Powered By Honda

All California Trimmer reel mowers come equipped with the Honda 4-stroke engine. They boast high fuel efficiency, exceptional power output, quiet performance, low emissions and ease of use. No matter how you define superior engine performance, Honda engines set the standard.

Honda GX160Honda GX120/160 Attributes

Fuel Efficient, High Output Operation
  • New design offers even better fuel economy than before!
  • Precision camshaft design offers precise valve timing and optimal valve overlap for better fuel efficiency
  • OHV design for increased efficiency and optimal power transfer
  • High compression ratio for better fuel efficiency
Smooth Performance
  • Precision engineered components result in lower vibration
  • Reduced piston weight and precision balanced crankshaft result in lower engine vibration
  • Ball bearing supported crankshaft for greater stability
Exceptionally Quiet
  • Aluminum push rods reduce both valve clearance and noise level.
  • New enhancements to the muffler, breather valve, and case cover reduce noise level
  • Reduced mechanical noise due to light weight, noise-reducing materials
  • Forged steel crankshaft and rigid crankcase
  • Helical cut gears
  • Sophisticated air intake system
Proven Reliability
  • Oil Alert
  • New carburetor chamber coating and carburetor filter help to protect against fuel impurities
  • Cast iron cylinder sleeve
  • High quality materials, fit, and finish
  • Dual element air cleaner
  • Fuel Valve
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
Easy to Use and Maintain
  • Simple throttle control
  • Large fuel tanks
  • Large automotive type fuel cap
  • Dual oil drains and fill
  • Easy, convenient, heavy duty control box
  • Easily accessible spark plug
Easy Starting
  • Heavy duty recoil starter
  • Ergonomic, easy to grip recoil rope design
  • Automatic mechanical de-compression system
Emissions Compliant
  • Lower emissions, higher power output!
  • CARB and EPA certified
  • No catalyst necessary

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