Thornado 5.5HP DIESEL Engine Stationary Motor Electric Start 19mm Key Shaft

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Thornado 5.5HP Stationary Diesel Engine Electric Start (19.05mm Key Shaft)


The Thornado 5.5HP diesel engine is a 4-stroke, single cylinder forced air-cooled engine with a electric starter that makes it easy to get the equipment running and on task. The engine is coupled with a horizontal key shaft of 19.05mm diameter.

The thornado 5.5HP diesel engine is designed and built with all high quality parts that make the engine very durable and better than most of the available brands on the market nowadays. Highly efficient, the Thornado 5.5HP engine has multiple uses because of its small size, its light weight, and its portability. The Thornado 5.5HP engine seems to be the perfect solution using in variety of applications including water pumps, Go-karts, generator, Chippers, Pressure Washers, Bench saws & other Agricultural uses.



  • Powered by Thornado 5.5HP, single cylinder 4 stroke air cooled engine
  • Electric key start with dedicated control box
  • 19.05mm horizontal Key shaft
  • Smooth running with minimal vibration
  • High power to weight ratio
  • 12 Months Australia Warranty

Suitable Applications

  • Air compressor
  • Water pump
  • Go-Kart
  • Generator
  • Pressure washer
  • Chippers
  • Agricultural uses


Model No DX-173QE
 Type Single cylinder 4 stroke, forced air cooled
Displacement 247cc
Bore x Stroke 73 x 59
Continuous HP / Rpm 4 HP / 3000 Rpm
Max Power HP / Rpm 5.5 HP / 3600 Rpm
Combustion System Direct Injection
Shaft Type Horizontal Key Shaft (Q Type)
Shaft Diameter 19.05mm
Shaft Length 58mm
Shaft Rotation Anti clockwise from output
Compression Ratio 20:1
Fuel Type Diesel
Oil Type SAE10w-30 / SAE15w-40
Fuel Tank Capacity 2.5L
Oil Capacity 0.8L
Starting System Electric start / Recoil manual start
Dimension (L x W x H) 332x 384x 416 mm
Dry Weight 30kg




Model # DX-173QE
Brand Thornado
Shipping Weight 30.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.332m
Shipping Height 0.416m
Shipping Length 0.384m
Shipping Cubic 0.053035000m3
Unit Of Measure Unit


The warranty is provided by THORNADO (ABN: 83 146 014 324) ("The Company") for the customer sole benefit. To be eligible to make a claim under this warranty, customer must retain the purchase receipt. The warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser. The company guarantees to the buyer that the equipment will be free from defects caused by faulty materials or poor workmanship for a period no longer than twelve months from the date of delivery.

Warranty Period

The warranty period for the Thornado equipment is 12 months commences on the date of sale of the equipment. 

As far as law permits, the Warranty Period will not be extended, renewed, or transferable with subsequent resale, repair or replacement of the item. Repaired parts will be warranted for the remainder of the original Warranty Period, or for the thirty (30 days) from the date of repair, whichever is longer.

Please click here for more detail about our warranty. 


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