FPR hitting the intake

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I took a 94 cobra intake out and I am replacing it with a 94 cobra so why is my FPR now hitting the intake? I did upgrade to an adjustable version to go with the new injectors but do I need to get a specific type to not hit? I will get a pic in the morning but with all the injectors lined up, and the mounting screws holding the rail in, it just seems like almost any afpr I see would hit so curious if its just something I need to adjust or???

Also curious while I was looking around considering upgrading the rail if needed I found this.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/85-98-99-00...ORS-/201336563187?hash=item2ee09825f3&vxp=mtr

Would that really fit a 94? Anyone tried it? I am curious as it looks like the lines come out the back which I would prefer rather then in that crowded little area they come out on the 302 with the stock rail.
 

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Would that really fit a 94? Anyone tried it? I am curious as it looks like the lines come out the back which I would prefer rather then in that crowded little area they come out on the 302 with the stock rail.
I would not use those rails, you have no information on how well they flow and you shouldn't be taking a chance with fuel for the sake of cosmetics. What type of regulator are you using and I'm assuming you're using stock lines and rails for your new setup.
 

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yes it is the stock rails. This is the first time anyone has said anything bad about the stock rails the last time I asked I was told they were good to 500 hp which seemed li a bit much to me. I do have a stock replacement cheapy AFPR for the stock rails but I got an accufab while back thinking it would fit the stock rail but it doesn't.

IMG_20150310_182726889.jpg

Maybe that will help a little as the Rails all seemed to be pretty expensive from what I had seen.
 

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Stock OEM fuel rails from a 94-95 Mustang GT is fine for what you're doing. That aftermarket ebay thing I would leave alone. As far as the fuel regulator goes you can use the stock OEM one or get one that will fit your intake without hitting.
 

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I went and looked at it again today and noticed that I could tell by the scoring on the mounting brackets from the screws that it was resting maybe a little more then 1/16" higher. I loosened the screws and tried to push it down further but it would not move. I finally got a paint stir stick and my hammer and lightly tapped the top of stick on the rail and on the 2nd tap it went down that last bit and finally seated. I used a dab of oil on the o'rings to help them slide in but I guess it just was not seated all the way down. Now the regulator is just a hair away from the upper which is just enough. Just needed to use a bigger hammer...
 

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