[Healeys] Choke cable

i erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 5 00:36:03 MST 2020

If lhd
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.

Ira Erbs
1959 Austin Healey BN4
1967 MGB

On Tue, Feb 4, 2020, 1:45 PM Fred Wescoe <fredwescoe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Listers,
> 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?
> Help!
> Fred
> 66BJ8
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