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SOMEONE a quick question about chokes

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by zach78k5, Apr 10, 2001.

  1. zach78k5

    zach78k5 1/2 ton status

    May 14, 2000
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    what is the difference between electric and manual. i have a quadrajet that i assume is not electric becuase i dont see any electrical wires in there. i want to get the manual kit with the little cable and nob so i can adjust it by hand. i have a keyless start and i need to be able to set the choke the night before so it will start in the morning when it is cold.
    i think that manual requres pushing the gas pedal and maybe electric doesnt. is this right? i dont really know, just a guess really.
  2. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

    Dec 13, 2000
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    Roy WA
    Re: quick question about chokes

    Electric will have a wire running to the carb on the passenger side. Pumping the gas pedal on either choke design will "set" the choke for cold starting.

    My K5 and Chev/Olds tech/links page: <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.dorianyeager.com/index2.html>http://www.dorianyeager.com/index2.html</A>

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