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Changing of carburetors


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Old 03-28-2008, 09:18:00 AM
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Default Changing of carburetors

if you changed carbs from a manual choke (broke) to an autochoke carb what would be the ups and downs the engine runs on the broke manual but you have to have a hex key to keep it open and pour gas in the carb to get it to start then put your hand over the carb til it gets warm then it runs perfect what should i do
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does the carb with manual choke that is broke you are refering to just have a choke plate? if so just remove whats left of it and just cover the carb with your hand and roll the engine over, your hand will act as the choke plate.

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sorry farmboy,

shoulda asked what kinda engine it was on first.

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its a briggs that i am going to sell i have bbeen doing what you suggested already
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Default Re: Changing of carburators

i don't know if your carb is similar to mine on the continetal i have but the choke plate is spring loaded and was most like controlled by a linkage of some sort on the picece of equipment it came off of. sounds like yours may be missing a spring?

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Default Re: Changing of carburators

if you mean the spring on the carb choke peoce that sticks out yes it is gone as is the peice and the choke plate too
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have you tried a local small engine shop to see if they can get you the pieces or a carb kit?

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Default Re: Changing of carburators

Wat model briggs? My type B has an auto choke because its a gen set engine. But it runs fine. So long as the velocity of air through the inlet is sufficient, it will hold the choke open. Assuming yours works on the same system with a weighted choke lever.
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Default Re: Changing of carburators

it is spring operated by the vaccum from the enging. (jordans part) no we dont have any near but even if we did it wouldnt matter i have extra parts might as well use them
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