Shibaura LEK802D

Shibaura LEK802DThe Shibaura LEK802D is a 804 cc (49.1 cu·in) straight-two, water-cooled naturally aspirated diesel engine manufactured by Shibaura.

A 80.0 mm (3.15 in) cylinder bore and 80.0 mm (3.15 in) piston stroke give the LEK802D diesel engine a total of 804 cc (49.1 cu·in) of displacement. The compression ratio rating is 23.0:1. This engine is equipped with glow plugs and dry type air cleaner.

The Shibaura LEK802D diesel engine produced 16.2 PS (11.9 KW; 16.0 HP) at 2,700 rpm of gross horsepower.

The breakdown of the engine code is as follows:

  • LEK – Engine series
  • 80 – 80.0 mm of cylinder bore
  • 2 – Two cylinders

General information

Engine Specifications
Engine codeLEK802D
LayoutStraight-2, vertical diesel engine
Fuel typeDiesel fuel No.2-D
Displacement0.8 L, 804 cm3 (49.1 cu in)
Max. Horsepower (gross)16.2 PS (11.9 KW; 16.0 HP) at 2,700 rpm
Torque output
Injection typeIndirect injection
Cooling systemLiquid-cooled
Fuel systemFuel injection pump
Starting systemElectric starting
Starting support deviceGlow plug in combustion chamber
Power adderNone
Firing order2-1

Cylinder block

Cylinder block
Compression ratio:23.0:1
Cylinder bore:80.0 mm (3.15 in)
Piston stroke:80.0 mm (3.15 in)
Number of piston rings (compression / oil):2 / 1

Cylinder head

Cylinder head
Valve Arrangement:
Valves:4 (2 valves per cylinder)
Valve seat angle:INTAKE45°
Valve face angle:INTAKE45°

Tightening torque

Tightening torque specs
Connecting rod caps:24.0-27.0 Nm (2.4-2.8 kgf·m; 17.7-19.9 ft·lb)
Main bearing holders:71.0-81.0 Nm (7.2-8.3 kgf·m; 52.4-59.8 ft·lb)
Flywheel:343.0-441.0 Nm (35-45 kgf·m; 253.1-325.5 ft·lb)
Cylinder head:150.0-155.0 Nm (15.3-15.8 kgf·m; 110.7-114.4 ft·lb))

Maintenance data


Engine speed
Governed speed Low Idle: 750-850 rpm
High Idle: 2,750-2,800 rpm
Valve clearance
Intake valve0.30 mm (0.012 in)
Exhaust valve0.30 mm (0.012 in)
Injector opening pressure
Standard11,760 kPa (1705 psi)
Injection timing
Standard23-24° BTDC
Oil system
Recommended engine oilCD or CE
SAE Viscosity NumberSAE 10W-30, 10W-40
Engine oil capacity4.0 liters (4.23 US.qts, 3.52 Imp. qts)
Electrical system
Ground polarity:Negative


The Shibaura LEK802D engine is used on the following tractors

ModelYears Produced
Ford 12001979-1982
Ford 13001979-1982
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