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Forced Air-Cooled V-twin 4-cycle Vertical Shaft OHV Gasoline Engine


  • Overhead v-valve
  • 90° V-twin
  • High performance lubrication system
  • Electronic spark ignition
  • Automatic compression release
  • High efficiency oil cooler
  • Rotating grass screen
  • Dual stage canister air filter
  • Cast-iron cylinder liners
  • Metal engine cover
  • Heavy-duty shift-type starter
  • Twin barrel, internally vented carburetor with fuel shut-off solenoid
852cm3 (52.0cu. in.)
Number of Cylinders
Bore x Stroke
3.33 x 2.99 in. (84.5 x 76mm)
Compression Ratio
Oil capacity
2.1U.S. qt (2.0liters)
Maximum Power
24.5hp (18.3kW)
at 3,600rpm
Maximum Torque
44.4ft lbs (60.2N·m)
at 2,200RPM
Dry weight
105.0lbs (47.6kg)
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Eligible for 4-cycle warranty

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