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Honda Horizontal OHV Engine for Honda WT30 Pump — 270cc, GX Series, Threaded 3/4in. x 2 53/64in. Shaft, Model# GX270T2AY1

Honda Horizontal OHV Engine for Honda WT30 Pump — 270cc, GX Series, Threaded 3/4in. x 2 53/64in. Shaft, Model# GX270T2AY1

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The Honda 270cc GX 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. Ideal choice for Honda WT30 water pump.

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  • (1) Engine, Model# GX240K1WY5

Features + Benefits

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  • Honda 270cc GX OHV air-cooled, 4-stroke, horizontal engine
  • Horizontal Shaft: 3/4in. x 2 53/64in. threaded
  • Application: Honda WT30 water pump
  • Historical rating 8 HP
  • CCW Rotation
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 6.4-qt.
  • Oil Capacity: .63-qt.
  • 3900 RPM
  • Recoil Start
  • Transistorized magneto ignition
  • Approximate Mounting Base Dimensions: 7.7in. x 3.2in. to 3.7in.
  • Flange Mount Bolt Circle: 5in., 6.5in.
  • PTO Height: 5.25in.
  • Low Oil Alert™
  • Heavy-duty dual element air cleaner
  • Automatic decompression for easy starting
  • Heavy-duty ball bearing supported crankshaft
  • Cast iron cylinder bore
  • Double walled heavy-duty tank with in tank fuel strainer
  • Manual throttle and choke
  • 50-state compliant engine
  • Dimensions: 16.38in.L x 16.38in.W x 16.14in.H

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Item#60840
Ship Weight75.0 lbs
Engine Displacement (cc)270
Start TypeRecoil
ApplicationHonda WT30 water pump
Engine TypeGX OHV
Rated Power (HP)8
Shaft Diameter (in.)3/4
Shaft Length (in.)2 53/64
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)6.4
Oil Capacity (qt.).63
Ignition SystemTransistorized magneto
Max. RPM3,900
Mounting Base L x W (in.)7 3/4 x 3 13/64–3 3/4
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)16 3/8 x 16 3/8 x 16 9/64
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)Yes

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Engine Displacement (cc)
160 163 270 270 270
Start Type
Recoil Recoil Recoil Recoil Electric w/recoil backup
Application Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder Chipper, shredder, pressure washer, compressor Honda WT30 water pump Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter
Engine Type GC series OHC premium residential-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX OHV GX series OHV commercial-duty
Rated Power (HP)
4.6 4.8 7.1 8 7.1
Torque (ft./lbs.)
6.9 @ 2,500 RPM 7.60 at 2,500 RPM 11.30 @ 2,500 RPM - 11.30 @ 2,500 RPM
Shaft Output
Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal - Horizontal
Crankshaft Q-type Q-type Q-type - Q-type
Shaft Diameter (in.) 3/4 3/4 1 3/4 1
Shaft Length (in.) 2 7/16 2 7/16 3 31/64 2 53/64 3 31/64
Shaft Keyway (in.)
3/16 3/16 1/4 - 1/4
Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch) - 5/16–24 7/16–20 - -
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise - Counterclockwise
PTO Height (in.)
4 11/64 4 11/64 5 1/4 - 5 1/4
Bearing Type Standard Ball - - -
Cylinders (qty.)
1 1 1 - 1
Cylinder Bore
Aluminum alloy Cast iron Cast iron - Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.)
2.5 x 2.0 2.7 x 1.8 2.9 x 2.3 - 2.9 x 2.3
Compression Ratio
8.5:1 9:1 8.2:1 - 8.2:1
Cooling System
Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled - Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type
Dry (paper) type Dual element Dual element - Dual element
Fuel Tank Standard Standard (White) Standard (White) - Standard (White)
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline - Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)
1.9 3.3 5.6 6.4 5.6
Fuel Pump Yes - - - -
Fuel Filter
- - Fuel tank filler neck strainer - Fuel tank filler neck strainer
Oil Capacity (qt.)
0.61 0.61 1.16 .63 1.16
Lubrication System
Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash - Forced splash
Low Oil Alert
No - Yes - Yes
Low Oil Shutdown
- Yes Yes - Yes
Ignition System
Electronic Electronic Electronic Transistorized magneto Electronic
Governor System
Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical - Centrifugal mechanical
Carburetor
Float Float, external vent Float, external vent - Float, external vent
Throttle Control
Manual Remote (wire) Remote (wire) - Remote (wire)
Choke Control
- Manual Manual - Manual
Max. RPM
3,600 3,600 3,600 3,900 3,600
Charging System Amps - - - - 3
Muffler Included
Yes Yes, (standard) Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector - Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector
Auto Compression Release
- Yes Yes - Yes
Bolt Circle (in.)
3 5/8 3 5/8 5, 6 1/2 - 5, 6 1/2
Mounting Base L x W (in.)
6 3/8 x 2 61/64 to 3 15/32 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32 7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16 7 3/4 x 3 13/64–3 3/4 7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
13 5/16 x 14 1/2 x 13 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8 16 3/8 x 16 3/8 x 16 9/64 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes