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Model: 700-GFM

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
700GFM, 700-GA-FM
YEAR INTRODUCED:
April 1960
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1960
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
5.64 cu. in. (92.4ccm)
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. (9.66 Kg) 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
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast Magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Phelon Flywheel type with breaker points
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HL-117C
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-88HL
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HL
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Microbon ribbon element
STARTER TYPE:
Fairbanks Morse 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 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:
16 in. (40 cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
32 in. (81 cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite Red fuel tank, carburetor guard, pistol grip and gearcase cover. Canyon Green starter cover, cylinder shield and fan housing.
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:
Used Fairbanks Morse rewind starter instead of traditional Homelite rewind starter



 

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