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Re: Couple of questions.. Long.

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Subject: Re: Couple of questions.. Long.
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 1999 20:41:28 -0700
Well, if the choke knob is the same as the B or the Midget, it's a 
friction/twist jobber that only lasts so long until it develops permanent 
slip-itis. Then you just have to spring for a new one, and try not to 
reef so hard on it this time...  ; )

(I'm glad the Colortune worked for you. My friend has one, I guess I 
should try it.)

Neil Cotty had this to say:

>The other issue, how on earth is the Choke 'supposed' to work on an MGA? I
>have never had the linkage that hooks the two carbs together, so the choke
>only worked on one carb, and the fast idle didn't work at all! Well I fixed
>all that on the weekend, but how is the choke supposed to *stay* out, the
>cable appears to be under tension, and is quite difficult to pull. It'll
>only stay out of a minute or so, and now the carbs are bang on, it really
>needs some choke to start her and keep her going for the first 10mins or so.
>Any suggestions here?
>Tanks :)


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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