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Model: 700-G

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
700-G, 700-G-1, 700-G1-LR, 700-GA, 700-GA1, 700-GA1-LR
YEAR INTRODUCED:
April 1960
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1961
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
5.64 cu. in.
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
2.1875 in. (55.5mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.50 in. (38.1mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valves (4 petal pyramid)
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
21.3 lbs. powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
2 gear reduction, 2.84:1 standard 3.57:1 optional ratio
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast Magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Phelon Flywheel type with breaker points
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HL-117C
Brown 6-CP
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-88HL for HL-117C
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HL for HL-117C
no Brown parts available
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Microbon ribbon element
STARTER TYPE:
Homelite ball drive automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Manual
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
6,000 under load with air vane governor
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
Position is fixed
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion HO-8A (can sub J6)
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball and caged needle roller types
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
60 oz. (1.77 litres)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
1/2 pint to 1 gallon with Homelite mix oil
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Homelite chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
1/2 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 10C or 10L
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite Red fuel tank, carburetor guard, piston grip and gear case cover. Canyon Green starter cover, cylinder shield and fan housing. Some units were built without the air vane governor.
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

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