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Model: VI-955

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
XL700 series
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1972
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1977
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
5.01 cu. in. (82.1 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
2.0625 in. (52.3 mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.5 in. (38 mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.024 in. thin steel, 2 rings used, pn 68249
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
4 reed pyramid type
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
14.5 lbs. (6.5 kg) 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:
3 piece Capacitor Discharge electronic, flywheel type
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HS-151A
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-23HS
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HS/T
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Cellulose fiber element
STARTER TYPE:
Homelite automatic rewind, replacement cord
is 45 in. of # 4.5
OIL PUMP:
Automatic with manual override
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
7,500 under load
IDLE RPM:
2,900 to 3,300
IGNITION TIMING:
Fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
none
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
0.010 in. + or - 0.002 in.
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion CJ-6
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63 mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball on mag end, caged needle roller on clutch end
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
35 fl. oz. (1035 ml)
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:
16 in. (40 cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
36 in. (91 cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
IPL no. 24652
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:


Colour photographs courtesy Leon Crouch

 

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