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8 HP (301cc) OHV Horizontal Shaft Gas Engine, EPA

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Replacement for 8 HP Gasoline Engines

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This PREDATOR® 301cc gasoline engine has gas-saving overhead valves for cooler, cleaner performance and longer life. The horizontal shaft is ball-bearing mounted, making this gas engine an ideal replacement for most standard engine configurations. The powerful gas engine features a durable cast iron cylinder making it the perfect replacement engine for a lawn mower, log-splitter and dozens of other machines.

  • Upgraded engineering and construction for improved lifespan
  • Durable cast iron cylinder withstands wear and abuse
  • User-friendly controls for easy starting and operation
  • Low oil sensor shuts down engine when oil reaches a level that is too low for safe operation
  • Fuel shut off for safe transport
  • For use on: pressure washers, compressors, log splitters, vacuums, tillers, water pumps, chipper/shredders, blowers
  • Our Predator 301cc 8 HP Vertical Engine is a great replacement for your Honda GX270, 270cc, Briggs & Stratton XR1450, 306cc, Kohler CH395, 277cc, Yamaha MZ300, 296cc

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Important Information

  • Item for sale outside California only – please refer to item 69736 for California compliant model. Oversized Item: cannot be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii.In order to return this item for a refund or replacement, all fuel must first be drained.
  • This item is subject to a 20% restocking fee

pressure washers, compressors, log splitters, vacuums, tillers, water pumps, chipper/shredders, blowers
Engine displacement (cc)
Horsepower (hp)
Speed (max)
3600 RPM
Maximum Torque
14.9 ft. lbs.
Product Height
17.25 in.
Product Length
15 in.
Product Weight
57.10 lb.
Product Width
17 in.
Shipping Weight
63.60 lb.
Start type
Stroke length (in.)
60 mm
0.25 in.
Mounting pattern
195.5 mm L x 82.5 mm W - 96mm W (7.7 in. L x 3.25 in. W - 3.78 in. W)
Shaft length (in.)
3.48 in.
Shaft rotation direction
Counter clockwise
CA Residents
Warning - Prop 65 Info
Note: Specifications are approximate and subject to change

We guarantee the emissions control system on your engine will be free from defects in material and workmanship for two (2) years, provided there has been no improper maintenance, misuse, or abuse of your engine. We guarantee this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for 90 days from the date of purchase. Limitations apply.