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I am discovering lots of interesting things about my bike as I wait for water pump parts. I wanted to take the carbs off and just give them a good cleaning while I'm just hanging around, but my faring lowers sit very low on the intake runners, especially on the right side, there is no way I could rotate the forward runner to take it off. Is there a standard for where the faring should be, it looks like I could adjust it forward and up a little, which would also make it nicer to see in the mirrors, right now the right one is almost useless, unless I'm checking on my passenger.
 

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Unless you have some odd ones, the mirrors are adjustable....

You can add some spacers under the 4 fairing bolts and rig something up, but then you have the 4 bolts in the front that will not match up anymore.

Or you can just trim the lowers to fit better, or just a couple of screws to take them off...
 

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Actually, it's the frame of the lowers that's in the way, unless I'm supose to take those off as well???
 

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YOU CAN'T ADJUST IT FORWARD UNLESS YOU TAKE IT OFF DRILL NEW holes FOR THE TWO BOLTS on each side that hold it in place but then you'd have to make new mounts for the front pieces or figure out how to move their attachment place forward. So you can attach the four front bolts to the curved bottom.
 

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Looks like it, mine are a little different, so that's just a piece I can take off without disturbing anything and get out of the way??
 

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I never noticed that piece being in the way, you do need to remove the plastic fairing lowers.
If it was running decent it is probably best to leave the carbs alone anyway.
Reminds me of "if it ain't broke, fix it til it is"
 

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When I drained the oil, I could smell gas in it, not much, but I fear one or more carbs are flooding, also, when I start it up cold, it takes a few minutes before all cylinders fire, at least 1 is slow to fire, you can hear it actually trying to fire until it actually does. Maybe just a carb sink would do the trick??
 
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