GX240

GX240

Common Applications

  • Pressure washers
  • Commercial lawn and garden equipment
  • Tillers / cultivators
  • Generators
  • Construction / industrial equipment
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Small vehicles
  • Water pumps

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 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
  • 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
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty

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

Specifications

Engine

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)

Dimensions

Length (min) 15.0" (380 mm)
Width (min) 16.9" (429 mm)
Height (min) 16.6" (422 mm)

PTO Shaft Options

E type Tapered shaft
H type Reduction type PTO
L type Reduction type PTO
P type Threaded type (SAE)
Q type Straight shaft
R type Reduction type PTO
V type Tapered shaft

Manuals