ronh at owt.com
Sun Aug 29 19:38:16 EDT 2010
Isn't that the way the owners manual tells you to use? If so, how could you
----- Original Message -----
From: "Danforth West" <bonanz01 at myfairpoint.net>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 29, 2010 3:09 PM
Subject: <VV> Startup:::::::::::::::::::::
> I've discovered I can use the same startup procedure
> on my 66 Turbo that I use on my '41 Packard 120.
> This is, I put the accelerator pedal to the floor briefly
> and then release it. Then I simply turn the key without
> touching the "GO" pedal at all, and the car starts right
> up like a Champ! (.....NOT "Chimp"!!!!). Of course, the
> Packard has a starter button, but you know what I mean......
> I know I'm probably just setting the choke and giving a
> squirt to the carb with this method.........
> My only question is, am I doing it wrong or causing any
> problems by doing it this way?
> Car seems to LUV being started in this fashion.........
> And I certainly LUV starting up my new car!
> It was HOT today in Bangor -- over 90F -- but it didn't stay
> on high idle for more than 30 seconds.....
> Right down to 800 or fewer RPMs very quickly.
> Looking forward to CLARK'S in just a little while!
> Dan West
> Bangor, Maine USA
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