electric choke wiring

Bri guy

Bri guy

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wheres everyone connecting their electric choke into? Just bought a 1411 edelbrock and I would like to have the wires ready before I get the carb wednesday
 
Bri guy

Bri guy

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Jive read people using the wipers or distributor. Also seen a few things at car shows being tied Into other connectors like this. But what's the right way? Running 11ga with a fuse to the battery or into the fuse box?
 

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WanaBa442

WanaBa442

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Here's the way I did mine.
New oil pressure sending unit was like $12.
Wiring an electric choke
I also added a TEE so I could use the dash idiot light, and add another sending unit for a gauge to be added later.
 
Bri guy

Bri guy

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So You did it the same way as my pic?
 
TURNA

TURNA

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Look in the fuse panel under the dash for a single port marked IGN

run a wire from that to the choke

Into fuse panel



Wire 18 gauge




Onto choke terminal



 
Bri guy

Bri guy

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Look in the fuse panel under the dash for a single port marked IGN

run a wire from that to the choke

Into fuse panel



Wire 18 gauge




Onto choke terminal



I was just watching some videos which also said to do the same thing. I will do it this way. I Have everything to do it right now too. Thanks. I'm sure your getting tired of seeing my posts by now 🤣😢
 
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MrSony

MrSony

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Dont listen to anyone that tells you to wire up your choke to the distributor.
You can use the exciter wire from the alternator (only gets juice when alt is spinning), the yellow(?) Wiper motor wire, or any other SWITCHED 12v source, preferably fused. On the 231 Buick at least, GM had the choke tied in with the oil pressure switch. It would close the circuit at a preset limit (usually something low like 5psi). That set up used the tan wire from the fuse box, brown to the idiot light (r vise versa, dont remember exactly what goes where), and a light blue wire to the choke itself.

Or like this:
p.jpg

(Borrowed from 8 year old thread)
 
TURNA

TURNA

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Just run the wire through the speedo cable gromet
 
pontiacgp

pontiacgp

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Look in the fuse panel under the dash for a single port marked IGN

run a wire from that to the choke

Into fuse panel



Wire 18 gauge




Onto choke terminal



that is a better way of doing it then splicing into a wire, I would add an inline fuse to the wire though
 
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Bri guy

Bri guy

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that is a better way of doing it then splicing into a wire, I would add an inline fuse to the wire though
I just looked at the fuse panel....no empty ign spots....all are used
 

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