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Homelite XL automatic
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Mike    Posted 10-24-2004 at 08:41:51       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have an old Homelite XL automatic and
having trouble finding what year it is and how
to find the proper fuel- oil mixture. I also would
like to know how to measure the chain for a
replacement. The no. on the saw is T81
00667 and 50132.


Les    Posted 10-24-2004 at 11:04:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
Take the chain off and take it into a shop and tell them you want a new one like it. Chains are cheap. I can buy them for about 11 or 12 $$ but that is just about wholesale price. You'll probly have to pay $20 or so.


deadcarp    Posted 10-24-2004 at 10:53:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
it lubricates some but the main job of oil in fuel is to carry heat away from the head. as a cooling agent, you'd want to add an extra splash in summer and a bit less in cold-country winter. too much oil will just make it dirty inside. i use 25/1 summer and 50/1 winter,mark the can "mixed" and dump it in everything from boat motors to snowmobiles to weed wackers.


Burrhead    Posted 10-24-2004 at 09:12:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
mine is 32:1 fuel ratio and it has a 18" bar & chain. I did'nt buy it new so I don't know if that is the right size for the chain but it does good in oak or hickory.


toolman    Posted 10-24-2004 at 09:57:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
i got a little XL and i think that 32-1 is about right, haven,t used it in a while since i got that husky but it has always been a good little saw.


rayinmo    Posted 10-24-2004 at 10:22:12       [Reply]  [Send Email]
do a net search for oregon chainsaw chain they have this wonderful table that gives the correct chain size for most all brands and models of saws, good luck


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