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Model: ZIP, ZIP-MODIFIED

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
EZ series
YEAR INTRODUCED:
July 1958
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1962
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
4.71 cu. in. (77 cmm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
2.00 in. (50.8mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.50 in. (38.1mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.625 in. pn 55038
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve (1)
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
3.6
WEIGHT:
18 lbs. 7 oz., 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 rpm working
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
fixed
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion HO-8A (can sub J6)
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball and caged roller types
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
45 oz. (1.33 litres)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
1/2 pint to 1 gallon with Homelite chain saw mix oil
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Homelite chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
7/16 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 62C
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
16 link
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
12 in. (30cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
30 in. (76cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite Blue metallic
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

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