What can you tell me about a governor?

Discussion in 'Flat Fender Tech' started by Dave B, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. Nov 14, 2015
    Dave B

    Dave B Frankenjeep '67

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    Came across this photo in the Media Album, and the governor set-up intrigues me! Any comments and info. ?Thanks--

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  2. Nov 14, 2015
    Howard Eisenhauer

    Howard Eisenhauer Super Moderator Staff Member Sponsor

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    The farm jeep site has a nice write up on them-

    http://farmjeep.com/governor.html

    These were used on jeeps set up with PTO driven equipment such trench diggers or saws that need a constant speed.

    H.
     
  3. Feb 7, 2016
    lowenuf

    lowenuf New Member

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    The CJ2A Owner's Manual

    not listed was a NOVI brand which replaced the two mentioned ones....

    Then there was a host of single speed governors used for stationary engines such as welders, generators and the such...
     
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    lhfarm

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    Unkel Dale

    Unkel Dale Can A grinder cut it off?

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    Most Governor's are over paid
     
  6. Jul 24, 2016
    PeteL

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    True that Jeep governors tend to be expensive.
     

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