Sounds like a snowmobile's centrifugal clutch, but if so the pulley
ratios change as the engine speed changes, so back to square one, how
to vary the engine speed.
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Subject: Re: speed control
Author: Non-HP-hamilton (firstname.lastname@example.org) at HP-USA,mimegw5
Date: 22/01/98 6:54 AM
Look for an old Dutch car called the DAF that used this variable pulley
its drive train instead of a gearbox!
At 08:36 AM 1/21/1998 -0500, you wrote:
>-> Are you familiar with the variable pulley like used on ShopSmith
>-> machines? The front panel knob moves the pully sides apart and
>-> together, changing speed. Perhaps you can find a used head or just
>-> order a pully.
> That's a possibility if I can't go the motor route.
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