U1 Power Unit RPM

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bofahs
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Re: U1 Power Unit RPM

Postby bofahs » Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:05 pm

How do you check the max rpm while setting the governor? I'm sure some of you can do it by ear, but not me! Do you hook up a tach? Dwell tach? Laser tach?

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Re: U1 Power Unit RPM

Postby Gary Dotson » Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:46 am

There's several ways to measure RPM, my favorite, for such application, is a photo tach. Put a reflective strip on the pulley and just point at it. Probably what you're calling a laser tach.


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