Dolmar 166

Big o' 118cc Dolmar 166 muscle saw!!!

 

NOTE:  These were also re-badged in the Australian market under the McCulloch name, "McCulloch Super Pro 118".

     This girl came from a fellow in central Florida who used it for a large bucking saw.  He kept good mechanical care of it.  Since this is not a true SHELF QUEEN or in NEW condition, it is a bit easier to take out back and really run! Who wants to beat up a shelf queen! 

     I have had a chance to run and really look over a dozen Dolmar saws.  This is on its own with RPM to torque ratio.  Built around the same principles as saws now, it is heavy on the top end.  I was glad to see a nice big clutch which is absent in many large displacement saws of its' time (Stihl 070, Husqvarna 480-2100 series, McCulloch PM1000, etc) that have a small clutch.  The worst part about these saws is finding parts!  In 2011, I was absolutely amazed at the difficulty in locating parts.  This shows it was not a readily produced saw.  Running this one with a 36" bar was a good pairing, anything longer definitely needs a semi or full skip chain.  Even at a minimal 8,000RPM full load, this saw has more to give!

     All in all it is a great saw to run with an AMAZING MOTOR BIKE SOUND that a video can not convey.  For not being what most consider vintage-antique, parts are difficult to locate.

Dolmar 166 pic 1

Dolmar 166 pic 1

118cc's Clutch Side View

Dolmar 166 pic 2

Dolmar 166 pic 2

118cc's Top View

Dolmar 166 pic 3

Dolmar 166 pic 3

118cc's Front View

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Dolmar 166 pic 4

118cc's Wide Clutch Side View

Dolmar 166 pic 5

Dolmar 166 pic 5

118cc's Recoil Side View

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Dolmar 166 pic 6

118cc's Top Carb View

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Dolmar 166 pic 7

118cc's Top View

Dolmar 166 pic 8

Dolmar 166 pic 8

118cc's Bottom View

Dolmar 166 pic 9

Dolmar 166 pic 9

118cc's Recoil Side View 2

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