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governor rod

Postby artc » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:37 am

i'm having an adjustment problem with my 450, and the thought occurred to me that the rod from the carb to the governor might have been changed by a PO. it measures 24.5" total length, so about 24" center to center. the parts book does not give length, of course. anyone got an M - 450 and can measure it for me? thanks
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Re: governor rod

Postby Matt Kirsch » Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:58 am

Hi Art,

The governor and carb on a 450 are connected by a short tube with a rotary shaft inside. The shaft rotates to open and close the throttle butterfly in the carburetor.

There is no rod running from the carb to the governor.

None of the other throttle linkages have any effect on governor response, hunting, surging, etc.. The only adjustment there is the position of the throttle lever.

What sort of adjustment issues are you having?

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Tractors Owned: Restored: 1950 Cub, 1950 Cub Demo, 1948 super AI, 1935 Silver King, 1946 Oliver 60 RC, John Deere M

In working clothes:
1950 cub, 1948 cub, 1941 A, 1948 H, 1963 B414, 1958 240U, 1947 Oliver 60 industrial, Oliver 70 industrial. IH 450,
Location: CT, Middletown

Re: governor rod

Postby artc » Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:23 pm

i mis-spoke. i meant the rod from the governor to the cross-tractor linkage
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