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Focus on Kawasaki’s TJ53E Engine

The TJ53E is the latest model to join Kawasaki’s TJ series of air cooled 2-stroke horizontal shaft Engines. 

The Engine includes new technology, features and machining techniques to make it environmentally friendly and lightweight whilst still delivering exceptional power for demanding applications.

Kawasaki’s European OEM Manager, Horst Britze said “The TJ53E is a superior quality Engine, it’s compact but has the largest fuel tank capacity in its class and the technology we have used means it easily meets the target of regulations for low EMC emissions”.

Kawasaki’s Engineers have designed an aluminium spark plug cap specifically to reduce any electromagnetic interference and the Engine exceeds the broadband emission test based on ENISO4EFCF9F9-02A1-496F-971A-F162FD32BB00:1998. The scavenging system and combustion chamber have been developed to ensure the Engine exceeds emission regulations without the need for a catalytic converter

The Engines have been designed to be user friendly and offer easy maintenance features:

  • Kawasaki Advanced Recoil starter is fitted as standard to ensure a smooth start every time.
  • The air cleaner is fitted with easy fixings for quick and easy maintenance.
  • V groove type spark plug has been relocated for optimum ignition.
  • Low vibration has been achieved by using new machining technology during the manufacture of the crankshaft, together with fitting a flywheel and lightweight piston.
  • A low noise clutch is fitted to ensure overall noise reduction.
  • Compact and lightweight design.  Dry weight of 4.5kg.
  • Rare earth magnets used on the ignition system contribute to the overall reduction in weight and enhances Engine response.

The outstanding performance and durability that Kawasaki is known for is assured in the TJ53E with: 

  • Large fuel tank for long running times
  • The development of the combustion chamber and scavenging system has contributed to fuel efficiency.  During Engine testing there was a reduction in fuel consumption ratio of 15% when compared with previous model.
  • Maximum power output of 2.7hp (Net) at 4C76FB5A-7508-4578-A6B2-55BB0C9CC55Frpm.
  • Maximum torque 3.0Nm at 5000 rpm.