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Model: CS-280E

MANUFACTURED BY:
ECHO (KIORITZ CORPORATION)
TOKYO, Japan
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
CS-280E, CS-280EP, CS-280EVL
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1980
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1993
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
27.9 cc (1.7 cu. in.)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
Air cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder gasoline engine
CYLINDER BORE:
35 mm (1.378 in.)
PISTON STROKE:
29 mm (1.142 in.)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
1 ring
CYLINDER TYPE:
Aluminum with chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD:
Piston ported
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
3.5 kg (7.7 lbs. powerhead only)
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation, top handle type
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
Mechanical
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal, 3 metal shoes, engages at 5,500 to 8,500
rpm
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
CD Electronic
CARBURETOR:
Zama C1S-K1B
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Cellulose fiber element
STARTER TYPE:
Automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Automatic, gear driven
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
10,500 to 11,500
IDLE RPM:
2,800 to 3,200
IGNITION TIMING:
fixed at 30 degrees
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
none
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
0.3 to 0.4 mm (0.012 to 0.016 in.)
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion RCJ8
SPARK PLUG GAP:
0.63 mm (0.025 in.)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Ball
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
200 ml (6.8 fl. oz.)
FUEL OIL RATIO:
50:1 with ECHO oil,
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
89 regular automotive.
ASPEN2 pre-mixed Alkylate fuel is
best at 93 octane, no ethanol, has very long shelf life
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
ECHO two cycle. ISO-L-EDG. Jaso M345/FC, FD
ASPEN Synthetic mix oil is best
CHAIN PITCH:
1/4 in., later versions used 3/8 low profile
CHAIN TYPE:
Oregon 25AP, Oregon 91SG
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
03 link
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
25 cm (10 in.)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
35 cm (14 in.)
COLOUR SCHEME:
Orange enamel
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

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