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