Originally Posted by bdrobinson21
but that shouldn't effect just getting it started in the morning, right? Any idea's for what I can do to get her going easier?
The warm air hose wont effect the starting, only the function of the running when cold, and mostly the exhaust emissions.
It's probably the water choke element. They wear out over time and wont close the choke on cold mornings.
Proper choke operation is depress throttle all the way to the floor and release - choke plate closes fully, accellerator pump gives the intake a shot of fuel and high idle is set on the choke cam. Crank it over and as soon as it fires, the engine intake vacuum pulls the choke plate open slightly, allowing the engine to run. High idle stays set and gradually decreases, as the water choke warms up and pulls the choke plate open.
Both the water chokes that were on my Suzukis were shot (1 had a Weber on it). I was able to make one work, by bending and adjusting linkages, but its way off from what the FSM says the adjustments should be. I put a Weber on the other one.
A new water choke for an Hitachi carb runs about $400.
no wonder you see a lot of Weber conversions.