Focus on Kawasaki’s New FJ-D Engines

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FJ180D 300dpi 2Global manufacturer, Kawasaki, has unveiled the new FJ-D range of air cooled, 4 stroke horizontal shaft range of Engines. The Engines are the result of extensive development by Kawasaki and meet customer requirements for low vibration, superior quality and value for money.

The new FJ180D and FJ220D include a new spherical combustion chamber to ensure that they exceed the worldwide emission directives, together with a K-Twin balancer system which cuts vertical vibration virtually to zero and reduces noise output.

According to Kawasaki's Senior Product Manager, Jack Ford: "We always take a customer focused approach to our Engine design and the new FJ-D range delivers the high performance levels and durability that Kawasaki is known for. We already have plans in place to extend the range with new, more powerful models that will give us access to other key markets including construction."

The Engines have been designed for optimum performance even in the toughest conditions. They feature:

• Heavy duty cast iron cylinder and liner for increased durability • Dual element cleaner to prevent dust entering the Engine even in the most demanding environments • Durable fuel tank • Top access air filter for easy maintenance • Internally vented carburetor for clean air flow to enhance performance and durability • FJ180D - 5.5hp net and maximum torque of 11.7Nm • FJ220D - 6.7hp net and maximum torque of 14.0Nm

The FJ180D and FJ220D Engines are user friendly in terms of operation and maintenance, with features such as:

• Advanced ACR (Automatic Compression Release) to ensure low loading on the recoil or electric starter for smooth and easy starts every time • Dual ball bearing main journals for high durability • Structurally engineered muffler and gear shaving to reduce noise output.

The range joins an already impressive line up of Engines to consolidate Kawasaki's position as a leader in Engine design and innovation.

For further information please contact:

Paul Jennings, Kobu
T: +44 (0)1295 771182

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