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 Posted: 08-02-2011 02:01 am
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Paul Koehler
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Is it necessary to hook up the choke cable to Dell 40,45s to start the car? Does it make it easier for cold starts? I have noticed at shows I have attended, that some car are hooked up and some are not.

I would have to order the support bracket(part#s 19&20), and was wondering if it is really needed?

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PK

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 Posted: 08-02-2011 12:29 pm
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Brett Gibson JH5 20497
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Hey Paul, I have the choke hooked up on my car and it does seem to help it start but it does not stay on long at all, I pump the pedal about 5 times before starting to push gas into the carbs as well, that wont work with Strombergs. I would say try it without and if you have trouble then get it.

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 Posted: 08-03-2011 02:28 am
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Paul Koehler
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Thanks Brett. I'll give it a go without, so that I have a reference point.

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 Posted: 08-03-2011 03:56 am
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I never have to use the choke. I agree you have to pump it first and she seems to fire up everytime.

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 Posted: 08-03-2011 01:09 pm
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Brett Gibson JH5 20497
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Dan, you live in the land of sunshine

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 Posted: 08-03-2011 09:38 pm
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I have not had too much trouble starting Ms. Jensen here, temps down to ~35F, and I haven't connected the starter devices. If it is any colder, I don't drive her...

Of course I use the accelerator pump trick to prime the engine.

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Joachim

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