Homelite to Simplicity Cross Reference
Use the enclosed tables to determine the similarity and differences between the Homelite and Simplicity brand of tractors. These tables point out the differences, which can be significant. Note that they are exactly the same product in some cases, yet in other cases they share essentially no common parts.
TIP: You can determine the year(s) of manufacture for a specific Homelite tractor by finding the corresponding Simplicity tractor, then looking up the Simplicity tractor in the Engine Reference.
TIP: Try using the Search function to find the corresponding Simplicity Manufacturer number. The page from the Engine Reference will look something like: http://www.simpletractors.com/parts/engine/landlord.htm
[Source: Homelite to Simplicity Cross Reference, date and publication ID unknown, courtesy of Jeff Nemes]