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Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:09 pm
My name is Mark. Retired this year but have farmed most of my life growing up and part time for about 50 years now. I like the info and help you guys give to us new comers. I have a 1953 cub I have been using for about 4 years on about five acres of garden. This fall I decided to compleatly rebuild it from top to bottom. May have bought some parts from some of you fellows. Got it mostly back together. but I know I need some help seting the Gov. It runs good but when i try to give it throttle it speeds up and almost act like the engine locks up. I can restart and it idels fine. Few bugs to work out hope to make som friends. Thank
Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:48 pm
G'day to you Mark:
Did you lubricate all the connections etc., from the carb to the governor itself? Is anything binding or sticking? Suggest you spray some penetrating oil into all the joints/connections/linkage assemblies in the governor linkage. See dwg below:
Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:49 pm
hi Mark, glad to have you on the forum
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:45 am
I think the service manual is a good investment. There is a lot of useful information, especially each section has a 'theory of operation' that helps understand how it works. TM has them.http://www.tmtractor.com/new/ma/244fp.htm
Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:51 pm
Mark welcome to the forum
Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:21 pm
I live in Simpsonville, maybe 40 miles from you? I would be happy to help diagnose the issue, and in fact, will be near you this coming Saturday evening, as I have to go to Rock Hill and pick up a Cub Express. If that doesn't work we might could find another time, just let me know.
Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:55 pm
Thanks that would be great ! Just let me know a time and where to contact you Thanks Again Mark C
Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:12 am
Mark, I sent you a pm with contact info.
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