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Post Choke
Sorry to ask a stupid question, but does the first few millimetres pull on the choke simply increase the tickover speed, without making the mixture richer?

It's a question of making the plugs sooty (or not) by leaving it running for a while with the choke pulled out just a little - until it's warm enough to tick over at the right speed without the choke.

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July 21st, 2021, 6:09 pm
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Post Re: Choke
it may depend on how the choke is set up. You probably need to look. Something I have always intended to do myself. You can operate the choke at the carb end.

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July 21st, 2021, 6:17 pm
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