Honda Horizontal OHV Engine – 270cc, GX Series, 1in. X 3 31/64in. Shaft

Honda Horizontal OHV Engine – 270cc, GX Series, 1in. X 3 31/64in. Shaft


Honda Horizontal OHV Engine – 270cc, GX Series, 1in. X 3 31/64in. Shaft

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The Honda 270cc GX Series OHV commercial-grade engine is designed for the most demanding commercial applications. It is reliable and durable, with an overhead valve design for cooler, fuel-efficient operation, and a cast iron cylinder sleeve for longer service life. Great for construction equipment. Other common applications include pressure washers, air compressors, go-karts, log splitters and chipper/shredders.

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  • 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
Key Specs
Item# 938475
Brand Honda Engines
Manufacturer’s Warranty 3 year limited warranty
Ship Weight 65.0 lbs
Engine Displacement (cc) 270
Start Type Recoil
Application Chipper, shredder, log splitter, compressor
Engine Type GX series OHV commercial-duty
Net Power Output (HP) 8.5 (6.3 kW) at 3,600 RPM
Net Torque (lbs./ft.) 14.1 (19.1 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.) 3 x 2.3
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Cooling System Air cooled
Air Cleaner Type Dual element
Fuel Tank Yes
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Tank Capacity (qt.) 5.6
Fuel Filter Yes
Oil Capacity (qt.) 1.16
Lubrication System Forced splash
Low Oil Alert Yes
Low Oil Shutdown Yes
Ignition System Electronic
Governor System Centrifugal mechanical

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