Originally Posted by revspan
Thanks for that explaination....it helps in understanding what is going on in the transmission.
Anyone replace a governor that is forcing shifts at 2500rpm and direct replace for a "corvette" governor? Wondering what could be expected.
I have seen a few pictures of them, and it looks like they are simply lightened up somewhat to reduce centrifical force.
A photo of a corvette style governor. Please keep in mind that a matching valve body on a vette is calibrated a bit different for this design of governor.
At the Bonneville Salt Flats, first gear is known as 130 mph.