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Model: 252

MANUFACTURED BY:
POULAN (BEAIRD POULAN)
SHREVEPORT, LA U.S.A.
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1969
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1970, obsoleted 1977
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
4.5 cu. in. (73.7cc)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
1
CYLINDER BORE:
2.005 in. (50.92mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.437 in. (36.5mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
CYLINDER TYPE:
Chrome plated aluminum
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not listed
WEIGHT:
17.75 lbs, powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
Gear reduction
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast Magnesium, sand cast Magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Flywheel type, moisture and dust proof
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HS-83A
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-23HS
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HS/T
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Flocked screen
STARTER TYPE:
Poulan automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Automatic with manual override
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
6,500
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
Fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
.017 in.
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
.012 in
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion CJ-8
SPARK PLUG GAP:
.025 in.
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Flywheel side ball, clutch side caged needle
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
27 fl. oz.
FUEL OIL RATIO:
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular pump gas
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Poulan 20stroke oil
CHAIN PITCH:
1.2 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Poulan P10
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
10 link
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
15 in.
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
31 in.
also 13 in. and 14" Bow guide bars
COLOUR SCHEME:
Poulan Green
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:


Colour photographs courtesy Mark Myers collection

 

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