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Honda Horizontal OHV Engine with Electric Start — 270cc, GX240 Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QAR2

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Honda Horizontal OHV Engine with Electric Start — 270cc, GX240 Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QAR2

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  • Overhead valve design for cool, fuel-efficient operation
  • Cast iron cylinder sleeve to provide longer service life
  • Meets EPA and CARB emission levels standards
  • Great for construction equipment
  • Other common applications include pressure washers, compressors, go-karts, log splitters and chipper/shredders
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The Honda Horizontal OHV Engine is designed for reliability and durability, to stand up to the most demanding commercial applications. Overhead valve design offers cool, fuel-efficient operation with a cast iron cylinder sleeve to provide longer service life. The GX is reliable, easy starting and quiet running. Meets EPA and CARB emission levels standards. Great for construction equipment. Other common applications include pressure washers, compressors, go-karts, log splitters and chipper/shredders.

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Features + Benefits

  • Overhead valve design for cool, fuel-efficient operation
  • Cast iron cylinder sleeve to provide longer service life
  • Meets EPA and CARB emission levels standards
  • Great for construction equipment
  • Other common applications include pressure washers, compressors, go-karts, log splitters and chipper/shredders
  • Automatic decompression for easy starting
  • Heavy-duty ball bearing supported crankshaft
  • Double-walled heavy-duty tank with in-tank fuel strainer
  • Does not include battery cables
Key Specs
Item# 44371
Brand Honda Engines
Manufacturer's Warranty 3 year limited warranty
Ship Weight 75.0 lbs
Engine Displacement (cc) 270
Start Type Electric w/recoil backup
Application Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter
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 Q-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
Bearing Type Ball bearing
Cylinders (qty.) 1
Cylinder Bore Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.) 2 7/8 x 2 9/32
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Cooling System Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type Dual element
Fuel Tank Standard
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 Butterfly float
Throttle Control Remote (wire)
Choke Control Manual
Max. RPM 3,600
Charging System Amps 18
Muffler Included Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, 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)
270 389 389 389 270
Start Type
Recoil Recoil Electric w/recoil backup Recoil Electric w/recoil backup
Application Chipper, shredder, log splitter, compressor Pressure washer, compressor Pressure washer, compressor Cement mixer Pressure washer, compressor, log splitter
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) 8.5 (6.3 kW) at 3,600 RPM 11.7 (8.7 kW) at 3,600 RPM 11.7 (8.7 kW) at 3,600 RPM 11.7 (8.7 kW) at 3,600 RPM 7.9 (5.9 kW) at 3,600 RPM
Net Torque (lbs./ft.) 14.1 (19.1 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 19.5 (26.4 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 19.5 (26.4 Nm) at 2,500 RPM 19.5 (26.4 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 Q-type H type Q-type
Shaft Diameter (in.) 1 1 1 1 1
Shaft Length (in.) 3 31/64 3 31/64 3 31/64 3 15/64 3 31/64
Shaft Keyway (in.)
- 1/4 1/4 - 1/4
Shaft End Tapped (Diameter (in.)/Threads per inch) 3/8–24 3/8–24 3/8–24 - 7/16-20
Shaft Rotation (From PTO Shaft Side) Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Gear Reduction - - - H type 6:1 -
PTO Height (in.)
5 1/4 5 1/4 5 1/4 5 1/4 5 1/4
Bearing Type
- - - - Ball bearing
Cylinders (qty.)
1 1 1 1 1
Cylinder Bore
Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron Cast iron
Bore x Stroke (in.)
3.0 x 2.3 3.5 x 2.5 3.5 x 2.5 3.5 x 2.5 2 7/8 x 2 9/32
Compression Ratio
8.5:1 8.2:1 8.2:1 8.2:1 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 (White) Standard (White) Standard
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.)
5.6 6.4 6.4 6.4 5.6
Fuel Filter
Fuel tank filler neck strainer Fuel tank filler neck strainer Fuel tank filler neck strainer Fuel tank filler neck strainer Fuel tank filler neck strainer
Oil Capacity (qt.)
1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16
Lubrication System
Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash Forced splash
Low Oil Alert
Yes Yes Yes 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, external vent Float, external vent Float, external vent Float, external vent Butterfly float
Throttle Control
Remote (wire) Remote (wire) Remote (wire) Manual Remote (wire)
Choke Control
Manual Manual Manual Manual Manual
Max. RPM
3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600
Charging System Amps - - 10 - 18
Muffler Included
- Silent Silent, exhaust pipe protector, deflector Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector
Auto Compression Release
- Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bolt Circle (in.)
5, 6 1/2 5, 6 1/2 5, 6 1/2 5, 6 1/2 5, 6 1/2
Mounting Base L x W (in.)
7 11/16 x 3 3/16–3 11/16 7 11/16 x 3 25/64–4 1/16 7 11/16 x 3 25/64–4 1/16 7 11/16 x 3 25/64–4 1/16 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 15 7/8 x 17 11/16 x 17 3/8 15 7/8 x 17 11/16 x 17 3/8 15 7/8 x 17 11/16 x 17 3/8 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8
EPA/CARB Approval (California Air Resource Board)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes