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We needed a Fuel injector Install Guide so here it is.


Tools Needed
Magnetic Pick up(not only when you drop bolts, but these are tight spaces, this will save you time)
3/8 drive ratchet
¼ drive ratchet
10mm deep socket or 10 mm wrench
10mm ¼ Socket
10mm 3/8 socket
12mm 3/8 Socket
12mm ¼ Socket
3” extension 3/8 Drive
3” extension ¼ Drive
6” extension ¼ Drive
6” extension 3/8 Drive
Wobbler 3/8 Drive
¼ universal joint
10mm wrench (ratcheting recommended)
12mm wrench (ratcheting recommended)
12mm flexible crawfoot
Pliers
8mm nut driver or 8mm socket or flathead screwdriver.



1. Pull the fuel pump fuse and start the car and let it idle to release fuel pressure.


Driver Side
2. Remove Battery. 10mm deep socket
3. Remove TMIC. 12mm socket with extension, 8mm nut driver, pliers
4. Remove oil filler neck. Cover opening with shop towel. 3 bolts 10mm. 10mm socket, 10mm ratcheting wrench.


5. Remove Air pump. 2 bolts 12mm socket, pliers to release clamp.
6. Remove Drivers side TGV Motor. 10mm socket a ¼” drive with 3 inch extension works best.
Couldn't get any good pic's on the backside of the engine. I forgot to take a picture of the tgv motor :(

7. Bracket of death!

7.1 front bolt 12mm socket


7.2 Bottom bolt 12mm with wobbler


7.3 Top Rear bolt with ground wires. 12mm socket with 3” extension


7.4 Bottom Rear bolt. 12mm ratcheting wrench. To break free, screw off by hand.


7.5 Removal of bracket off death.

8. Remove bolts that hold the fuel rail to the tgv. 2 12mm bolts and 1 10mm that holds the rail to the top of the intake manifold.



9. Lift on fuel rail and push down on injector to remove from rail pull the injector out and disconnect from plug. The bottom injector seat may be stuck in the tgv. Pry this out with a skinny flathead screw driver or pick unless you are planning on reusing it.


10.Installing the new injectors. It is best to apply some synthetic grease with PTFE or petroleum jelly to the top o-ring to easily slide into the rail. Just a very small amount will do. Place the fuel injectors in the tgv housing and push the injector into the rail, be careful that everything is sealed to the fuel rail. The top o-ring should provide a tight fit so that it cannot be too easily pushed out of the rail or fall out of it.
11. Bolt down the fuel rail to the TGV with the 2 bolts. Be careful not to cross thread this bolt. Tighten by hand the extension to confirm you can easily spin the bolt. Do not tighten all the way till you get the second bolt threaded or the second bolt may not go in easily. After both bolts are threaded tighten both down by hand and tighten down the top 10mm bolt. Then tighten the fuel rail bolts.
12. Reinstall the Bracket of Death. Reverse of removal.
12-optional. The Bracket of Death is a safety shield to prevent fuel leaks in the case of an accident. Many people do not wish to reinstall this. But if you remember there was a ground wire attached to it. This is a ground for the starter and the engine. You can attach this ground wire to a bolt that holds the intake manifold to the tgv.




13. Reinstall TGV Motor. 10mm ¼” drive. This is PITA but doable. You probably want a magnetic pickup, you will drop the bottom bolt many times.
14. Reinstall Air pump. 12mm socket. Pliers for the clamp.
15. Reinstall Oil Filler neck.
16. Reinstall TMIC.
17. Reinstall Battery.
Passenger Side.
18. Remove Air box or intake.
19. Unbolt the coolant reservoir from the bracket of death. 12mm socket


20. Bracket of death removal


20.1 Front Bolt. 12mm socket a wobbler may be helpful


20.2 Second Bolt. ¼” universal joint and 12mm socket. Also a 12mm crawfoot can be used to break free. Spin out by hand. The crawfoot may be needed to break free.
20.3 Rear Bolt. 12mm ratcheting wrench.
20.4 Lift the two breather tubes off of head. One of these has a clamp that you will want to slide up the hose. Pliers will be needed for clamp


21. Lift coolant reservoir,remove bracket of death.

22. Unbolt fuel rail. 2 12mm bolts.



23. Injector Removal. You will need to slightly bend up the fuel rail to remove the injectors. The right side fuel injector will have to be disconnected from the harness before you remove it. The bottom injector seat may be stuck in the tgv. Pry this out with a skinny flathead screw driver or pick unless you are planning on reusing it.
24. Installing the new injectors. It is best to apply some synthetic grease with PTFE or petroleum jelly to the top o-ring to easily slide into the rail. Just a very small amount will do. Place the fuel injectors in the tgv housing and push the injector into the rail, be careful that everything is sealed to the fuel rail. The top o-ring should provide a tight fit so that it cannot be too easily pushed out of the rail or fall out of it.
25. Bolt down the fuel rail to the TGV housing with the 2 bolts. Be careful not to cross thread this bolt. Tighten by hand the extension to confirm you can easily spin the bolt. Do not tighten all the way till you get the second bolt threaded or the second bolt may not go in easily. After both bolts are threaded tighten both down by hand. Then tighten the fuel rail bolts.
26. Reinstall the Bracket of Death. Reverse of removal. Reinstall the breather hoses that run to the head.
26-optional. The Bracket of Death is a safety shield to prevent fuel leaks in the case of an accident. Many people do not wish to reinstall this. You can leave this bracket out. Reinstall the breather Hoses that run to the head.
27. Secure the coolant reservoir to the Bracket of Death. 12mm bolt. If no bracket is reinstalled just leave off.
28. Reinstall Airbox or Intake.
 

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Well, Im pretty sure Eric isnt on here anymore, but just used this guide to do my new ID 1000s on my 13 WRX and this guide was a gigantic help - so thanks Eric, and thanks mods for keeping it stickied so I would notice it.
 
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