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Hello. I put a carb rebuild kit in my 83 xlh1000. Then when I started it it ran ok had a small backfire. Then the pipes turned blue. I dont know what is wrong. Do you? Thanks
 

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Sounds like the bike is running too lean which generates hotter exhaust gasses that leads to blue pipes near the heads.
 
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