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overkill 10-17-2002 01:57 AM

Today I have to remove the fuel rail and hoses,...
 
I am not sure whether fuel is under pressure or not. I'm sure as hell not going to crank the engine to bleed the pressure. How can I relieve the pressure in fuel line without diconnecting the fuel pump and cranking engine. Is there a hose I could disconnect and drain/ relieve the pressure? I dont feel like dumping gas all over the engine. Thanks for your help.

Lawrence Coppari 10-17-2002 03:35 AM

I just pile up some rags under the fuel damper and slowly open the nut. Just let it drip onto the rags. A little comes out. It's no big deal. Liquids are incompressible but the rubber portions of the fuel lines expand under pressure so there is a little squirt. It's not like it is a compressed gas.

Disconnect negative battery terminal.

overkill 10-17-2002 06:00 AM

Ok, will do,... I have some pictures here. They are not current, I'll get some newer shots of the car later.

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ae1969 10-17-2002 09:47 AM

Overkill....

Make sure you put a bag around the hoses and duct tape them shut.

You can also use a vise grip on the return line.

- u know I forgot how nice a 16 valve motor looks..... with that huge 16 ventileur air box (sp?)

Lawrence Coppari 10-17-2002 09:51 AM

Nice clean looking engine compartment. I'd be embarrassed for anyone to see mine.

But it runs fine.

overkill 10-17-2002 10:01 AM

Ok, i'll bag the hoses. She is pretty and she will run again. I'll sell her and GET MY FRIGGIN 951!!! ARGH!!! I WANT TO DRIVE!!!

RJ Santangelo 10-17-2002 10:32 AM

How much are you selling it for?? My have a few people interested in north jersey.

41V 10-17-2002 10:49 AM

lol I just noticed the sig and had the same thought! You're selling? I may be interested, as is, you don't even have to fix up

overkill 10-17-2002 02:04 PM

Well, I am kinda fixed on a figure like $6000. She has like 85,000 on her and the car is in GREAT condition. If you want more pictures let me know. If you are interested, email me and we'll talk.


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