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Model: EZ Original Model

MANUFACTURED BY:
HOMELITE CORPORATION
PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A.
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
EZ series
YEAR INTRODUCED:
March 1956
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1957
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
5.01 cu. in. (82 ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
1
CYLINDER BORE:
2.0625 in. (52mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.50 in. (38mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
0.0625 in. pn 55537
CYLINDER TYPE:
Chrome plated aluminum
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve (1)
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
5
WEIGHT:
19 lbs. (8.6 kg) powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal, 6 metal shoes
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Wico or Phelon
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HL-1A diaphragm type
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
nla
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-1HL
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Skinner ribbon element
STARTER TYPE:
Homelite ball drive automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Manual
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
6,000 with air vane governor
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.015 in. (0.38mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
fixed, not adjustable
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion HO-8A (can sub J6)
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.63mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball and caged roller types
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
45 ounces (1.33 litres)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
10:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
SAE 30 or Homelite chain saw mix oil
CHAIN PITCH:
7/16 in. .4375 in., (11.1mm)
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 62C
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
12 in. (30cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
30 in. (76cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Homelite Red enamel
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
EZ.prn.pdf
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:
First direct drive chain saw manufactured by Homelite


Saw in SON Ranch Logging Museum collection photographed by Lionel Trudel


 

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