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SX30 Snow Power
9.5 HP

Features & Benefits:
SX Component Location > View larger image
This is a diagram of the some of the common components and location of the SX Series of engines. Some items are not listed and others that are listed may be an optional purchase.

Starting Instructions > View larger image
Easy to read decals, with cold and warm weather starting instructions.

Snow Power Engine Features > View larger image
These specifically designed features are added for customer safety and ease of use.

Snow Guards > View larger image
These specifically designed snow guards are strategically placed to keep snow and ice from vital controls and linkages.

Specially Designed Recoil Housing > View larger image
This specially designed recoil housing prevents snow and ice buildup from entering the flywheel and recoil components.

Easy To Use Controls > View larger image
The controls and buttons are large, easy to see and user-friendly.

Fuel Bowl Drain & Translucent Fuel Cup > View larger image
Drain fuel for storage when not in use with the easy to remove screw. Also, a translucent fuel cock strainer cup for inspection and removal of water and dirt particles that might enter the fuel tank and lines.

Dual Ball Bearing Support > View larger image
Dual ball bearing crankshaft support offers maximum stability under demanding loads.

Cast-Iron Cylinder Liner > View larger image
Cast-iron cylinder liners enhance reliability and extend engine life.The cast-iron cylinder liner has much better wear characteristics than the softer aluminum that surrounds it, making engine life much longer than if the piston is in contact with the aluminum cylinder wall.

Spheroidal Graphite Cast-Iron Crankshaft > View larger image
The crankshaft is made of spheroidal graphite cast iron, and the crank pin is high-frequency induction hardened. The crank sprocket used to drive the chain, as well as the gear used to drive the governor gear, are pressed on the output end of the shaft.

Patent-Pending Main Bearing Cover Design > View larger image
An internally structured main bearing cover offers patent-pending technology by creating a highly rigid engine system.

High Performance Pent-Roof Design > View larger image
Overhead Cam (OHC) technology and the Pent-Roof combustion chamber allow the Subaru SX engines to use a higher compression ratio of 9:1. The higher compression ratio increases the power produced for a given size engine. It also improves efficiency and overall performance.

High Efficiency Intake Port > View larger image
The illustration shows the straight intake port on the right side of the picture. The lower resistance to the flow of the air/fuel mixture improves the power, efficiency and lowers emissions. Overhead Cam (OHC) technology allows the intake and exhaust valves to be positioned for optimum performance.

Timing Chain Oil Lubrication System > View larger image
One of the purposes of the timing chain system is to lubricate the upper portion of the cylinder head. The timing chain is engaged between the sprocket portion of the integrated camshaft in the cylinder head and the crankshaft gear sprocket.
The sprocket teeth in the particular shape they are designed are to enhance the durability and realize low noise level.

Camshaft with Automatic Decompression Release > View larger image
The camshaft and the sprocket are made of special sintered alloy and constructed as a single piece. The camshaft is provided with intake and exhaust cam in one cam lobe. The decompression release lever is mounted on the sprocket end side.

Special Cooling Fins > View larger image
Cooling fins are cast into both the inside and the outside of the crankcase to utilize every possible cooling area.

Mounting Base Cooling Fins > View larger image
The unique Subaru cooling system extends to the underside of the mounting base. Air is forced over special cooling fins at the bottom of the engine for maximum cooling.

Cylinder Head Cooling 360-Degree > View larger image
Head cooling is critically important to long engine life. The Overhead Cam design allows for 360-degree air flow around both the exhaust and intake valve stem areas.

Patent-Pending Cylinder Cooling Fins > View larger image
Air is forced over the large slanted cooling fins on the cylinder for improved cooling performance. This design is patent-pending.

Hardened Steel Rocker Arms > View larger image
Hardened steel rocker arms with precision tappet adjusters are used for greater durability and reduce service requirements.

Intake Valve Seal > View larger image
Special machining on cylinder head allows the oil seal to be placed around the valve guide. This seal reduces oil consumption and is replaceable if necessary for service.

Automotive Collects and Forged Steel Valve Retainers > View larger image
Subaru SX engines use automotive quality collet valve retainers for longer life.

Patent-Pending Connecting Rod Dipper > View larger image
The SX lubrication system begins with a patent-pending oil scoop to project the oil to the chain.

Aluminum Alloy Die-Cast Connecting Rod > View larger image
The connecting rod is a specially heat-treated aluminum alloy die-casting. Its large and small ends function as bearings. A splasher built into the connecting rod lubricates by splashing engine oil. The piston is an aluminum alloy casting with grooves for mounting compression and oil rings.

Patent-Pending Valve Cover Design > View larger image
A patent-pending rocker cover design constantly supplies an optimum amount of oil to the cam shaft and rocker arm even if the engine is inclined.

Patent-Pending Breather System > View larger image
A patent-pending breather system with a pre-separation
passage prevents oil from spouting even if the engine is inclined.

Ignition System > View larger image
The ignition system is a transistor controlled magneto with the ignition timing set at 23 degrees before top dead center. The magneto consists of a flywheel and ignition coil. To ensure easy starting, the step advancing ignition timing system is incorporated in the ignition coil. This system enables the engine to have basically two different ignition timings according to the engine speed.

Optimized Capacity-Rigid Type Muffler > View larger image
Optimized-capacity rigid muffler and 33 percent fewer moving valve train parts than OHV designs, reduce mechanical noise levels a full 2 decibels below competitive models.

NO Special Tools Needed > View larger image
Even though the SX series of engines bring the latest technology, performance, and durability to the industrial air cooled engine market, there are no special tools required to work on them. Most shop tools that small engine mechanics currently own will also work on these engines for service or complete tear down. Subaru engineers achieved their commitment to 'keep it simple', while utilizing the latest technology.

Three-Year Limited Warranty > View larger image
Subaru provides a three-year limited warranty. See warranty policy for details.

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