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Installing Carbs?!?!?

Okay so I finally got my carbs all cleaned and put back together (hopefully) And now I'm trying to get them put back on.... Now since they were off the bike when I bought it I have NO idea how to get them back on. I have been trying for 2 days now and I can't seem to get them quite right. I'll get it on one boot and when I go to put the other one on the first one comes off.... and back and forth. Is there a difference in the 2 rubber boots? how do I know which way they are supposed to be turned? And do I need to install the cables first? I am getting so frustrated at this point I feel like taking a hammer to the stupid things to get them in there right!! Does anyone have any suggestions for me? Please HELP!!
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i had the same prob mine was a pain to get out...the only cable that is a pain to get on after the carb is on is the choke but it ant to bad... just make sure both boots are on the carbs as far up as they will go and try to get them both in position before you slide the boots on to the heads its tricky but you can do it
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From what I have read, when you install the carbs the front cylinder boot stays attached to the cylinder head, and the rear boot is on the carb. Make sure they are oriented properly to line up as the carbs slide in to place. Spray a little WD-40 on the boots, head and carb to lube and ease installation.


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