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Model: 550 Peerless

MANUFACTURED BY:
PEERLESS POWER EQUIPMENT
MAQUOKETA, IOWA U.S.A.
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
Peerless
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1965
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
4.48 cu. in. (73.4 cc)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
1
CYLINDER BORE:
1.875 in. (47.6 mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.625 in. (41.27 mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with cast iron sleeve
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valves
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
4
WEIGHT:
24 lbs. powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Sand cast magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Clinton
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Skinner ribbon element
STARTER TYPE:
Automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Manual
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
5,500
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
35 degrees before TDC
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.020 in. (0.51 mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
0.007 to 0.017 in.
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion J8J
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63 mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball and caged needle roller
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
32 oz.
FUEL OIL RATIO:
1/2 pint to 1 gallon
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
SAE 30 non detergent
CHAIN PITCH:
.404 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
14 in.
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
30 in.
COLOUR SCHEME:
Blue
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

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