2nd Generation Specific 1986-1992 Discussion

Pd Options

Old 01-15-2004, 08:08 PM
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ok my pulsation damper is and has been leaking, i just wanna fix it.



what can i do besides just buy a whole new s5 rail (since s5s are one-piece)



someone mentioned usnig an 87-88t2 rail tapped to fit a marren fuel pd bla bla bla.



would it be safe to just not have a PD?



if i put an aftermarket fpr would it rid the need for a PD, if so which FPR should i go for?



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Old 01-15-2004, 11:27 PM
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Ive seen arguements against not running a PD but never seen it actually come true.



In theory, running without a PD can allow pulses to build up in the rail and at certain times, resonance could propagate inside the rail ( and fuel lines ) potentially causing them to rupture or inhibit good fuel delilvery to the injector.





If youre maxing things out, Id say use it.



If its just a regular old car, Id say it doesnt matter too much.







With whats in your sig, I would run some type of PD. Almost every EFI car has one. All the egnineers in the world cant be wrong, eh?
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Old 01-16-2004, 12:25 AM
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i eliminated my pd on my n/a after going through 2 of them by putting the "mickey mouse" setup on it. i had no problems with it for 1k miles after. i agree with adam.
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Old 01-16-2004, 05:20 AM
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Kevin, I have a stock s5 fuel rail here if you need it, just let me know, I'll hook a brother up.
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