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Thanks. I have the kit ordered. Will be tackling this week..
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Stop!!!!!!! Do a timing belt NOW. 10 years is way past due. It is a matter of when not if it is going to fail.
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Stop!!!!!!! Do a timing belt NOW. 10 years is way past due. It is a matter of when not if it is going to fail.
Umm my last post "kit ordered"

Its here and gonna look at it this week.
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Ben,
If you don't know the history of the fuel lines in the engine bay, I suggest you replace them asap. The two over the exhaust manifold have charbroiled too many 944's. They may look OK outside, but they deteriorate from the inside. There us also a small one on the fuel rail.

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If you don't know the history of the fuel lines in the engine bay, I suggest you replace them asap. The two over the exhaust manifold have charbroiled too many 944's. They may look OK outside, but they deteriorate from the inside. There us also a small one on the fuel rail.

Have fun with the project, you and you son will love the car!


Ok thank you. Can I just replace the rubber portion with bulk fuel injection hose?
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Unfortunately, both fuel lines are hard from the tank area to the right front wheel well. The easiest way is to take the liner off and cut the hard lines, then I used a compression fitting the fit the rubber line. You may be able to take the damper line to a hyd hose shop and have them use the fitting with new hose. I just bought a kit online that had everything needed. Should cost ~$100 for the press and return line. The little one on the fuel rail has a unique fitting as well...another 100 ish.
Sorry for the unwelcome news.

Love the wheels...will look nice on the white
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