[Healeys] Choke cable
eyera3000 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 00:36:03 MST 2020
I er ould get out of the car
Lift the hood
Msnually hold the chokes open while some one starts the car. Hold on intil
the car warms up. I started my car this way after converting to hd8 carbs
before I could get the correct choke bits installed.
1959 Austin Healey BN4
On Tue, Feb 4, 2020, 1:45 PM Fred Wescoe <fredwescoe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Temps are the upper 60's today so I went to the garage to take the BJ8 out
> for a run. I pulled the choke knob and the entire choke assembly came out
> of the dash. I do mean the entire assembly, the knob as well as the cable
> sheath came out of the dash. The sheath disconnected from the choke
> bracket on the fire wall. So here I am, a beautiful day and no choke to
> start the car with! I've never had this happen before.
> This situation is not one of the items on my to-do-list! I don't need
> more stuff to do. I tried looking under the dash to see the hole through
> the firewall but it appears that the hole is above and or behind the back
> of the heater. I cannot see daylight through the firewall hole. Does
> anyone have ideas or suggestions on how to put the choke assembly back
> through the dash and fire wall without removing the entire dash? Do I have
> to actually remove the heater box to put the choke back in the car?
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