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Old 10-20-2009, 10:18 PM
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Re: Is there a write-up on how to make a Diy catch can?

saving money i guess!!! the first part was answered by joe via phone
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:22 PM
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Re: Is there a write-up on how to make a Diy catch can?

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saving money i guess!!! the first part was answered by joe via phone
Your thanks has been revoked! Thanks Joe!

To save money... that would cost pennies to the manufacturer.

Honestly, my uneducated opinion, it's just some over-hyped mod that a few people did, or a few people had to do because of certain other modifications and now everyone thinks they needs one. Vehicles without these go well over 100k miles when maintained and operate just fine without one.

I call fabricated reasoning! LOL
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:27 PM
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Re: Is there a write-up on how to make a Diy catch can?

i can't say i dont have enough knowledge about this
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:31 PM
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Re: Is there a write-up on how to make a Diy catch can?

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Fawk google... what exactly does a catch can do? Why doesn't it come with one from the factory?
A catch can catches oil that spits out due to blowby. It doesn't come with one from the factory due to emissions. It is normally routed back into the intake tube. This heats up the intake charge temperature and reduces the effective octane of the gas.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:33 PM
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i can't say i dont have enough knowledge about this
That's cool... I'm sure someone else will chime in soon. I also don't have any knowledge on this topic.. looking to expand my knowledge, lol.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:34 PM
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A catch can catches oil that spits out due to blowby. It doesn't come with one from the factory due to emissions. It is normally routed back into the intake tube. This heats up the intake charge temperature and reduces the effective octane of the gas.
Excellent, thanks Ryan!
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Re: Is there a write-up on how to make a Diy catch can?

thanks ryan... i dont know if i fully understand that but sounds interesting
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Re: Is there a write-up on how to make a Diy catch can?

will a catch can system work on a CRD? Anyone know?
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Re: Is there a write-up on how to make a Diy catch can?

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Dont bother with the DIY catch-can, I fab'd one up on a buddies 402 cube LSX Camaro I helped setup....there was too much pressure built up in the system and we pushed a rear main seal. DOH. Now we gotta pull the trans to fix it. Lesson learned, dont rig stuff up and get a real catch can.
This has me worried to run ANY catch can. Has a BT catch can ever caused any problems on a 5.7L? The tubing i'm running is also longer than what's required on the SRT8 so I worry that it's not large enough...
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