Stihl 08 Operator Manual
Stihl 08 operator manual for the 08 chainsaw. PDF download operator instructions on how to use and maintain the Stihl 08 (08S) chainsaw. Clear and concise with easy to understand diagrams detailing the safety, operating, maintaining and storing of the chainsaw.
Stihl 08 Chainsaw Operator Manual Contents
Safety, cutting attachment, bar and chain, fuel, oil, chain brake, stopping/starting engine, adjusting carburetor, air filter, engine management, spark plug, chain sprocket, sharpening the chain, maintenance and care, specifications.
This is The Stihl 08 User Guide
More information for the service and repair of the Stihl 08 chainsaw can be found in the service workshop manual, parts list and any technical notes available for PDF download or online viewing on this website. Also check out any questions and answers, articles or the full specifications pages for the 08.
Adjusting Stihl 08 Carburetor
Basic carburetor guide- The carburetor has been factory adjusted to provide the optimal engine air/fuel flow. Instructions for standard settings to adjust the idling screw, turning either clockwise or counter clockwise. Learn how to set the idling screw correctly if the engine is cutting out or idling incorrectly. Learn how to check the spark plug for a good electrical spark, cleaning or replacing if required. Air filter cleaning and replacement is described in the operator manual. A carburetor PDF manual is available from this website.
Stihl 08 Chainsaw Specifications
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER: 1108
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT: 56 ccm (3.39 cu. in.), prior to 1969 displacement was 48 ccm (3.2 cu. in.)
CYLINDER BORE:47 mm (1.85 in.) early version 44 mm (1.73 in.)
PISTON STROKE: 32 mm (1.26 in.)
CYLINDER TYPE: Aluminum with a chrome-plated bore
INTAKE METHOD: Piston ported
CHAIN BRAKE: none
DRIVE TYPE: Direct
MAGNETO TYPE: Bosch flywheel type
CARBURETOR: Tillotson HL-166A, B, HL-292C series
MAJOR REPAIR KIT: RK-88HL for HL-166A, RK-114HL for HL-166B, HL-292C
MINOR REPAIR KIT: DG-5HL for all
AIR FILTER SYSTEM: Nylon mesh element
STARTER TYPE: Automatic rewind (Fairbanks Morse type)
OIL PUMP: Automatic
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM: 7,000
IGNITION TIMING: 2 mm (0.08 in.) before TDC
BREAKER POINT SETTING: 0.4 mm (0.016 in.)
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP: Position is fixed
SPARK PLUG TYPE: Bosch W175T1
SPARK PLUG GAP: 0.51 mm (0.020 in.)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS: Ball
FUEL TANK CAPACITY: 750 ml (1.54 pints)
FUEL OIL RATIO: 20:1 after break-in
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE: Regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION: Castrol 2-stroke SAE 40
CHAIN PITCH: .404 in.
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED: 33 cm (13 in.)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED: 53 cm (21 in.)
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