Before I get the carb installed there are a few notes in the TM about the governor that are important:
1. The governor speed is properly set during final testing at the factory. Do not disturb it unless the governor adjustments have been disturbed. Check engine speed with tach at 1900rpm.
2. If you dismantle the governor for any reason mark the parts and linkages (Part 12 and 4 in the diagram) so that they can be reassembled with the same adjustment as when removed (I guess this is assuming it was running properly to begin with)
3. Most importantly make sure the governor rods are assembled exactly as before. Make sure lock nuts are in place to prevent the rods from changing length during operation.
4. The bumper spring (part 3)prevents surging and it can be adjusted once you have the engine running at 1900 rpm. Adjustment is made with the screw (item
At present I do not plan on doing any adjustments. I will have to assume that the governor was relatively properly set (Probably a bad assumption) The previous owner said the engine did not develop power under load. I think that is a timing issue, but also may indicate the governor is not adjusting rpm under load. We shall see. When I do a complete restoration I will investigate further, for now I simply am moving towards the goal of seeing her run on her own