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post #14 of (permalink) Old 04-14-2019, 12:06 AM
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Originally Posted by rayworx View Post
I bad the same problem with the manifold clamps not quite tight enough. I removed the clamps (no small effort) and then removed the screws and the spacer. Then I took off @ 2.0mm from the spacer. Smaller spacer lets the clamp tighten...

If you're going to remove the carbs/isolators, then I'd suggest using "K&N Air Filter Grease" to re-mount the isolators... it seals up the joints pretty good (and also makes it easier to dis-assemble next time)

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