"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. Shaft Rotation From PTO Shaft Side Counterclockwise, Air Cleaner Type Dual element, Engine Displacement cc 270, Shaft Length in. 2 3/32, EPA/CARB Approval California Air Resource Board Yes, Fuel Tank Standard White, Low Oil Shutdown Yes, Bore x Stroke in. 2.9 x 2.3, Low Oil Alert Yes, Start Type Recoil, Muffler Included Standard, exhaust pipe protector, deflector, Oil Capacity qt. 1.16, Compression Ratio 8.51, Crankshaft R-type, Governor System Centrifugal mechanical, Max. RPM 3,600, Ignition System Electronic, Choke Control Manual, Application Commercial go-kart, Engine Type GX series OHV commercial-duty, Bolt Circle in. 5, 6 1/2, Throttle Control Remote wire, Shaft Output Horizontal, Torque ft./lbs. 13.50 @ 2,500 RPM, Shaft Diameter in. 7/8 22 mm, Fuel Filter Fuel tank filler neck strainer, PTO Height in. 5 1/4, Carburetor Float, external vent, Fuel Type Gasoline, Gear Reduction R-type 21 w/wet clutch, Cylinder Bore Cast iron, Dimensions L x W x H in. 15 x 16 7/8 x 16 1/8, Shaft Keyway in. 1/4, Cylinders qty. 1, Cooling System Air cooled, Fuel Tank Capacity qt. 5.6, Auto Compression Release Yes, Mounting Base L x W in. 7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16, Lubrication System Forced splash. 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"