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PostSubject: briggs and stratton 15hp twin cylinder governor Help?   briggs and stratton 15hp twin cylinder governor Help? Icon_minitimeThu Aug 09, 2012 11:41 am

i have a briggs and stratton 15hp twin cylinder were is the governor at. i am use to the plastic flaps for a governor any help would be nice
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PostSubject: Re: briggs and stratton 15hp twin cylinder governor Help?   briggs and stratton 15hp twin cylinder governor Help? Icon_minitimeFri Aug 10, 2012 7:37 pm

Your twin uses a mechanical governor located inside the block.
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PostSubject: Re: briggs and stratton 15hp twin cylinder governor Help?   briggs and stratton 15hp twin cylinder governor Help? Icon_minitimeFri Aug 10, 2012 9:19 pm

Yeah - on opposed twins the governer link is located under the carb . Unless the motor is prepped to run w/o one , i wouldnt remove it. Beside over revving the motor, the flywheel/motor can explode.

Twins have more then enough power even using the governer - i propelled my 18HP opposed twin murray up to 40mph using the governer ( I probably wouldve gone faster if it handled better - was a serious handful to drive at high speeds) - trick was to use a hand or foot pedal that snapped back as soon as the gas was let off - gave crisper throttle response, more power.


Another way for more power is to adapt a motorcycle carb or snowmobile carb along with a KN high flow air filter.


My murray was a shift on the go type trans , meaning no clutching while upshifting, and faster shifts - i ran a 6" motor pulley and 4" trans pulley along with 4 8" rims , tapered bering front hubs - slightly larger wheels will give some more speed, but itll get some lag when taking off.

I mentioned the steering was horrible for a basically stock tractor , along with pretty much non functional brakes - a combo not good for 30plus MPH..... its reincarnation will be built for those speeds .

A future build is a super mod, using an 18HP twin, either a RAGB ( right angle gear box) or 700 peerless , straight axle , lowered to the hilt .
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PostSubject: hello    briggs and stratton 15hp twin cylinder governor Help? Icon_minitimeSat Aug 11, 2012 4:15 pm

how do you hook up a gas pedal i seen it done on you tube with a bike brake what all do you need to do to get that to work right .
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Heres one set up on my twin 18HP briggs -
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Heres one on my mod MTD with a single 14.5HP OHV briggs :

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Heres how i set up my foot pedal on the MTD:

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I used plain bike shifter/brake cables and cable clamps - each end of the cable needs a spring to snap back correctly.
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