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Re: '49 Farmall Model C gov to carb adjust

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03-08-2013 07:28:23

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Jimmy... Sounds like you have the opposite of my problem. It looks like I'm going to have to turn the yoke towards the carb.

I haven't taken the gov apart but I've read the instructions a couple of times and one of the things mentioned was making sure that the large spring was not only hooked in the correct hole on the rock shaft, there are 2, but also that it was facing the right way since apparently the hook can catch on something if it's put in "backwards".

Can you manually operate the gov from the carb side of the engine and get any control over the engine speed? That at least would tell you that the gov is not restricting the throttle movement.

Other than that, I'll defer to the other guys on here because it's clear to me that they know a lot more about this than I do.

good luck,

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03-08-2013 11:40:46

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 Re: '49 Farmall Model C gov to carb adjust in reply to mpbarber, 03-08-2013 07:28:23  
the spring you mentioned comes with both hooks turned the same way, on my old one the hooks were turned opsite one another but they do not come that way now.

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03-08-2013 16:02:59

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 Re: '49 Farmall Model C gov to carb adjust in reply to Jimmy in TN., 03-08-2013 11:40:46  
What does your manual tell you about that spring. Mine has a diagram showing the spring and the direction of the hooks. Does yours show 2 holes on the rockshaft lever? My diagram shows an "A" and a "B" and there is a chart showing what hole to use.

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