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Model: XL-2

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
Little XL
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1977
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1982
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
1.6 cu. in. (26.2 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
1.3125 in. (33.3 mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.1875 in. (30.2 mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.046 in. 1 ring used, pn 69312
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
7.2 lbs. (3.27 kg.) powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation, top handle type unit, single trigger
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none, hand guard only
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal, "S" one piece steel
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Injection molded Polymer
MAGNETO TYPE:
Flywheel Breaker point type on early model, electronic
CD on later model
CARBURETOR:
Walbro HDC-15
Tillotson HK-27A
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
Walbro K10-HDC
Tillotson RK-36HK
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
Walbro D10-HDC
Tillotson DG-1HK
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Polyurethane sponge
STARTER TYPE:
Homelite automatic rewind, replacement cord
is 30 inches of #4
OIL PUMP:
Automatic, pressurized tank
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
10,000 to 11,000 no load, 7,000 under load
IDLE RPM:
2,900 to 3,200
IGNITION TIMING:
27 degrees BTDC
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38 mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion DJ7Y
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.38mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Caged needle roller
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
8.8 oz. (250 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. low profile
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 91SG
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
12 link
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
10 in. (25 cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
16 in. (40 cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite Red
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
IPL no. 24572, 24572 revision 1, 24572 revision 2,
24572 revision 3, 24575 revision 4,
SERVICE MANUAL:

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