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Old 06-28-2013, 01:15 PM   #1
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Sorry for the lack of a picture ... on my MSM (I don't know if other NBs apply) there is a small L-shaped bracket connecting the front of the intake manifold to the front of the fuel rail. Is that bracket necessary or may I safely leave it off?
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There is a ground attached to it.
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No, not that one ... guess I'll have to take a picture.
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yeah you will
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I removed that bracket when I installed my new injectors on my MSM and I have had no problems.
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Install it unless you really really really need the 8 grams weight savings.
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I left mine installed. Must be there for some reason.
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Perhaps to prevent static build up on the fuel rail by the passing fuel?
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Maybe it was there for some reason initially, but then become useless after a design change and the engineers were too lazy to remove it.
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