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Model: 9-23

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
900 series
serial numbers start at 909875
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1959
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1960
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
6.11 cu. in. (100 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
2.1875 in. (55.5mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.625 in. (41.7mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.0625 in. 2 rings, pn 56291)
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve (pyramid 4)
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advetised
WEIGHT:
23 lbs. powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal, 6 metal shoes
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast Magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Flywheel type Phelon with breaker points
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HL-62A replaced by HL-119A
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
nla for HL-62A, RK-88HL for HL-119A
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-1HL for HL-62A, DG-5HL for HL-119A
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Wix paper element
STARTER TYPE:
Homelite ball drive automatic rewind, replacement cord is
48 in. of # 5
OIL PUMP:
Manual
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
6,000 under load
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
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
56 oz. (1.65 litres)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
1/2 pint to 1 gallon with Homelite oil
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Homelite chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
7/16 in. also 1/2 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 62C or 10C
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
17 in, (43cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
42 in. 106cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite Red air shroud, cylinder shroud and handle suport. Canyon Green fuel tank and pulley cover. Black pistol grip.
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:
Wrap around front handle optional


Colour photographs courtesy Wayne Sutton collection

 

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