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Old 06-06-2013, 08:34 AM   #1
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Just now installing a catch can, what shoud I do?

So my car has just over 13000 miles on it and I am finally putting on a catch can, since I have been "neglecting" my car for the last 2 years are there any steps that I, as a DIY with minimal difficulty, can do?

Should I run some seafoam through the gasoline or something else to clean the engine without having to take the entire engine apart? Just wondering, thanks in advance.
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Old 06-06-2013, 08:52 AM   #2
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Honestly you should be fine. I installed mine at 13K miles. I looked at the valves a month ago when I had the intake manifold off. I saw a little gunk on them but nothing like it would have been if I had not installed a catch can. I now have 50K on my Camaro.

Anything you put in the gas tank will not touch the oil build up inside the manifold or valves.
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:07 AM   #3
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At 13K you shouldn't be too bad off unless you have been racing. A Seafoam treatment wouldn't hurt but I wouldn't stress too much about it.
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Old 06-06-2013, 10:20 AM   #4
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I am at 20,200 right now. I think it is time I get one installed.
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Old 06-06-2013, 10:45 AM   #5
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No racing, infact, and don't laugh, I just got the car up above 90 mph for the first time last weekend when passing a semi that was peppering me with sand, so I am guessing I should be good.
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:19 AM   #6
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Heh... so my car is bit over 30k... is it even worth it to put catch can???

Idk if that matters but my car has never seen anything less than vpower.
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:23 AM   #7
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Heh... so my car is bit over 30k... is it even worth it to put catch can???
Yep, it is never too late to prevent future damage.
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Heh... so my car is bit over 30k... is it even worth it to put catch can???

YES, I collect approx. 1 oz per 1000 miles. I have traveled enough now to have stopperd a whole quart of oil from going back down thru my intake and on my valves.
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:58 AM   #9
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It's never too late! Please let me know if you have any questions.

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Old 06-06-2013, 01:32 PM   #10
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Did mine at 32k but i treated my gas fairly frequently with the injection cleaner etc. Not alot of gunk only a little.
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Old 06-06-2013, 01:52 PM   #11
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UPS says it will be here tomorrow, ordered from you guys, so I will be in contact if I need anything, thanks.

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Old 06-06-2013, 01:53 PM   #12
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UPS says it will be here tomorrow, ordered from you guys, so I will be in contact if I need anything, thanks.
Sweet! Thanks for the order! I appreciate your business and support!

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Old 06-06-2013, 01:58 PM   #13
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I just put mine on this week at 40k
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Old 06-08-2013, 02:22 PM   #14
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Installed my Isolator this morning....lots of oil in there, cleaned it up as best I could, catch can won't be here till monday I guess
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Old 06-08-2013, 04:05 PM   #15
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I'm about to do the isolator as well, can you post some pictures of what you found? I'd like to compare it to mine since I've been running a catch can since almost the beginning.
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