DLE Engines DLE-170cc Twin Gasoline

Tower Stock# LXAPAH  •  Manufacturer Stock# DLE-170
DLE Engines DLE-170cc Twin Gasoline (large view)
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the DLE-170cc Gasoline Powered Engine with
Electronic Ignition.


Horizontally opposed twin cylinders for low vibration operation
Special aluminum alloy crankcase
Electronic ignition for simpler starts, higher performance and
minimal RF noise
Sealed ball bearings
Double V-type reed valves, bottom induction
Two year limited warranty through Hobby Services beginning at date
of purchase


DLE-170cc Gasoline Engine with two Mufflers with Gaskets and Mounting
Hardware, two Spark Plugs, Electronic Ignition, Mount, Throttle
Arm Extension, four Machined Aluminum Standoffs, Mounting Template
and Instruction Manual


87 octane gasoline
2-cycle oil, mix ratio for this engine is 30 parts gas to one part
oil and must be followed exactly for warranty consideration
and optimum performance
Ignition Battery: Two 4.8 - 6V NiCd or NiMH batteries OR
7.4V LiPo Packs (LiPo & LiFe use requires voltage regulator)
(separate receiver style pack can be used)
Propeller: 30x12 or 32x10


Displacement: 170 cc (10.37 cu in)
Bore: 2.05" (52mm)
Stroke: 1.57" (40mm)
Weight: 9.06lbs (4110g)
RPM Range: 1,100-9,000
Output: 17.5 hp @ 9,000 rpm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Gasoline/Oil Mixture: 30:1
Weight: Engine 7.83lbs (3,550g)
Two Mufflers: 7.05 oz (200g) combined weight
Ignition: 5.64oz (160g)
Replacement Spark Plug: NGK CM6 (DLEG5626) or equivalent
Carburetor Settings: Carburetor was preset from the factory and only
requires small incremental adjustments.
Low Speed Needle: 1 turn open
High Speed Needle: 1 turn open
Adjust high speed needle to peak RPM. If the engine slows or dies,
the high speed mixture is too lean.
Adjust low speed needle for a smooth idle and reliable transition to
high throttle. If engine dies when throttle is advanced, the
mixture is too lean. If engine stumbles when throttle is advanced,
the mixture is too rich.

jxs 12/07/10

See Tower Catalog page 172.
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