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Old 04-15-2009, 03:55 PM   #1
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Got a long ways to go on these but thought I would post what little I have done and describe what I'm planning.

I had planned to use that other set of rails but the stand offs are a different length, so I left them alone and will modify only the old set of L67s.
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First I just cut the rails free of the cross over lines.
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Tried using a dremmal but the cut off wheels kept braking so I went with my big disk cutter.
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I cut a little above the weld so I don't think the fuel line. After I cut threw the first side I pulled it open with a channel locks.
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Then cut the other side and broke it off.


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This left a rough cut.
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Then started cleaning it up.
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Don't care if they are perfect at this point. Just getting started.


Got started on the front rails. Taking a brake now.
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My plan is to cover the remaining stock rails with a aluminum cover. Something I can pop on top, perhaps hold in place with JB weld. Just to make it look good. I'll get some threaded ends brazed on the rails to attach flexible fuel hose. The FPR will be mounted on the rails some where. Should make a easy cheep build.
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Looks like you are making progress. The modification sounds like a great idea and I'm looking forward to watching the progress.
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Dan is that the rail I gave you or is that the other one you had?
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Your old rails are on my car Todd. Those are the rail I took off. The set you gave me wont work right. There are differences I don't feel like working threw. But I still might be able to do something with them.

I was able to get a bit more work done before the kids got home from school.

I was able to get the other rail all cut away and then I put together a mock up of the top of the engine. Still need to make some 1" spacers to lift up the supercharger to compensate for the IC core.
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As pointed out in another thread like this one, there will be a issue with this bracket when the supercharger is raised.
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I'll get a bit more work done on this next week when I have off work.
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As pointed out in another thread like this one, there will be a issue with this bracket when the supercharger is raised.

What about using a stud and nut to hold the SC down, then a 3/4" L piece of steel tubing, topped with a washer where the fuel rail bracket rest'* on, then held down with end cap or another nut?
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I'm using a 1" stand off now because I have a 1" IC core. But I don't want to use the injector spacers. I want the rail down low where it should be. I'll figure something out
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