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super a govenor problem

Sat May 21, 2011 4:52 pm

got a 1950 super a today that had not run in 5 years, had to clean carb and replace condensor to get it running . they had a spring hocked to the throtle arm putting tension on it to keep throtle closed if you remove spring it will rev very high no mater where the throtle lever is placed back at the seat but with this added spring the hand throtle works as it should do i have a broken spring in the govonor housing or is it something else

Re: super a govenor problem

Sat May 21, 2011 5:52 pm

Billy - just where exactly is the spring connected? From where to where? Are you talking about the linkage from the throttle to the carb?

Re: super a govenor problem

Sat May 21, 2011 8:48 pm

connected to throtle stop screw where gov rod hooks to carb and goes around carb and up to fuel line to keep throtle from runnung wide open

Re: super a govenor problem

Sat May 21, 2011 8:58 pm

There is a problem with the gov , spring most likely , but they tend to wear in there :D I have a spring here I believe , Just have to find it :D
Yall coming this way soon or do I need to ship it to you?
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