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Re: [Crosley] Re: Crosley governors.

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  • 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 1 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
      ----- Original Message -----
      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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