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1996 wide glide carborator question

 
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Old 01-07-2019, 03:49 PM
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Hey I've been trying for 3 days too put the carb back on the bike everything from twisting to pushing putting a little wad 40 on the seal and still wont go any tricks guys? I was thinking my hammer with a piece of wood but wanted to check with u guys first.
 
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Ummm...is the clamp loosened?
And yes, a lubricant can make for easier work.
 
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Ummm...is the clamp loosened?
And yes, a lubricant can make for easier work.

the clamp does not loosen it suposed to push right into the intake .
 
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the rubber boot fits on the intake manifold and the carb pushes into it … no clamps … a little lube can help it go together
 
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the rubber boot fits on the intake manifold and the carb pushes into it no clamps a little lube can help it go together

that's what I figured I just cant get to push in though and I dont know why.
 
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is the carb hitting something … stopping it from going together
 
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is the carb hitting something stopping it from going together

no it goes on prob about 16th in but cant get it go go ahh the way
 
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can you provide a photo of the intake and trying to install the carb?
 
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can you provide a photo of the intake and trying to install the carb?

later on this week I can 2hen I get back to the bike
 
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wish I was more help … I can't think of what might be keeping the carb from installing … I've done this on my Road King and Sportster several times and they just push together … even with a new rubber sleeve … I'll have to look mine over tomorrw and see if I can find something
 

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