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Old 11-20-18, 10:09 AM
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Damaged fuel rail, can I reuse it?

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What do you guys think? It was dented/buffed...

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Old 11-20-18, 10:28 AM
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I wouldn't, it could affect the seal to the irons. Primary results should be pretty cheap since people usually upgrade them anyway.

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You MAY be able to get it to seal up properly to the block. If not you'll have a vacuum leak there which can be a bitch to track down and a bitch to get to.

Used primary rails are a dime a dozen, I'd just get another one.

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Like dale said. Primary rails are very cheap. I wouldn't put any effort into fixing that since it likely won't work out in the end anyway.
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I was more concerned about down time... I'll be patient and find a used one.

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Ok so I bought one from a member here, however the hole where the fuel goes is threaded. OEM there is no thread for sure. What are my options here?


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He was using an aftermarket set up for his secondaries. Your options are to use whatever fitting that is tapped for and adapt it to your secondary rail or buy another primary rail. The factory fitting is an oring and with those threads it will not seal. Even if you wanted to go with an oversize ring, it just won't seal. That primary rail you bought isn't usable with a stock fitting. Whoever you bought it from should have mentioned that it was threaded.
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Originally Posted by cr-rex View Post
He was using an aftermarket set up for his secondaries. Your options are to use whatever fitting that is tapped for and adapt it to your secondary rail or buy another primary rail. The factory fitting is an oring and with those threads it will not seal. Even if you wanted to go with an oversize ring, it just won't seal. That primary rail you bought isn't usable with a stock fitting. Whoever you bought it from should have mentioned that it was threaded.
Well that is what I thought. Damn!
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