Choke cable

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Choke cable

Postby CaptRandy » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:33 pm

When pulling out choke and turning clockwise to hold open the cable does not engage to hold in the "locked" position. Not sure where to look cable or dash. Does the cable have an indent on it to lock in place with the dash bezel? Or does it lock at some other point?
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Re: Choke cable

Postby Jim Gruber » Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:12 pm

All I know is don't try to remove cable it will not go back in. Turn Clockwise to lock. If ordering from MOSS spend the extra $ for the more expensive cable. I ordered one of the lower priced ones and it lasted < 6 months. Lots of aggravation on my part trying to redo work I just completed.
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Re: Choke cable

Postby CaptRandy » Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:48 pm

I was looking at the bezel plate for a notch and on the cable for a indent but can find neither. Can not figure how it "locks".
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Re: Choke cable

Postby peter an5l » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:19 pm

...or maybe use a cloth pin as the pre war people do, between dash and knob.

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Re: Choke cable

Postby CaptRandy » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:49 pm

Good idea, have a whole bag from recaning chairs. Time to rescue one.
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Re: Choke cable

Postby Joe Schlosser » Tue Dec 04, 2012 1:58 pm

Have been using a dime for years, works great. Have new used cable to put in someday.
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Re: Choke cable

Postby admin » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:58 pm

Dime, nicke and quarter...had to laugh to hear someone else using the same technique

Folks always ask why I have a few coins resting in the rubber shift boot (or one the floor after a few miles of spirited driving).

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