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Old 10-11-2013, 01:23 PM   #18
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Old 03-18-2014, 08:12 PM   #19
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For those of you following Project G5R, the Moreno's have chosen to go with the Apex Motorsports Catch Can. As with everything else in their build, the install was customized. Check out the latest update below.

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Got it, sorry for the delayed reply..... crazy busy weekend.

Quick update: We worked on where to mount the PS, overflow, and catch can today. All this stuff takes a tremendous amount of thinking time as there is no such thing as bolt on. Seth took on the task of mounting the Apex catch can and did a great job. BTW, I have to say the Apex can is Top Shelf! The quality (fit and finish) are bar none. Since our radiator is mounted via the crash support bar, we welded in the holes where you mount the catch can, so instead, we mounted the can straight to the engine block.


You can see in this picture how the bracket was meant to bolt onto the catch can.

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In order to mount it to the block Seth had to modify the bracket. He started by making a template.



Next came cutting off the mounting tab.



He then trimmed the tab to make it more of a spacer. Kinda hard to grasp the reasoning unless you had a can in front of you to see why he did this.



To extend the lower portion of the bracket, he used a piece of aluminum from an angle iron we had laying around.





There's a few steps missing because he forgot to take pictures, LOL. This is a proto-type as the final product will be welded on, metal finished, and powder coated in anthracite.

In the meantime, here are a few preliminary pictures.





BTW, we know the hoses are not mounted correctly.

For anybody who would want to mount the can in this location, it would be very simple. We just used the same bolt that holds your AC bracket. Obviously, you would want to relocate your negative battery cable to the drivers side and the EVAC under the fuse box. I think we should come out with a kit as we get so many PM's asking the same questions.
Here is a shot once the engine was back in the car.

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Old 03-25-2014, 11:04 AM   #20
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:18 PM   #21
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Thank you for your order. Be sure to let us know what you think.
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Old 03-30-2014, 02:30 AM   #22
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Received and installed, this is one stout catch can for sure. Thanks Apex.
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Old 03-30-2014, 08:34 PM   #23
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Old 03-31-2014, 10:18 PM   #24
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Ordered a ported throttle body and used my core charge to get a catch can, all of the above was top notch. Tell Victoria thanx for the email updates too!


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Old 04-04-2014, 03:13 PM   #25
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After less than 1 week and this is what today's result are after a few times of spirited driving during the past week since the install. :eye bulge:
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Old 04-04-2014, 05:32 PM   #26
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Installed mine today.
High quality product, and hoses.
Clamps are cheap however (basic standard clamps).
I am a bit concerned about all that weight hung from the bracket installed with on bolt - what if you hit something hard while driving...

Otherwise all good.
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Old 04-05-2014, 04:26 PM   #27
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Thank you for your order and the feedback. I am not sure what else we could use for clamps. If you have an ideas I am definitely open to looking into it. There is no need to be concerned about the bracket. It has had a full stress analysis performed on it and is designed to carry the load of the catch can and plus a lot more.
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Old 05-05-2014, 09:46 PM   #28
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I emptied my Apex can at 1K miles a couple of days ago. 2.25 Ounces of oil were drained. So, if I drive the car for 100K miles this can would catch an equivalent of 7.03 Quarts of oil that would have normally been ingested back into the engine without the can assuming all catch rates remain the same. Crazy if you think about it. Really happy with this product.
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Old 05-06-2014, 01:59 AM   #29
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yep....def gotta order one of these next week. Almost at 5k miles. Makes me sick thinking of the grime/harm its already taken :-/
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Old 07-09-2014, 02:08 PM   #31
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Old 08-02-2014, 09:32 AM   #32
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No hype. No smack talk. Just results. Camaro5 member LuckyZL-1 showed off the contents of his Apex Motorsports catch can after 2100 miles.

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Old 09-01-2014, 12:41 PM   #33
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