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

Item# 6086
"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. Air Cleaner Type Dual element, Bolt Circle in. 5, 6 1/2, Bore x Stroke in. 2.9 x 2.3, Carburetor Float, external vent, Choke Control Manual, Auto Compression Release Yes, Crankshaft Q-type, Cylinder Bore Cast iron, Cylinders qty. 1, Dimensions L x W x H in. 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8, Cooling System Air cooled, EPA/CARB Approval California Air Resource Board Yes, Fuel Filter Fuel tank filler neck strainer, Fuel Tank Capacity qt. 5.6, Ignition System Electronic, Low Oil Alert Yes, Low Oil Shutdown Yes, Lubrication System Forced splash, Fuel Type Gasoline, Governor System Centrifugal mechanical, Muffler Included Standard, exhaust pipe protector, spark arrestor, deflector, Oil Capacity qt. 1.16, PTO Height in. 5 1/4, Max. RPM 3,600, Mounting Base L x W in. 7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16, Shaft Keyway in. 1/4, Shaft Length in. 3 31/64, Shaft Output Horizontal, Shaft Rotation From PTO Shaft Side Counterclockwise, Shaft Diameter in. 1, Shaft End Tapped Diameter in./Threads per inch 7/16-20, Start Type Recoil, Throttle Control Remote wire, Fuel Tank Standard White, Application Chipper, shredder, pressure washer, compressor, Engine Displacement cc 270, Engine Type GX series OHV commercial-duty, Compression Ratio 8.51, Torque ft./lbs. 13.50 @ 2,500 RPM. 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"
Average Customer Rating:
4.714 out of 5
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Customer Reviews for "Honda Horizontal OHV Engine - 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2"
Review 1 for "Honda Horizontal OHV Engine - 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Honda Daze

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December 10, 2014
By dbalbright0567
from Cambridge VT
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" I have used Honda engines for over three decades and have been consistently pleased with their performance, value pricing, wide range of sizes and applications, and their reliability.
When I send a product out the door, I know that this engine is a perfect match for the heavily constructed woodsplitter that it will power.
The engine is quiet, easy on fuel, starts easily, and really holds up. "
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Runs smoothly, quietly doing its job to make this homeowner's model woodsplitter the talk of the neighborhood.
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Review 2 for "Honda Horizontal OHV Engine - 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Engine

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October 6, 2014
By AlaskaPaul
from Talkeetna, Alaska
" I was upgrading this engine on an existing log splitter. It originally had a Honda GX160 engine on it. The GX240 is such a smooth engine. It did the job perfectly. If you can afford it, always go with the Honda GX series gas engines in your application. "
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Review 3 for "Honda Horizontal OHV Engine - 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Honda 240GX

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July 20, 2009
By Bedwards
from Henderson, NC
" I have been using this engine for over 8 years to run pumps to pressure test waterlines that we install. I have seen many pumps worn out from non-stop running for hours on end to pump up 48" to 102" pipe lines. We just change the pressure pump and keep runnig this same engine. We have never covered this engine up. We have always left it out in the weather hardly ever changed the oil in it and it will start ever time on the 1st or 2nd pull every time.
This is a well built engine and I highly recommend it as a trouble free engine.
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Review 4 for "Honda Horizontal OHV Engine - 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Fantastic small engine

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April 21, 2008
By metalhead
from Suburb of Minneapolis
" Like the other Honda engines I have, this one was no different. It starts easy, runs smooth and has plenty of power for it's size. If you're looking for a small engine, even though they cost a little more than other brands, don't look any further than a Honda. "
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Review 5 for "Honda Horizontal OHV Engine - 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Honda GX240 Horizontal Engine

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January 21, 2008
By abc123
from Acworth,GA
" I have been using this engine on concrete finishing machine's for 10 plus year's
and never once have I had a problem. I have found Honda small engines to be the most reliable they never let me down.
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Review 6 for "Honda Horizontal OHV Engine - 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2"
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

honda horizontal engine

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October 29, 2007
By elias
from miami
" very good producto and very price "
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Review 7 for "Honda Horizontal OHV Engine - 270cc, GX Series, 1in. x 3 31/64in. Shaft, Model# GX240UT2QA2"
Overall Rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5

good engine

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October 29, 2007
By bulldog
from louisiana
" I really like this engine it worked for the application that i need it for.
it always started the first pull. I would refer this engine to a friend.
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