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Model: 900-G

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
900-G, 900-G-A, 900G-AX, 900GX
serial numbers start at 1056327
YEAR INTRODUCED:
April 1960
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1961
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
6.83 cu. in. (112ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
2.3125 in. (58.7mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.625 in. (41.2mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.0625 in. 2 rings
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valves (4 petal pyramid)
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
26 lbs., powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal, 6 metal shoes
DRIVE TYPE:
3 Gear reduction, 2.84:1 standard ratio, 3.57:1 optional
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Phelon flywheel type with breaker points
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HL-119A
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-88HL
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HL
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Wix pleated paper element
STARTER TYPE:
Homelite ball drive automatic rewind, replacement cord
is 48 in of #5
OIL PUMP:
Manual
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
9,000 free, 6,000 under load, no governor
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
Fixed position
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion HO-3
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball on drive side, caged needle bearing on flywheel side
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
56 oz. (1.65 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:
1/2 in. or 9/16 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 10C or 10L, 4C or 4L
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
18 in. (45cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
60 in. (152cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Black piston grip. Homelite Red cylinder shield, cylinder shroud and flywheel housing. Canyon Green crankcase, gearcase and fuel tank.
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:
Earliest version had air vane governor. Wrap around front
handle optional



 

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