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Re: Another (stupid?) outboard motor question

Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
IMHO 'cold' means cold air, not cold engine. I try for a start without choke, then choke if it doesn't start.
Actually the fuel in the air condenses against the cold cylinder walls and this results in a very lean air -fuel mixture.

So we richen it up with the choke.

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