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okay i have the valve covers off, Meow the Haynes manual says there is a fuel drain port that needs to be drained in the back side of the head.

1. how did you all who have done this get to the drain
port.

I couldn't get to the rear one so I couldn't take it out either I did remove oil rail drain plugs. The safest way to avoid any oil or fuel in cylinders is to remove glow plugs AFTER installing injectors and turning engine over to purge oil or fuel out of cylinders, make sure you have the valve covers on (loose) to keep oil from spraying all over.

2. Is it totally nesissary? to drain the fuel port?
okay, i must be missing something because my injectors will not come out. silly things anyone have any tips?
I couldn't get to the rear one so I couldn't take it either I did remove oil rail drain plugs. The safest way to avoid any oil or fuel in cylinders is to remove glow plugs AFTER installing injectors and turning engine over to purge oil or fuel out of cylinders, make sure you have the valve covers on (loose) to keep oil from spraying all over.

Remove the oil deflector retaining screws and the outboard retaining bolts, push the hold down up and pry (Gently) on it becareful not to damage wiring harness and they will pop right up.
 

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Dayum......... Marty you're quick!
 

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That whole bumping the engine over is old school. Use a mity-vac and suck the fluid out of the cylinders. I have never been a fan of the other method. I usually don't even drain the rails, too much time. It takes 3-4 minutes to suck out the cylinders so why wait to drain the rails and loose a rail plug.

Just my $0.02
Now Howard.......... remember I am OLD school. I do that too but, if you don't have a shop vac..... you adapt, improvise and overcome.:thumb:
 
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