Top speed fix.

Lew Ladwig

IFFC Founder
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Jan 13, 2021
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Colorado
My 47cj2a normally would hit a max speed of 60mph. Last year I dropped the timing a tad as it was running a bit hot. I think I retarded it too much. Also, when I pressed the pedal to the floor, the butterfly didn't open 100%. So, I added a degree and a half to the timing, took my gas pedal bracket off, welded up the worn holes and pin and redrilled them. This allowed a full push of the throttle linkage. Now she is back to the 70mph top speed. Interesting but simple fix.
 

Gr8dain

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Feb 7, 2021
Messages
77
70mph? Wow. I did not think that was possible without overdrive
 
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