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old style oil rails vs. new style

hey guys. i am going to be pulling the motor soon to fix my bedplate leak and do a couple of other things. i am wondering if it is worth the cost and hassle to upgrade to the newer style oil rails in the head? i would need new (used) heads to go with it as well. i know they are quieter while running. just wondering if its worth it or not.
let me know what you think about this.
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I guess your talking about the oil rails on top of the head under the valve cover that feeds the injectors? If so I thought they were all the same..

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With the mods you have listed in your sig, IMHO it's not worth the cost.

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kurt, i plan on getting a powermax turbo, and 155 injectors. i guess i should have stated that in the first place. sorry. also, i am trying to get cash for your injectors as well. seeing as i didn't PM you back!

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kurt, i plan on getting a powermax turbo, and 155 injectors. i guess i should have stated that in the first place. sorry. also, i am trying to get cash for your injectors as well. seeing as i didn't PM you back!
It's ok..

If they sell they sell, and if not I'll keep 'em... Even with a powermax and 155's I don't think you'll come even remotely close to needing to upgrade the rails and pump to the newer style. Won't run any better or worse either way.

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whatcha tryin to sell shu

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IF you dont have all the parts its not worth your time an effort. you'll need more then just oil rails. Id know lol

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Think thats it. Might be missing something though

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IF you dont have all the parts its not worth your time an effort. you'll need more then just oil rails. Id know lol

04.5 Rocker boxes
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04.5 All the oil rail bolts
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04.5 Valve Covers
04.5 CCV
04.5 FICM Mounting Bracket
STC fittings, stand tubes

Think thats it. Might be missing something though
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But, if I had to do it again...I would also just get the newer '05 style HPOP and housing...all HPO problems solved.
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good enough. i will stick with what i got.
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