Locking Choke – Bugeyeguy
BUGEYEGUY is our name but did you know we also sell parts for every Spridget from 1958-1980? Let us use our vast experience to help you with parts for your Bugeye and/or your Square Sprite!

Call if you can't find what you need by searching in the box to the right.

At Bugeyeguy, we do all things Sprite!

Order online for the fastest service!

For tech support and phone orders:
(203)-208-0980 or David@bugeyeguy.com
Cart 0
Austin Healey Sprite Locking Choke Interior - Bugeye

Locking Choke

$ 34.95

Original Bugeye choke knobs were never locking. We like these T handle assemblies, they twist to lock and are easier to operate. In particular, you can lock the choke during the first cold startup, and reduce the choke setting and re-lock it each time your car warms up a little more. This makes the choke a lot more user-friendly.

Almost every dash we have seen has been modified in some way or another but should you still have an unmodified dashboard in your car, you will need to enlarge the hole in the dashboard to install the slightly larger outer housing of this choke assembly. 

If you are building a concours car, this won’t work, but for everyone else, this is a nice upgrade that still looks “British.” 

Outer cable housing is 41.5 inches long. Inner cable is 48 inches long. This assembly is longer than the stock cable and housing. 

Restorers Note: Sometimes these cables need to be cut to length, Make sure you have a nice fair curve from the firewall to the carburetors. Make sure to double check that the nose is not hitting the cable housing when you close your bonnet, otherwise, the choke will actuate once you close the front of the car. If you cut the cable, make sure to remove the ferrule on the end first, and reinstall the ferrule on the freshly cut housing end. 


Share this Product


More from this collection

Recently Viewed Bugeye Items