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Starting without a choke: tips?

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Had to disable my choke while waiting on an evaluation of what went wrong with the mechanism and possibly new parts. What’s the preferred procedure for cold starting sans choke. I know it’s going to be harder on the battery and starter but are there any tips and tricks to minimize cranking time? 

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have an assistant squirt a little gas from a spray bottle directly in to the carb ( be careful)

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Just pump the gas pedal a couple times and start cranking

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Pump the gas pedal to operate the accelerator pumps... A determined push all way to the floor... Then release the throttle & start normally.. Be prepared to use the throttle to keep it running first few moments. If its freezing outside you likely would need a squirt of fuel up the inlet to get it to fire. 

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14 minutes ago, dlacey said:

Pump the gas pedal to operate the accelerator pumps... A determined push all way to the floor... Then release the throttle & start normally.. Be prepared to use the throttle to keep it running first few moments. If its freezing outside you likely would need a squirt of fuel up the inlet to get it to fire. 

Would starting fluid work in place of fuel? I've got that on hand from working on an old lawnmower. 

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2 hours ago, dlacey said:

Pump the gas pedal to operate the accelerator pumps... A determined push all way to the floor... Then release the throttle & start normally.. Be prepared to use the throttle to keep it running first few moments. If its freezing outside you likely would need a squirt of fuel up the inlet to get it to fire. 

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+1, unless you are living in Antarctica.

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I drive mine year round without a choke. And even here in northern CA it gets around 30 degrees in the winter. Have dual 45 Weber side drafts, with an electric fuel pump. I let the pump run a few seconds, pump the gas  2 or 3 times, and it always starts. Takes less than 10 seconds for the idle to stabilize.

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