Our most powerful 2-stroke, designed for durability and longevity, plus additional features for professional operators.


40% greater power*

Allowing operators to handle the toughest jobs with ease.

Dynamically balanced flywheel

  • For low vibration, comfortable operation
  • Extra flywheel balancing counteracts forces experienced in different directions as a result of flywheel rotation

Crankcase machined as set

Single piece machining provides strength and extends engine life.

Lightweight piston

Low vibration, lightweight operation for professional, high use products

*Net Max. power comparison of TJ53E and TJ45E


Engine Type 2-Stroke, Horizontal Shaft, Single Cylinder, Air-cooled
Number of cylinders 1
Bore x stroke 44 x 35 mm
Displacement 53.2cm³
Max. power 2.0 kW (2.68 hp) / 8500 rpm
Max. torque 3.0 Nm (2.21 ft.lbs) / 5000 rpm
Fuel tank capacity 1.1 litres
Dry weight 4.5 kg
Dimensions (L x W x H) (mm) 203 x 290 x 275

Performance curves

The power rating of this engine is the Net power rating tested on a production engine and measured in accordance with SAE J1349.

Actual power output will vary depending on numerous factors, including, but not limited to, the operating speed of the engine in application, environmental conditions, maintenance, and other variables.

Performance curves


  • 50:1 fuel mixture
  • Centrifugal clutch installed
  • Crankcase machined as a set
  • Diaphragm carburetor
  • Dynamically balanced flywheel
  • Full cover design
  • KAR starter
  • Kawasaki stratified scavenging system
  • Lightweight piston
  • Low tone muffler
  • Polyurethane foam air filter
  • Heavy-duty clutch

Dimensional Specifications

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