Electric choke

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Electric choke

Post #1 by 64-5mustang » Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:55 pm

My electric choke works just fine and no draw, but the wire going to it comes off the starter solenoid ignition side. Car is a 64.5 mustang with 200 auto. This wire is the only one that doesn't look factory. Where should the wire be coming from. Also I have the original am raido works fine in till I get to close to power lines it sounds like static. Thanks in advance

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Re: Electric choke

Post #2 by bubba22349 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:07 am

The reason the choke wire hook up dosent look factory is because a 1964.5 Mustang never came with an electric choke. The way Ford wired electric chokes in the mid 1970's is to hook the wire to the Alternator's Stator (S) post is a simple and good way to do it if you have an alternator with an external regulator. An electric choke should not ever be hooked up to the ignistion circuit. You can also hook it up to a 12 volt fused sorce wire coming off the Accessory post of the ignistion switch or your fuses block. On your radio check to see if you have a capacitor connected to the alternator if not you can get a kit to fix that problem. Good luck :nod:
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Re: Electric choke

Post #3 by 64-5mustang » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:55 pm

Thanks for that, this has a generator external regulator. Will I need it still be a stator post I'll need to hook up to. And I'll look into the casaptor for the raido

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Re: Electric choke

Post #4 by wsa111 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:50 pm

Use a Holley choke housing & it works on a full 12 volts.
A lot of the Ford units are designed to work on stator voltage of 9V.
The main deal is do not use a Holley unit off of stator voltage.
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