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Model: VI-125

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
VI-125
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1971
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1973
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
3.5 cu. in. (57 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
CYLINDER BORE:
1.8125 in. (46 mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.3750 in. (35 mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.0625 in. 2 rings used, pn 59436
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
4 reed pyramid into crankcase
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
12.5 lbs. (5.67 kg) powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Vibration Isolated
CHAIN BRAKE:
none, hand guard only
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal, 3 metal shoes
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast Magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Wico flywheel magneto with breaker points
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HS-132A
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-23HS
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HS/T
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Cellulose fiber element
STARTER TYPE:
Automatic rewind, replacement cord is 45 in. of #4.5
OIL PUMP:
Automatic with manual override
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
6,000 under load
IDLE RPM:
2,900 to 3,300
IGNITION TIMING:
30 degrees BTDC
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38 mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
0.004 to 0.008 in. (0.1 to 0.2 mm)
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion CJ-6
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63 mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball on mag end, caged needle roller on clutch end
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
23 fl. oz. (680 ml)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
32:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular automotive
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Homelite
CHAIN PITCH:
3/8 in. .050 in. gauge
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 72D
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
01 link
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
12 in. (30 cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
24 in. (61 cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
IPL no.
SERVICE MANUAL:

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