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Model: 5500

MANUFACTURED BY:
POULAN (BEAIRD POULAN)
SHREVEPORT, LA U.S.A.
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1974
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1975, obsoleted 1982
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
5.5 cu. in. (90cc)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
1
CYLINDER BORE:
2.047 in. (52mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.654 in. (42mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Piston ported
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
4.27 (9kW) @ 7,500 rpm
4.7 ft. lb. maximum torque @ 6,000 rpm
WEIGHT:
20 lbs. powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Anti-vibration
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Bosch flywheel magneto
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HS series
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-23HS
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HS/T
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Nylon mesh cartridge
STARTER TYPE:
Dolmar automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Automatic
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
7,500
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
Edge gap 0.3 to 0.4 in. (7 to 9 mm)
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.012 to 0.016 in. (0.3 to 0.4 mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
Fixed position under flywheel
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Bosch WSR6F
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.020 in. (0.51 mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
35.5 U.S. Oz.
FUEL OIL RATIO:
40:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Poulan two-cycle chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
.404 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 52, Poulan 52P
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
21 in. (53cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
36 in. (91cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Poulan Lime Green
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:
Saw manufactured by Dolmar based on their model 144



 

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