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Old 04-13-2019, 06:48 AM
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replacing an engine that ran 8000++ rpm
with the cheapest possible engine running 3600 rpm

is not going to get you near any original speeds of course,
swapping the original salsbury driver for a series 40 driver isn't a good idea either
but NOT the cause for lack of speed at all!

You are essentially left with two options if you want to get some speed:
1) remove the governor (no way around that if you intend to keep that engine)
this would only result in 5/8 of the original speed since the engine will only reach 5000-5500 rpm unmodded

2) get the original engine fixed and mounted
and you get the full performance back .. IMHO what you should really head for.

and swap to all salsbury [original engine] or all series 40 [cheap predator] TC.. DO NOT MIX

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