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Old 11-04-2009, 10:27 PM   #1
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What is the pupose of the disc shaped geetus towards the right of the fuel rail?
Will 96-99 Rails fit on a 00+?

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looks the same as mine. not sure what that thingy there is i just know its there
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I'm thinking that little round thing is an anti-surge chamber. Helps with the pressure relief devices and keeps fuel hammers from damaging the rail.
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The 96-99 rails don't have this. Is this something that would affect performance?
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The 96-99 rails don't have this. Is this something that would affect performance?
I don't see how it could affect performance. It would be more of a safety device than a performance enhancement.
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Kev got the cupie doll.

It'* an anti vibration or smoothing of the pumping action. 96-99 got one, but it was located in the tank as part of the coupling to the fuel sender, right after the pump.

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As well.. I noticed no difference w/o it or adding the fuel rail one into the mix.
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It'* an anti vibration or smoothing of the pumping action.
As well.. I noticed no difference w/o it or adding the fuel rail one into the mix.
Will there be a vibration at all without it?
So the car will run fine without it?
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Yeah, you'll be fine without. I have been for about 3 years now.
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