What part of not being able to instal the carbs you having a issue with. Little vasolene on the boot will help thing slide in better. Instal in this oder, boots to head carbs to head, intake tube to carbs intake tube to frame. Just like sex, work better with lubrication.
93 VT1100C Sleeper, VH Exhaust, Saddleman Seat, Baby Apes, Metzlers, 2mm sleeved and bored (1150cc),10.5:1 comp, Modified Heads, Valves, Cams, Adjustable Timing, Bored Carbs.