"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. 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 R-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, Governor System Centrifugal mechanical, Ignition System Electronic, Low Oil Alert Yes, Low Oil Shutdown Yes, Fuel Type Gasoline, Gear Reduction R-type 21 w/wet clutch, Mounting Base L x W in. 7 11/16 x 3 3/16 to 3 11/16, Muffler Included Standard, exhaust pipe protector, deflector, Oil Capacity qt. 1.16, PTO Height in. 5 1/4, Lubrication System Forced splash, Max. RPM 3,600, Shaft Keyway in. 1/4, Shaft Length in. 2 3/32, Shaft Output Horizontal, Shaft Rotation From PTO Shaft Side Counterclockwise, Shaft Diameter in. 7/8 22 mm, Start Type Recoil, Throttle Control Remote wire, Application Commercial go-kart, Fuel Tank Standard White, Engine Displacement cc 270, Engine Type GX series OHV commercial-duty, Compression Ratio 8.51, Torque ft./lbs. 13.50 @ 2,500 RPM. 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"
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