What Does a Choke Do on an Engine?

Answer In the first 70 to 80 years of automotive history, most vehicles used a carburetor as the fuel delivery system. This system used little to no electronics, so starting a cold engine could be a littl... Read More »

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Briggs engine will run when in choke only,why?

I would remove the carburetor float bowl and clean out the crud. The brass nut that holds on the float bowl is also the metering jet and is probably plugged up. Today's gasoline with 10% ethanol ca... Read More »

How to Choke Hold?

Assuming your not actually trying to kill the person, and you're just practicing. Your opponent must be facing away from you to do this effectively.

How to Get Out of a Triangle Choke?

A triangle choke is a jiu-jitsu technique where the legs of an attacker are used to cinch up around one arm and the neck of an opponent simultaneously, cutting off circulation to the opponent's bra... Read More »

How to Use a Manual Choke on a Car?

Classic cars that pre-date electronically managed fuel injection often use a manual choke to vary the mixture of fuel and air. A manual choke is a mechanical device that links a retractable knob in... Read More »