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Old 11-30-2012, 09:43 AM
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Injector #7

Im about to swap out inj 7 im pritty much just doing everything as i go, i havent read any instructions, anything i need to know? Im about to pull the valve cover.. But before i do, i was told i didnt have to drain the oil??
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:28 AM
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Should not have to drain any oil, have you searched around for the process? I can't recall where I found it now, but a quick google search should get you something. You will need the correct size torx with a longer shank to get it in there. Also, there are different torque specs depending on the year.

Here is one such link:
http://www.littlepowershop.com/60injectorinstall.html

Depending on the year, your oil rail may be one of two styles. The newer setup uses the dummy plugs which are known to be an issue. If you have that one, look into the updated versions while you are in there.

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Old 11-30-2012, 01:42 PM
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i did everything already, swaped out the injector started to put everthing back together,, put valve cover on,, and broke one of the valve cover bolts... fml! what now?
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If it's an upper bolt dont worry about it.

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really? it is, im gonna upload a pic...
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:15 PM
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I got one right next to the one you show, forgetaboutit. Fix when you have to go back in there. No leaks on mine.

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The oil doesn't drip on the upper side, it runs off, so no leaks. Did you overtorque it?
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Old 11-30-2012, 02:38 PM
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The oil doesn't drip on the upper side, it runs off, so no leaks. Did you overtorque it?
Honestly, thats how it was when I got it, some knucklehead did. It annoys me, i'm gonna fix it when I replace my oil cooler.

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Old 11-30-2012, 03:18 PM
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I didnt over tighten it, it wasnt even tight.. It just broke off like a twig..
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