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Red face Ss carburetor

There is freedom between. The rubber band and. Manifold is correct???
l get backfire
From my ExperienceI Experience knows that there must be little. tight
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The carb manifold doesn’t touch the head directly - no metal to metal contact. The connection is made by the rubber band and the clamp. If you over-tighten the clamp it can leak air in and cause backfiring.
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Please be aware that if your engine has an intake manifold leak and you continue to ride it you run the risk of leaning out and overheating causing significant damage. If you are unsure take it to your local repair shop.
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A small sprinkle of carb cleaner on the joint with the motor idling will show a leak.

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