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Old 02-08-2007, 04:44 PM
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Default DIY Dual Feed Rail Fittings

If anyone is interested, I did the DIY dual feed modification to the stock fuel rail a little different than most using AN fittings and stainless hard line. I figure one just wants a kit of sorts, this might help. Like all my other post, if you are interested just let me know. I should get some pictures uploaded shortly. Not sure on price yet, but it shouldn't be too bad.
The kit would include:
NPT to AN adapter
Stainless hard line with AN Nut
Required fuel line and tee
Hopefully this weekend I will get some pictures up so that it makes a bit more sense. The two pics below dont have the stainless hard line, just the adapter.
-Michael-
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:03 PM
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looks pretty good. If it's pretty reasonable I might have to pick one up as I'm headed for boosted land and would rather have what I can done to protect before rather than later.

Fuel rail painted gold looks pretty serious, might have to do that when I take mine out.
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If only you posted two weeks ago before I used a barb fitting to make mine. :( Glad to see someone offering a kit now though.
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Sorry man, I wish I would have thought about it sooner myself. Hopefully it will still benefit some. Did you ever get your fitting situation to work out?
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Im sure this will help plenty, the whole time I was making mine I kept thinking how I would love the piece of mind of stainless lines. I do still have an extra rail.. Hm.. Maby if the price is right I will convert my spare using SS braided.

A member on here offered me that oil feed fitting for ten bucks, i think ill just buy that.
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Well, it won't be using stainless braid, or at least I hadn't intended too. This will utilize stainless hard line, like my water line kits use. Glad you got fitting problem cleared up.
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Oh so would it still use rubber line? I was thinking it would be like FMs new fuel rail setup, with braided lines.
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Yea, it would use rubber fuel line to connect the hard line to the tee. I haven't seen FM's new stuff. Hopefully I can get a pic up soon.
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Originally Posted by TheBandit View Post
Yea, it would use rubber fuel line to connect the hard line to the tee. I haven't seen FM's new stuff. Hopefully I can get a pic up soon.
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They just put it on their site. Its purple.. eek.
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I'm definately interested, I was planning on doing this mod this weekend but can wait if there's a decent 'kit' available.
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They just put it on their site. Its purple.. eek.
I don't know why they chose to use purple for their products,are they trying to copy HKS?

red,blue,black,gold even bare machined aluminum would have looked nicer than purple.
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Originally Posted by spike View Post
I don't know why they chose to use purple for their products,are they trying to copy HKS?

red,blue,black,gold even bare machined aluminum would have looked nicer than purple.
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Not digging the "glamma 2nr!" thing, ya kno?
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that looks killerrr....id take one in semi flat black. Im going for an all black theme underhood.
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Well, this would just be the fittings and hose required, and you would alter the stock rail yourself. I just showed my rail to give you an idea of how it looks.
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that looks killerrr....id take one in semi flat black. Im going for an all black theme underhood.
Mine is matte black, looks good!
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So its just the fitting that you need to screw into the drilled and tapped rail and what hard line? I'm probably just confused but please clarify. Or a pic would be enough lol.
I can't imagine it costing much if its just a fitting and line...?
What size is the NPT to AN fitting and what diameter is the hard line?
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The kit would include:
1/8" NPT to -6 AN adapter
3/8" Stainless hard line with -6 AN Nut
Required fuel line and tee
Like I said earlier it shouldn't be very expensive, but it will be more than just a 1/8 NPT to 5/16 barb which is what is generally used. I think once I get a pic of the whole thing, you will understand a lot better. Thanks Tim!
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I'd probably be interested... I guess it will work on the 1.6 and the 94-97 1.8?
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Here are a few pictures of the Dual Feed kit as it will be on my car.
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