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Club Car Engine History

Gas Engine Timeline: 

1984 (first gas model) to Early 1986: Used the KF82, 4-cycle, 341cc, side valve engine with a Fuji differential. The Fuji differential has a screw-type oil fill plug.

Late 1986 to 1991: Used the KF82, 4-cycle, 341cc, side valve engine with a Kawasaki differential. The Kawasaki differential has a rubber oil fill plug.

1992: Started with the FE290 (290cc) Overhead valve, 4-cycle, gas engine in golf cars. Engine rotation is counterclockwise when viewed from the clutch side of engine (see 1997 below).

1993: Started with the FE351 (351cc) Overhead valve, 4-cycle, gas engine for utility vehicles. Engine rotation is counterclockwise when viewed from the clutch side of engine (see 1997).

1997: Started with the Unitized Powertrain (transmission & differential are combined as one unit) and changed the rotation of the FE290 & FE351 engines. Engine rotation is clockwise when viewed from the clutch side.