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Model: 290

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
UT10661, UT10661-A
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1986
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
2.9 cu. in. (47 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
1.65 in. (42 mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.34 in. (34 mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
2 rings, pn 98439
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Piston ported
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
2.90 SAE @ 9,000 RPM
WEIGHT:
12.7 lbs. (5.6 kg) powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Anti-Vibration
CHAIN BRAKE:
Mechanical
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal, 3 metal shoes
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Plastic
MAGNETO TYPE:
Electronic
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HU-63A series
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-14HU
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-2HU
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Nylon mesh cartridge
STARTER TYPE:
Automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Automatic, gear driven
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
11,000 to 12,500 no load
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
29 degrees before TDC
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
none
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion RCJ6Y or CJ6Y
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63 mm) CJ6Y
0.020 in. (0.51 mm) RCJ6Y
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
28.3 oz. (837 ml)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
32:1 with Homelite oil
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Homelite chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
3/8 in. U.S.A.
.325 in. Canada
CHAIN TYPE:
Homelite
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
01 link
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
16 in. (40 cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
20 in. (51 cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite Red
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:
Saw was manufactured by SOLO Germany



 

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