8 HP Honda Engine w/ Electric Start

8 HP Honda Engine w/ Electric Start

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The design of the 8 HP Honda Engine w/ Electric Start commercial-grade engine makes it useful for the most demanding professional applications. This unit sets industry standards for durability and reliability. The overhead valve design and cast iron cylinder sleeve allows a fuel-efficient and cooler operation and longer service life. Alongside phenomenal reliability, it is quiet running and easy starting.

Manufacturer Description:

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. 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 efficency -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 -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 -Variable ignition timing EMISSIONS COMPLIANT -CARB and EPA certified -No catalyst necessary AVAILABLE OPTIONS -Low profile versions -Gear reduction options -Electic start -Spark arrester available -Charge and lamp coils with multiple output options available -Cyclone Air Cleaner available


Honda GX240 Engine:
  • Engine type: Air-cooled 4-stroke OHV
  • Starting sytem: Electric and recoil starter
  • Shaft: 1" solid keyed
  • Bore x stroke: 73 x 58 mm
  • Displacement: 270 cm3
  • Net power output: 7.9 HP (5.9 kW) @ 3600 rpm
  • Net torque: 13.5 lb-ft (18.3 Nm) @ 2500 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
  • 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 US qts (5.3 liters)
  • Fuel: Unleaded 86 octane or higher
  • Dry weight 55 lbs (25 kg)
  • Dimensions: 15.0 in long x 16.9 in wide x 16.6 in high (380 x 429 x 422 mm)
  • Warranty: 3 year commercial warranty (limited to manufacturer defects)