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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:54 am

It’s locked in place. It doesn’t shoot for WOT, the engine just revs up
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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:10 pm

Just take off the governor if it's not working. That's usually my route to take.
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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:13 pm

If it is locked, your governor is out of whack.  Loosen it and turn the post the other way and re-tighten. It should rock back and forth.

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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:23 pm

I can move it back and forth fine by hand, but even if I have to hold it in place, it tries to take off if there isn’t a load on the engine
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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:40 pm

ls there a spring out of place maybe?

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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:10 pm

Don’t think so. The carb is way out of adjustment. It was out of adjustment on my d 11 horse. I think it’s too rich for this 10
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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:14 pm

I suppose, but running rich shouldn't make it rev up like that. Maybe it does have a bad air like after the intake somewhere? I'd spray carb clean all over the carb and intake while it was running and see if it bogs down. If it does you know there's an air leak.

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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:31 pm

Yeah. I think I have a spare gasket somewhere. A gasket leak would make sense. If it’s running rich and more air is getting introduced it would be like revving it up. It would equal out the fuel mixture and everything too. Hmmmm...
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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:34 pm

Just read through the whole of the thread and I love the look of your mower. i also like that you've kept the single cyl Briggs
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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:16 am

@AllisKidD21 wrote:
I suppose, but running rich shouldn't make it rev up like that. Maybe it does have a bad air like after the intake somewhere? I'd spray carb clean all over the carb and intake while it was running and see if it bogs down. If it does you know there's an air leak.

Actually you wait for er to speed up when you do that, cause you're adding extra fuel haha
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PostSubject: Re: 1982 Sears Craftsman LT10   Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:55 pm

Took this lil guy for a ride with the CQ. Got some footage of my brother trying to send it through a ditch he thought was solid....
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