fuel rail

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  1. ttocs

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    I have had my rail off for a while now and happened to have it upside down. I noticed inside of it was discolored and looked like it was rusting or corroding. Its the stock rail, is this normal or something to be concerned about? Something I can clean out or soak or just get a new one?
     
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    Might be build up from old gas.

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    I wasn't sure if it was normal or not. The outside is still a nice shiny metal but inside doesn't look horrible, just doesn't look great. Take into account how expensive the aftermarket rails are and it leaves me wondering if I got another stock rail will it look the same or?
     
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    I wouldn't sweat it. Clean it out good, even a blow gun hooked up to a compressor would help immensely. That's what I did when I had mine off. Aftermarket rails are a waste of $, stockers get the job done.
     
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    Both my factory rails had a tan off color spot on the lowest part where the O ring seats in the rail and I just cleaned it really good,think it's just how the seal interacts with the metal and fuel. Normal..
     
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    it doesn't really look bad enough to justify paying what they try to get for those rails. Extruded aluminum is just not that expensive. I think I am going to try and blow some sand through them to knock it loose and then clean/dry.
     
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    I wouldn't do the sand. I'd do like carb cleaner or the like. Maybe even mineral spits or even kerosene. Let it soak for a few hours. Use a pipe cleaner

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