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Model: 270

MANUFACTURED BY:
PM (Power Machinery Ltd.)
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1961
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
5.8 cu. in. (95cc)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
1
CYLINDER BORE:
2.3125 in. (58.7mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.375 in. (34.9mm)
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with cast iron sleeve
INTAKE METHOD:
Piston ported
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
20 lbs. (9.1kg) powerhead only
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Sand cast magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Wico
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HL series
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-1HL
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Flocked screen
STARTER TYPE:
Fairbanks Morse automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Automatic with manual override
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
35 degrees before TDC
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
0.020 in. (0.5mm)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
fixed, not adjustable
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion J6J, Autolite A3X, AC M44C
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.025 in. (0.6mm)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
2.5 Imp. Pts. (1420ml)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
16:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
SAE 30 or SAE 40
CHAIN PITCH:
.404 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 51C
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
15 in. (38cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
36 in. (91.5cm)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Cream body with Metallic Blue top cover (early series)
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:



1966 version with Red top cover and automatic oiling
Colour photographs courtesy Art Patterson collection, Vancouver, B.C.
First photograph by L. Trudel


 

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