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Old 05-21-2005, 10:43:16 PM
Jim Scott
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i have a 6 hp spart economy. the governor looks like the one on my 5 hp economy,except the sparta has pins on the governor weights. the economy has a internal question is, is there suppose to be springs on the pins of the sparta governor ? or is the spring suppose to be internal like the economy?thanks jim
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Old 05-22-2005, 01:41:08 PM
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I have a 4hp CA Sparta that i have the springs off the weights and it works fine.I beleive there should be a internal spring in the gov housing like on the later Economy`s that can be changed to slow the engine down.I changed the spring on my 6hp CX Sparta and it will run all day long nice and slow.Dave
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Old 05-22-2005, 10:20:17 PM
Jim Scott
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thanks dave for the information,i appreciate the help thanks to you to harry jim
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