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Old 08-29-2007, 07:52 PM   #1
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part of the cermaic ring chipped broke on the number 6 fuel injector on my 98.

Is it safe to run or will it leak? will it affect the performance? most of the ring is still there and the o-ring is fine and looks like it will seal......

I dont want an engine fire
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98 injectors have ceramic on them?
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98 injectors have ceramic on them?
there is a ceramic tip

look at the far right side of this picture, to the right of the black rubber o-ring

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Thats probably safe to run with for a little while since it will be in the intake runner but I would stay out of BOOST until you get it replaced.
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Yes..however when you remove the rail..make sure you dig it out of the intake pocket.
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98 injectors have ceramic on them?
there is a ceramic tip

look at the far right side of this picture, to the right of the black rubber o-ring

cant tell from that pic, but i take your word for it.
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