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8.5 NET HP Honda Engine, 270 cc, 1" Crankshaft, Keyed & Tapped, w/ Oil Alert, balancer (GX270QA)

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The GX Series has proven itself as one of the most rugged, easy-starting and reliable engines around. Trades people stake their livelihood on them day after day. With a wide range of selections there's a GX Series engine for almost any application. The GX270 continues to set the standard for exceptional power, fuel consumption and emissions for a wide range of lawn, construction and agricultural equipment.

  • Horizontal crankshaft
  • Digital CDI ignition system with variable timing
  • Precision camshaft design for precise valve timing and optimal valve overlap
  • Ball-bearing supported crankshaft for improved stability
  • Dual oil drains and fill
  • Multiple charging coil options
  • Common Applications:
    • Agricultural equipment
    • Commercial lawn and garden equipment
    • Construction/industrial equipment
    • Generators
    • Pressure washers
    • Small vehicles
    • Water pumps
    • Tillers/cultivators


Engine TypeAir-cooled 4-stroke OHV
Bore x Stroke77 mm x 58 mm
Displacement270 cc
Net Power Output*8.5 HP (6.3 kW) @ 3,600 rpm
Net Torque14.1 lb-ft (19.1 Nm) @ 2,500 rpm
PTO TypeStraight
PTO Shaft RotationCounterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
PTO Diameter/Taper25.4mm (1")
PTO Bolt Size7/16-20 UNF
Centrifugal ClutchNo
Compression Ratio8.5:1
Fuel Tank Capacity5.3 litres (5.6 US qts)
Lamp/Charge coil options25W, 50W / 1A, 3A, 10A, 18A
CarburetorButterfly Float Type
Electric StarterNo
Recoil StarterYes
Remote ThrottleNo
Lever ThrottleYes
Oil Alert (Shutdown)Yes
Ignition SystemDigital CDI with variable ignition timing
Starting SystemRecoil/electric
Lubrication SystemSplash
Governor SystemCentrifugal mass type
Air CleanerDual element
Air Filter TypeDual
Exhaust DeflectorYes
Oil Capacity1.1 litres (1.16 US qts)
FuelUnleaded 86 octane or higher
Dry Weight25 kg (55 lbs)
Dry Weight25 kg (55 lbs)

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