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Model: ZIP-5

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
EZ series, ZIP-5, ZIP-5E, ZIP-5EX
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1959
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
April 1960
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
5.01 cu. in. (82 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
2.0625 in. (52mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.50 in. (38.1mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.0625 in. pn 55537
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
5.6
WEIGHT:
18.5 lbs. powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast Magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Phelon
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HL-46B, HL-104A
Brown 2-CP, 6-CP
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-88HL for HL-104A
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HL for HL-104A
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Wix element
STARTER TYPE:
Fairbanks Morse automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Manual
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
6,000
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
Fixed position
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion HO-8A (can sub J6)
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball and caged needle roller types
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
45 oz. (1.33 litres)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
1/2 pint to 1 gallon with Homelite mix oil
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Homelite chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
7/16 in., 1/2 in. optional
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 62C
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
12 in. (30cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
28 in. (71cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite metallic Blue
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

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