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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-23-2022, 04:22 PM
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Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Overdrive Governor

Idle speed is more fuel delivery related along with other carburetor adjustments so the overdrive maintenance instructions don't mention anything about it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2022, 11:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Overdrive Governor

A person would have to rig a test light to function off the governor so they could see what speed the light comes on. A tall set of gears will use a different speedometer gear to compensate for that...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Overdrive Governor

When Ford & Lincoln/Mercury dealers were selling these systems they were competing with automatic transmissions from other manufacturers. They would tell the potential customer that they could pull...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-22-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By rotorwrench
Re: Overdrive Governor

The governor drives off the the final drive and should make electrical contact as soon as the speedometer is just above 25 or there abouts. Now all this means is that the overdrive electrical system...
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