DLE Engines DLE-222cc 4-Cylinder Gasoline

Tower Stock# LXZRE9  •  Manufacturer Stock# DLE-222
DLE Engines DLE-222cc 4-Cylinder Gasoline (large view)
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the DLE 222cc Gasoline Powered Engine with Electronic Ignition.

FEATURES

Dual carburetors for maximimum performance
Double V-type reed valve bottom induction
Six bolt prop hub
Fully automatic electronic ignition
Two year limited warranty through Hobby Services beginning at date
of purchase

INCLUDES

Engine, four spark plugs, standoffs, ignition, instruction manual
two mufflers, prop hub and throttle arm extension

REQUIREMENTS

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 or 6.6V LiFe packs (LiPo & LiFe require voltage regulator)
(separate receiver style pack can be used)
Propeller: 32x10, 32x12, 34x10
Field Equipment

SPECIFICATIONS

Engine;
Output Power: 21.5 HP at 7,500 RPM
RPM Range: 1,000 - 7,500
Idle Speed: 1000 RPM
Displacement: 13.6 cu in (222.5cc)
Bore: 1.77" (45mm)
Stroke: 1.38" (35mm)
Compression Ratio: 7.6:1
Engine Weight: 10.9lbs (174.6oz) (4950g)
Total Width Including Both Cylinder Heads: 10.1" (258mm) not
including spark plugs
Distance between Horizontal Mounting Hole Centers: 3.2" (81mm)
Distance between Vertical Mounting Hole Centers: 3.6" (91mm)
Height of Entire Mounting Plate: 4.2" (107mm)
Widtht of Entire Mounting Plate: 3.8" (96mm)
Length from Mounting Plate to Front Bearing: 8.97" (228mm)
Length from Mounting Plate to Prop Hub: 10.1" (258mm)
Height from Crankcase to top of Carburetors: 6.2" (157mm)
Distance between Muffler Mounting Hole Centers: 1.6" (40.5mm)
Height from Crankcase to end of Muffler Pipe Outlet: 11.2" (286mm)
Muffler Outlet Diameter: 1.2" (30mm)
Cylinder Head Exhaust Outlet Height: 0.51" (13mm)
Cylinder Head Exhaust Outlet Width: 1.1" (27mm)
Muffler Can Length: 8.4" (214mm)
Muffler Can Diameter: 2" (50mm)
Exhaust Pipe Diameter: 1.2" (31mm)
Exhaust Pipe Length: 6" (152mm)
Gasoline/Oil Mixture: 30:1
Gasoline Octane Rating: 87-93
Recommended Propellers: 26x12, 28x10
Spark Plugs: DLE 222-Q26 (DLEG2226) or equivalent
Carburetor;
Carburetor is preset from the factory but may require slight
needle adjustment depending on altitude
Low Speed Needle: 1.5 turns from closed
High Speed Needle: 1.5 turns from closed

COMMENTS

To avoid permanent damage to the electronic ignition system, NEVER
turn your DLE engine over with the system switched on and the plug
not installed.

jxs 05/06/10
ir/jxs
updt 10/07/10

Resources
See Tower Catalog page 171.
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