Honda Horizontal OHV Engine
Honda GX240 Horizontal OHV Engine
Honda GX240UT2X - 6 to 1 Year Reduction - Replacement Horizontal OHV Engine. The Honda GX240 Series OHV commercial-grade engine is designed for the most demanding commercial applications. It has set an industry standard for reliability and durability. Overhead Valve design offers cooler, fuel-efficient operation and cast iron cylinder sleeve provides longer service life. The GX is reliable, easy starting and quiet running. Meets EPA and CARB emission levels standards. This legendary engine has earned the reputation as the preferred engine for construction equipment. Common applications include pressure washers, compressors, go-karts, log splitters and chipper/shredders.

  • Honda GX240 OHV air-cooled, 4-stroke, horizontal engine
  • Precision camshaft design for precise valve timing, optimal valve overlap and better fuel economy
  • OHV design for increased efficiency and optimal power transfer
  • High compression ratio for better fuel efficiency
  • Low vibration from precision-engineered components
  • Ball bearing-supported crankshaft for greater stability
  • Large capacity, multi-chamber exhaust system for a low noise level
  • Sophisticated air intake system
  • Oil Alert for extra engine protection
  • Carburetor filter and chamber coating help protect against fuel impurities
  • Cast iron cylinder sleeve
  • Dual element air filter
  • Simple throttle control
  • Double walled heavy-duty 5.6-qt. tank with in-tank fuel strainer
  • Large automotive-style fuel cap for easy filling
  • Dual oil fills and drains for quick oil changes
  • Easily accessible spark plug
  • Ergonomic recoil design for easy starts
  • Automatic decompression for easy starting
  • Brand: Honda Engines
  • Engine Displacement (cc): 270
  • Engine Type: GX series OHV commercial-duty
  • Shaft Diameter (in.): 1
  • Shaft Length (in.): 3 31/64
  • Net Power Output (HP): 7.9 (5.9 kW) at 3,600 RPM
  • Start Type: Recoil
  • Net Torque (lbs./ft.): 13.5 (18.3 Nm) at 2,500 RPM
  • Shaft Output: Horizontal
  • Crankshaft: Q-type
  • Shaft Keyway: 1/4
  • Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch): 7/16–20
  • Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side): Counterclockwise
  • PTO Height: 5 1/4
  • Cylinders (qty.): 1
  • Cylinder Bore: Cast iron
  • Bore x Stroke (in.): 2.9 x 2.3
  • Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
  • Cooling System: Air cooled
  • Air Cleaner Type: Dual element
  • Fuel Tank: Standard (White)
  • Fuel Type: Gasoline
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.): 5.6
  • Fuel Filter: Fuel tank filler neck srainer
  • Oil Capacity (qt.) 1.16
  • Lubrication System: Forced splash
  • Low Oil Alert: Yes
  • Low Oil Shutdown: Yes
  • Ignition System: Electronic
  • Governor System: Centrifugal mechanical
  • Carburetor: Float, external vent
  • Throttle Control: Remote (wire)
  • Choke Control: Manual
  • Max. RPM: 3,600
  • Muffler Included: Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector
  • Auto Compression Release: Yes
  • CARB Approval: No
  • Bolt Circle (in.): 5, 6 1/2
  • Mounting Base L x W (in.): 7 11/16 x 3 3/16–3 11/16
  • Dimensions L x W x H (in.): 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8
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