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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 10-06-2008, 05:45 PM Thread Starter
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whoever can pull my carbs out. I've got them disconnected; I can pull them part way either direction.

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Leave the boot attached to the rear cyl and the boot for the front carb attached to the carb and you should be able to get them out the right side of the bike.that's how I did mine when I rejetted them.

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That's what I thought, too. I'm seriously considering cutting tools at this point. I've been yanking on them for three days.

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You just have to be patient and work them out slowly. The first time I pulled mine took about 2 hours of twisting and yanking and making up new words. The last time took about 10 minutes once disconnected.

Moving the air box out of the way helps a lot. You did remove the coolant hose and thermostat housing right?? I never did remove the wiring harness and managed OK though. BMan has it right too in leaving one boot on the carb and the other on the cylinder.

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Worst case scenario, undo both boots - you'll for sure get them out that way! LIning the boots back up on reinstall is a pita, but it can be done. Short of actually pulling both boots, do pull the clamps out - they can hang things up in there in ways unseen and unimagined.

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Maybe I missed something. It doesn't say anything in the service manual about removing the oil line for the back cylinder. Am I supposed to? I've tried disconnecting both front and rear intakes from the carbs and the engine. When I pull, it keeps wanting to turn clockwise. If I don't let it turn, it hangs on the oil line. If it turns, I have metal to metal contact on the front cylinder.

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I didn't remove the oil line when I did mine.I can't remember exactly how it went but it did take a little work to get them out.They go back in alot easier though.

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This really is a joke isn't it? It's not possible to remove them without an engine pull, is it? I've even yanked loose some rubber hose, of fairly large size, and I don't even know where it goes. I've got a 2X4 jammed under the airbox, and am working it like a lever, and I can pull the carbs in and out, but I can't pull them all the way out. The left carb's drain area is jamming on the left intake, and the throttle assy is jamming on the front right fins, while the rear intake is jammed against the oil line. I've got them clear on top, but they are up as high as they can go. The airbox is as high as it can go - it's hitting the frame.

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Are they supposed to come out together, or do I take them apart some how before pulling them?

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Did you disconnect th throttle cables from the holder on the carb? you do not have to remove them completely just take them out of the holders.


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