This section features information about the Komatsu Zenoah G230RC engines that are used in large scale radio controlled model cars and GoPed® type vehicles.
Below we have the full factory specifications that were taken from the original manual. Please note that specifications can an do change.
Pictured left and right is the Komatsu Zenoah G230RC engine viewed from both the left and the right (you decide which is which!).
Below are the technical specifications taken from the Komatsu Zenoah engine manual, such specifications are, as usual, subject to change without notice.
Many thanks to Alro Racing Systems for supplying the manual and allowing us to take the pictures.
|Overall Size (L × W × H)||mm||167 × 204 × 195|
|Rotating Direction||Counter clockwise as viewed from PTO (Clutch facing you)|
|Bore x Stroke||mm||32 × 28|
|Effective Compression Ratio||8.8|
|Carburettor||Walbro WT-603||12.7mm diameter Venturi|
|Ignition Timing||degrees||BTDC 30 degrees / 8000 rpm|
|Spark Plug||Standard||Champion RZ7C|
|Spark Plug||Option (for race use)||NGK CR8HVX|
|Spark Plug Gap||mm||0.6 to 0.7||0.023 to 0.028 in|
|Clutch Engagement Speed||rpm||6000|
|No Load Maximum Speed||rpm||19500|
|Maximum Power||kW/rpm||2.10/14000||Without air cleaner or muffler|
|Maximum Torque||Nm/rpm||1.72/10000||Without air cleaner or muffler|
|Fuel Consumption||g/kW-h||680 (500g/ps-h)||Without air cleaner or muffler|
|Carburettor Standard Setting||H||1-3/8 +/- 1/4|
|L||1-1/4 +/- 1/4|
PTO = Power Take Off
For help with the terms used throughout this series of pages, please see the Glossary section.