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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-04-2012, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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73 t140 airbox hose won't fit

Always something..I'm putting this bike back together. I bought some new rubber hoses connecting the airbox to the carb inlet. When I put the hose on the carb it's 1/2-3/4 inch low. They won't line up. The outer airbox cover may be from a BSA. Maybe get BSA hoses? Any ideas? Or substitutes maybe? Thanks
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Always something..I'm putting this bike back together. I bought some new rubber hoses connecting the airbox to the carb inlet. When I put the hose on the carb it's 1/2-3/4 inch low. They won't line up. The outer airbox cover may be from a BSA. Maybe get BSA hoses? Any ideas? Or substitutes maybe? Thanks
Did you connect the inner air boxes to the frame properly? Here is a pic of my 73 which is proper. Notice any difference between mine and yours? Any more questions let me know.

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You'll need airboxes from a 750 "short rod" motor (73-on). The carbs sit 1/2" lower on the 750 because the engine is shorter. On my '73 single-carb, the rubber is offset 1/2" lower than the 650. Bob

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