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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 5th, 00, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
 
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I know this is a simple thing to do but electrical stuff is not one of my strong points.My new 750 holley has an electric choke. holley included the wires for the choke but no where in the manual do they show how to hook them up.thanks, mike from savannah
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 5th, 00, 04:29 PM
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If I remember correctly it goes to the positive side of the coil. That way it only gets voltage when the car is on.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 00, 12:04 PM
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Correct...that is how mine is hooked also...
You can ground the coil to the carb body...

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 00, 12:12 PM
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When I installed the electric choke on my 4160 Holley, they specified that you need a full 12 volts to operate teh choke correctly. You DON'T have a full 12 volts at the coil. I got mine form a wire that was previously connected to my 2bbl.

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I connected my choke (when I had one) to the fuse box on an ignition switch activated circuit.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 00, 03:36 PM
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I spoke with a local carb guy recently and he suggested a better way to hook up the choke. First, find a full 12 volt ignition source and then route it through the oil pressure sending unit. This will break the circuit anytime the engine is not running even if the ignition is on. This will stop the choke from opening when you're tuning or sitting with the ignition on. Sounds pretty clever but I haven't tried it yet.

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