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Honda Horizontal OHV Engine — 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2

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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. Common applications include pressure washers, compressors, go-karts, log splitters and chipper/shredders.

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Features for Honda Horizontal OHV Engine — 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2
  • Honda 270cc GX 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
  • 50-state compliant engine
  • CARB and EPA certified

Key Specs

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Item#6086
Ship Weight65.0 lbs
Engine Displacement (cc)270
Start TypeRecoil
ApplicationChipper, shredder, pressure washer, compressor
Engine TypeGX series OHV commercial-duty
Rated Power (HP)7.1
Torque (ft./lbs.)11.30 @ 2,500 RPM
Shaft OutputHorizontal
CrankshaftQ-type
Shaft Diameter (in.)1
Shaft Length (in.)3 31/64
Shaft Keyway (in.)1/4
Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch)7/16–20
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side)Counterclockwise
PTO Height (in.)5 1/4
Cylinders (qty.)1
Cylinder BoreCast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.)2.9 x 2.3
Compression Ratio8.2:1
Cooling SystemAir cooled
Air Cleaner TypeDual element
Fuel TankStandard (White)
Fuel TypeGasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)5.6
Fuel FilterFuel tank filler neck strainer
Oil Capacity (qt.)1.16
Lubrication SystemForced splash
Low Oil AlertYes
Low Oil ShutdownYes
Ignition SystemElectronic
Governor SystemCentrifugal mechanical
CarburetorFloat, external vent
Throttle ControlRemote (wire)
Choke ControlManual
Max. RPM3,600
Muffler IncludedStandard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector
Auto Compression ReleaseYes
Bolt Circle (in.)5, 6 1/2
Mounting Base L x W (in.)7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)Yes

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Engine Displacement (cc)
190 163 200 163 270
Start Type
Recoil Recoil Recoil Recoil Recoil
Application Pressure washer, log splitter, chippers/shredder Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter Cement mixer Chipper, shredder, pressure washer, compressor
Engine Type GC series OHC premium residential-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty
Rated Power (HP)
5.2 4.8 - 4.8 7.1
Torque (ft./lbs.)
8.30 at 2,500 RPM 7.60 at 2,500 RPM 9.10 at 2,500 RPM 7.60 at 2,500 RPM 11.30 @ 2,500 RPM
Shaft Output
Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal
Crankshaft Q-type Q-type Q-type H type Q-type
Shaft Diameter (in.) 3/4 3/4 3/4 3/4 1
Shaft Length (in.) 2 7/16 2 7/16 2 7/16 2 3/32 3 31/64
Shaft Keyway (in.)
- 3/16 4.78mm x 4.78mm x 38mm 1/4 1/4
Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch) 5/16–24 5/16–24 - - 7/16–20
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Gear Reduction - - - H type 6:1 -
PTO Height (in.)
4 11/64 4 11/64 4 11/64 4 11/64 5 1/4
Bearing Type Standard Ball - - -
Cylinders (qty.)
1 1 1 1 1
Cylinder Bore
Aluminum alloy Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.)
2.7 x 2.0 2.7 x 1.8 2.7 x 2.1 2.7 x 1.8 2.9 x 2.3
Compression Ratio
8.5:1 9:1 8.5:1 9:1 8.2:1
Cooling System
Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type
Dry (paper) type Dual element Dual element Dual element Dual element
Fuel Tank Standard Standard (White) Standard Standard (White) Standard (White)
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)
1.9 3.3 3.3 3.3 5.6
Fuel Pump Yes - - - -
Fuel Filter
- - - - Fuel tank filler neck strainer
Oil Capacity (qt.)
0.61 0.61 0.63 0.61 1.16
Lubrication System
Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash
Low Oil Alert
- - Yes - Yes
Low Oil Shutdown
- Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ignition System
Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic
Governor System
Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical Centrifugal mechanical
Carburetor
Float Float, external vent Float Float, external vent Float, external vent
Throttle Control
Fixed Remote (wire) Remote (cable) Remote (wire) Remote (wire)
Choke Control
- Manual Manual Manual Manual
Max. RPM
3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600
Muffler Included
Yes Yes, (standard) Standard, spark arrester Yes, (standard) Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector
Auto Compression Release
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bolt Circle (in.)
- 3 5/8 3 5/8 3 5/8 5, 6 1/2
Mounting Base L x W (in.)
- 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32 6 3/8 x 3 5/32 to 3 11/32 7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
13 5/8 x 14 1/2 x 13 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2 12 5/8 x 14 13/16 x 13 3/16 12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes