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Old 11-19-2016, 02:54 PM
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Question Strange carb, takes 2 cables!

I've never seen anything like this, and my friend just got this carb with his latest engine.
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Old 11-19-2016, 02:55 PM
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Default Re: Strange carb, takes 2 cables!

Maybe a choke cable?
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Default Re: Strange carb, takes 2 cables!

Perhaps the second cable is for holding down the float for some extra gas to start the engine. I would suggest a choke cable since I'm not seeing a lever. So what is it?

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Default Re: Strange carb, takes 2 cables!

Friend said that the second cable port had a "jet" underneath it. I doubt it is a jet, but any ideas?
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Old 11-21-2016, 08:39 AM
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Friend said that the second cable port had a "jet" underneath it. I doubt it is a jet, but any ideas?
Your friend is right. Cable lifts a cap off a fuel enrichment jet for cold starting.

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Oh, that makes sense! Thank you, sbest!
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:14 AM
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Default Re: Strange carb, takes 2 cables!

Since a choke... welll... chokes performance, some companies use mixture enrichment jets instead of a simple choke. Not sure why anyone needs performance on a cold engine anyway, but it does work.
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Haaa Great!

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