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Honda Horizontal OHV Engine with 2:1 Gear Reduction — 270cc, GX Series, 22mm x 2 3/32in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2RA2

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Honda Horizontal OHV Engine with 2:1 Gear Reduction — 270cc, GX Series, 22mm x 2 3/32in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2RA2

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  • Automatic decompression for easy starting
  • Heavy-duty ball bearing supported crankshaft
  • Double walled heavy-duty tank with in tank fuel strainer
  • 50-state compliant engine
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Product Summary

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 go-karts, agricultural equipment and small construction equipment. This engine has super hill climbing power for go-karts.

What's Included
  • (1) Engine, Model# GX240UT2RA2

Features + Benefits

  • Automatic decompression for easy starting
  • Heavy-duty ball bearing supported crankshaft
  • Double walled heavy-duty tank with in tank fuel strainer
  • 50-state compliant engine
Key Specs
Item# 60862
Brand Honda Engines
Manufacturer's Warranty 3 year limited warranty
Ship Weight 75.0 lbs
Engine Displacement (cc) 270
Start Type Recoil
Application Commercial go-kart
Engine Type GX series OHV commercial-duty
Net Power Output (HP) 7.9 (5.9 kW) at 3,600 RPM
Net Torque (lbs./ft.) 13.5 (18.3 Nm) at 2,500 RPM
Shaft Output Horizontal
Crankshaft R-type
Shaft Diameter (in.) 7/8 (22 mm)
Shaft Length (in.) 2 3/32
Shaft Keyway (in.) 1/4
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise
Gear Reduction R-type 2:1 w/wet clutch
PTO Height (in.) 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 strainer
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, deflector
Auto Compression Release Yes
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
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board) Yes

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Engine Displacement (cc)
163 196 196 270 270
Start Type
Recoil Recoil Recoil Recoil Recoil
Application Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter, chipper/shredder Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter NonHonda water pumps Chipper, shredder, pressure washer, compressor Commercial go-kart
Engine Type GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty GX series OHV commercial-duty
Net Power Output (HP) 4.8 (3.6 kW) at 3,600 RPM 5.5 (4.1 kW) at 3,600 RPM 5.5 (4.1 kW) at 3,600 RPM 7.9 (5.9 kW) at 3,600 RPM 7.9 (5.9 kW) at 3,600 RPM
Net Torque (lbs./ft.) 7.6 (10.3 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 9.1 (12.4 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 9.1 (12.4 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 13.5 (18.3 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 13.5 (18.3 Nm) at 2,500 RPM
Shaft Output
Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal
Crankshaft Q-type Q-type T type Q-type R-type
Shaft Diameter (in.) 3/4 3/4 5/8 (threaded) 1 7/8 (22 mm)
Shaft Length (in.) 2 7/16 2 7/16 2 27/64 3 31/64 2 3/32
Shaft Keyway (in.)
3/16 3/16in.; 4.78mm x 4.78mm x 38mm - 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 Counterclockwise
Gear Reduction
- - - - R-type 2:1 w/wet clutch
PTO Height (in.)
4 11/64 4 11/64 4 11/64 5 1/4 5 1/4
Bearing Type Ball - - - -
Cylinders (qty.)
1 1 1 1 1
Cylinder Bore
Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.)
2.7 x 1.8 2.7 x 2.1 2.7 x 2.1 2.9 x 2.3 2.9 x 2.3
Compression Ratio
9:1 8.5:1 8.5:1 8.5:1 8.5:1
Cooling System
Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type
Dual element Dual element Dual element Dual element Dual element
Fuel Tank Standard (White) Standard Standard Standard (White) Standard (White)
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)
3.3 3.3 3.3 5.6 5.6
Fuel Filter
- - - Fuel tank filler neck strainer Fuel tank filler neck strainer
Oil Capacity (qt.)
0.61 0.63 0.63 1.16 1.16
Lubrication System
Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash
Low Oil Alert
- Yes - Yes Yes
Low Oil Shutdown
Yes 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, external vent Float Float Float, external vent Float, external vent
Throttle Control
Remote Remote (cable) Manual Remote (wire) Remote (wire)
Choke Control
Manual Manual Manual Manual Manual
Max. RPM
3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600
Muffler Included
Yes, (standard) Standard, spark arrester Standard, spark arrester Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector Standard, exhaust pipe protector, deflector
Auto Compression Release
Yes Yes - Yes Yes
Bolt Circle (in.)
3 5/8 3 5/8 3 5/8 5, 6 1/2 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 3/16–3 11/16 7 11/16 x 3 3/16–3 11/16
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
12 x 13 3/8 x 12 1/2 12 5/8 x 14 13/16 x 13 3/16 12 5/8 x 14 13/16 x 13 3/16 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes