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Old 05-30-2013, 11:03 PM   #1
snymat68
 
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Drives: '13 1LS M6, '72 VW Beetle M4 Resto.
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Catch Can Oil Amount (LFX)

So I've had my 2013 LS1 for 5500 miles, and at 5000 miles I installed an Elite Engineering catch can. As of today, it's been 500 miles with it installed so I figured I'd take a look. I found a lot more oil in it than I was expecting. Just shy of 1 TBSP (talked the wife into letting me borrow her measuring scoop). I haven't really been pushing it very hard the past 500 miles, just back and forth to work. Is this a normal amount of oil to be finding?

Also, as shown in the pictures, I noticed that the PCV fitting on the engine was not the type I've seen in various threads with the two tiny holes in the bottom and the larger, albeit still small, hole on top. No, mine is wide open the whole way through. I tested this using the drill bit (the tape was to make sure I didn't lose it, would it have slipped). Is this wide open fitting the norm for the 2013 LFX? Could this be related to (what I see as) the high quantity of "caught oil"?
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