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Unread 05-06-2016, 11:09 AM   #111
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you got it, but remember, be careful going down hills. you can damage your engine overreving, don't let kids ride it unless you cut the tie off. also, it looks like this rear clutch needs a little grease, the inside shaft should have grease on it. needs 2 pumps, also 2 in the front clutch . steve
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Unread 07-26-2016, 10:29 AM   #112
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one of my G16's has been modified but I have now noticed that the Governer cable going to carb is stretched (doesnt move at all with throttle) it does not hurt the cart moving and no backfire has almost instant torque compared to my other G16 that governor hasnt been modified yet

I was going to order another cable but since it runs great wasnt sure if it was needed
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Unread 09-11-2016, 04:29 PM   #113
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This is an adapter I made to be able to make fine adjustments or totally defeat the governor. This sets on top of the original governor arm. The governor arm has been drilled out and a peg installed on it to work with the adapter that now sets on top of it. The new adapter engages the top of the governor output shaft like the governor did before. By adjusting the screw on the adapter I can set how much the governor can engage, or totally be defeated. When I decide to let the grand kids start driving the cart I can screw it in and reengage the governor for a slower top speed. I drilled and taped the top of the governor output shaft to be able to secure the adapter on top of it. I can still use the 10mm adjustment nut on the governor arm to set the top speed. The adapter was primarily designed to be able to totally defeat the governor or reengage it.
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Unread 09-05-2018, 05:10 PM   #114
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Default Re: Modifying Governor on G16 & G22

Last night I did the "ziptie" mod and adjusted the pedal on my g9 and wow what a difference. Wish I had done this when I first bought the cart. Easily doubled the top end speed from maybe 11 to 22+ and gave much more throttle response. Pretty much a must for any gas cart. Only negative is now I have to buy a windshield to protect from all the high speed bug splats.
Thanks to all for the pics and explanations on this site.
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Unread 09-18-2018, 12:22 PM   #115
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I have a brand new Yamaha Adventure Sport 2x2 and looking for some speed mods. Dont want to bypass the governor but would like to get some more speed out of it. Any suggestions?
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