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Old 08-06-2019, 07:25 PM   #1
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Default Choke

Been starting up the 31 a few times a week for the last six months. Although it immediately fires up and idles nicely, I have never needed to use the choke. Is that pretty typical in warm weather or is my carb especially rich ? The float level is set at exactly 5/8 inch.
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Old 08-06-2019, 07:46 PM   #2
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May be normal for the Florida Panhandle.

You could try covering your gas line with clip-on clothes-pins to reduce gas line temperature if you feel compelled to choke. Isn't that what is done to prevent vapor lock?

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Old 08-07-2019, 11:27 AM   #3
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Been starting up the 31 a few times a week for the last six months.
If you start it up and only let it run for a few minutes before shutting it off, that's a big NO NO.
You should be running it, preferably driving it, for at least 20 or 30 minutes, so that it get's hot enough to get rid of any condensation.
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