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  • David Coudriet
    Yep, it s the factory restrictor plate to keep engine speed down until the break-in period is over. Was the wire seal still on it? Dave C.
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 27, 2006
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      Yep, it's the factory restrictor plate to keep engine speed down
      until the break-in period is over. Was the wire seal still on it?

      Dave C.

      --- In Crosley@yahoogroups.com, "mrcooby" <x779@...> wrote:
      >
      > G foster" <GFOSTER11@>
      > wrote:
      >
      > I have found two Crosley
      > engines with a thin brass
      > plate in-between the carb.
      > and intake manifold that
      > had a smaller than passage
      > hole to restrict gas flow.
      > They are identical and
      > neatly made. I am not
      > certain but think they were
      > removed after the first
      > dealer check up as a break
      > in device or possibly some
      > kind of governor for an
      > industrial application.
      > We found it by accident
      > when my dad was changing a
      > motor in his wag. and the
      > replacement motor could not
      > get over 35-40 mph - dad
      > tried switching the carbs
      > and found and removed it
      > and it ran great.
      >
      > Gary Foster
      >
    • G foster
      its been more than a few years ago but I do seem to remember a wire of some kind on it. I have saved it but its in a box some where and I don t think I could
      Message 2 of 3 , Sep 28, 2006
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        its been more than a few years ago but I do seem to remember a wire of some kind on it. I have saved it but its in a box some where and I don't think I could find it if my life depended on it.Gary Foster
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        Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 6:55 PM
        Subject: [Crosley] Re: Crosley governors.

        Yep, it's the factory restrictor plate to keep engine speed down
        until the break-in period is over. Was the wire seal still on it?

        Dave C.

        --- In Crosley@yahoogroups .com, "mrcooby" <x779@...> wrote:
        >
        > G foster" <GFOSTER11@>
        > wrote:
        >
        > I have found two Crosley
        > engines with a thin brass
        > plate in-between the carb.
        > and intake manifold that
        > had a smaller than passage
        > hole to restrict gas flow.
        > They are identical and
        > neatly made. I am not
        > certain but think they were
        > removed after the first
        > dealer check up as a break
        > in device or possibly some
        > kind of governor for an
        > industrial application.
        > We found it by accident
        > when my dad was changing a
        > motor in his wag. and the
        > replacement motor could not
        > get over 35-40 mph - dad
        > tried switching the carbs
        > and found and removed it
        > and it ran great.
        >
        > Gary Foster
        >


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