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Model: ZIP-6

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE-TEXTRON
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, USA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
EZ series, ZIP-6, ZIP-6-MODIFIED
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1960
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1961
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
5.64 cu. in. (82 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Homelite Two-Cycle single cylinder loop scavenged engine
CYLINDER BORE:
52.5 mm
PISTON STROKE:
38 mm
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.0625 in. pn 56291
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with Chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
(5 hk)
WEIGHT:
18 lbs. powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast Magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Phelon
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HL-104A series
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-88HL
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HL
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Wix element
STARTER TYPE:
Fairbanks Morse automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Manual
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
6,000
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38 mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
Fixed positioon
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion J6
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63 mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball and caged needle roller
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
45 oz. (1.33 litres)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
1/2 pint to 1 gallon with Homelite chain saw mix oil
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Homelite chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
7/16 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 62C
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
12 in. (30 cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
30 in. (76 cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite Red metallic enamel
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:



Colour photograph above courtesy Magnus Mattison collection

 

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