 pts.|
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