Honda GCV-160 engine


Old 04-14-15, 08:09 PM
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Honda GCV-160 engine

I have the gcv160 on my lawnmower. On the governors arm. There is a lower hole and upper hole. Can someone tell me which one increases rpms. Thanks.

Ps. I'm assuming upper one decrease rpms. Mine lawnmower is one speed with Manuel choke.
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Old 04-15-15, 05:39 AM
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You probably need to adjust the governor arm, not simply move the spring to another hole. Search for "honda gcv160 governor adjustment" as the instructions with pictures and diagrams are out there.
Old 04-15-15, 04:18 PM
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Whichever puts more tension on the spring is the one that increases speed. Usually the upper on most if not all motors.

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