what injectors did you use in the end and did they fit with the standard fuel rail?
I used the B5 S4 Green Giant injectors from ECS Tuning. They fit into the stock fuel rail and I used a conical rubber washer that is available at Lowes to seal it to the head since the end of it is a different size. Then I made pigtails to adapt the injector plug to the wiring harness. I was going to buy the B5 S4 connectors from ECS as well and re-pin my car so they click together but i never got around to it. I have my map that is not in boost at -55% to compensate.
And that seems like a good idea to you? The parts from Lowes? This seems downright dangerous. Is that o-ring or gasket or whatever that is able to deal with today's ethanol fuels? You really expect to not have fuel leaks using something like that?
I think you should take a bit of a step back and take a look at using something like that. If you bought injectors from ECS, could you not have found something that fits your motor?
Oh....and by the way...if you are going to try to sell your exhaust mani, you will have to show the world your horrid welds. Take the wrapping off so we can see how everything turned out.
I am afraid for your future with this car. I see many more issues coming your way!!
Have fun while you can before it burns down!!