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Model: 744

MANUFACTURED BY:
POULAN (BEAIRD POULAN)
SHREVEPORT, LA U.S.A.
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1971
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1973, obsoleted 1980
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
4.5 cu. in. (74 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
1
CYLINDER BORE:
2.005 in.
PISTON STROKE:
1.437 in.
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum alloy with heavy chrome plating
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
17 lbs.
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
Gear reduction
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast magnesium and sand cast aluminum
MAGNETO TYPE:
Phelon flywheel type. (dust proof and moisture proof)
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HS-83A
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-23HS
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HS/T
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Flocked wire screen
STARTER TYPE:
Poulan automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Manual
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:
Ball on flywheel side, caged needle on clutch side
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
27 fl. oz.
FUEL OIL RATIO:
16:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Poulan
CHAIN PITCH:
.404 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
P27 Poulan, Oregon 52
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
13 in.
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
31 in.
Bow type guide bars of 13 in., 14 in and 15 in.
COLOUR SCHEME:
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:


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