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GX240UT2QA2HON

Honda GX240UT2QA2 8HP 1" x 3 31/64" Horizontal Shaft Recoil Start Engine

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The Next Generation of GX Engines.

With the GX240, you’re looking at one of the best engines in the business. More power. Quieter performance. Lower fuel consumption. Lower emissions. Better features. Exceptional performance. Honda’s GX series lives up to the legend, and then some.

Features:

FUEL EFFICIENT, HIGH OUTPUT OPERATION
Digital CDI ignition system with variable timing
Increased compression ratio
Precision camshaft design offers precise valve timing and optimal valve overlap for better fuel efficiency
OHV design for increased efficiency and optimal power transfer

SMOOTH PERFORMANCE
Precision engineered components result in lower vibration
Ball bearing supported crankshaft for greater stability
Heavy duty balancer shaft
Improved piston design

EXCEPTIONALLY QUIET
Large capacity, multi-chamber exhaust system
Improved camshaft and muffler reduce overall engine noise by up to 5 dB
Reduced mechanical noise due to piston design
Forged steel crankshaft and rigid crankcase
Helical cut gears
Sophisticated air intake system

PROVEN RELIABILITY
Oil Alert
Cast iron cylinder sleeve
High quality materials, fit, and finish
Dual element air cleaner
Fuel Valve

EASY TO USE AND MAINTAIN
Simple throttle control
Large fuel tanks
Large automotive type fuel cap
Dual oil drains and fill
Easy, convenient, heavy duty control box
Easily accessible spark plug

EASY STARTING
Heavy duty recoil starter
Automatic mechanical de-compression system Learn More
Variable ignition timing

Engine Type: Air-cooled 4-stroke OHV
Bore x Stroke: 73 X 58 mm
Displacement: 270 cm3
Net Power Output*: 7.9 HP (5.9 kW) @ 3,600 rpm
Net Torque: 13.5 lb-ft (18.3 Nm) @ 2,500 rpm
PTO Shaft Rotation: Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
Lamp/Charge coil options: 25W, 50W / 1A, 3A, 10A, 18A
Carburetor: Butterfly Float Type
Ignition System: Digital CDI with variable ignition timing
Starting System: Recoil/electric
Lubrication System: Splash
Governor System: Centrifugal Mass Type
Air Cleaner: Dual element
Oil Capacity: 1.16 US qt (1.1 L)
Fuel Tank Capacity: 5.6 U.S. qts (5.3 liters)
Fuel: Unleaded 86 octane or higher
Dry Weight: 55.1 to 66.1 lb (25 to 30 kg)

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WARNING: This product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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