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Model: XL-500 AUTOMATIC

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
XL-12
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1965
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1966
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
4.52 cu. in. (74 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
1
CYLINDER BORE:
2.0 in. (50.8 mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.4375 in. (36.5 mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.0625 in. pn 55038
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valves
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
14 lbs. (6.3 kg) 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 or Wico flywheel type
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HS-4D series
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-23HS
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HS/T
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Cellulose fiber element
STARTER TYPE:
Automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Automatic with manual override
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
30 degrees before TDC
Position stator plate fully clockwise
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38 mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
Position is fixed
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion CJ-6
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63 mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Caged needle roller
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
FUEL OIL RATIO:
32:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular grade
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Homelite Chain Saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
3/8 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 72D
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
14 link
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
12 in. (30 cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
36 in. (91 cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

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