Finally got around to reinstalling my carbs tonight - for the life of me I could not get those things to seat in the rubber elbows. I even used some Rem oil to ease them in, but had to resort to using a chunk of wood and a mallet to get them down enough to tighten the collars. Is this normal? They came off real easy, but granted it’s 40 down here so rubber isn’t flexible as it could be. Is this normal though? I tried to keep the wooden dowel on a thick part of the carb as I smacked the hell out of it. I think I finally got them seated enough though.