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Reattaching carb hoses

Ok guys here's the problem bike was running ruf so i took carbs off and cleaned them problem is I'm having trouble putting hoses back in place. on the front carb there is a spout thats next to the air intake. does that connect to anything? on the rear their is a spout next to the fuel line. where does that go? I'm told that this one is an overflow and the first one is a vent. I've looked on line for some pictures but no luck yet.

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Have you a manual? It should have diagrams. If not here is a link....
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