Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
sjm autoprod
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Marketplace > Sponsors Classifieds Marketplace > ZL1 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons

View our official forum sponsors list.


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-03-2013, 08:19 PM   #15
OVERPAR73
2013 CRT ZL1 convertible
 
OVERPAR73's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 ZL1 vert
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Des Moines, IA
Posts: 1,295
Chase,
i talked to you about buying just the bracket but now that I see the new catch can with the black braided hoses, this is exactly what I want. I will be placing an order, thanks.
__________________
Build Thread: 2013 ZL1 Vert Delivered (Overpar73)
OVERPAR73 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2013, 09:47 AM   #16
Apex Motorsports

 
Apex Motorsports's Avatar
 
Drives: 2000 Camaro SS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Louisville, Ky.
Posts: 25,202
Awesome! Thanks for your order.
__________________
Apex Motorsports is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2013, 12:06 PM   #17
Apex Motorsports

 
Apex Motorsports's Avatar
 
Drives: 2000 Camaro SS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Louisville, Ky.
Posts: 25,202
The results speak for themselves.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Denis View Post
Well just emptied mine. Only on the car for about a week and a half now. I'd say she works better then the RX can I used to have.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pharmaro View Post
We cruised down to Somerset, KY for the powercruise which was about a 350 mile round trip, a portion of which had some uhh, spirited street driving. The catch can was bone dry prior to the cruise. This is a photo of the catch can later that night.

__________________
Apex Motorsports is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2013, 12:23 PM   #18
The Stig
knows 2 facts about ducks
 
The Stig's Avatar
 
Drives: ...and they're both wrong
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: The HMS Invincible
Posts: 26,275
Chase - sent you an email about something I noticed on your site while I was window shopping
__________________
Click to view my build thread
The Stig is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2014, 07:12 PM   #19
Apex Motorsports

 
Apex Motorsports's Avatar
 
Drives: 2000 Camaro SS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Louisville, Ky.
Posts: 25,202
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.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nathan Moreno View Post

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.

Attachment 579789

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.

__________________
Apex Motorsports is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2014, 10:04 AM   #20
RLHMARINES
1st Civ. Div.
 
RLHMARINES's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 ZL1 Black, aka "Big SexZ"
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Savannah, Ga
Posts: 1,907
Just placed my order after speaking with Victoria.
__________________
Swift....Silent....Deadly
RLHMARINES is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2014, 08:18 PM   #21
Apex Motorsports

 
Apex Motorsports's Avatar
 
Drives: 2000 Camaro SS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Louisville, Ky.
Posts: 25,202
Thank you for your order. Be sure to let us know what you think.
__________________
Apex Motorsports is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2014, 01:30 AM   #22
RLHMARINES
1st Civ. Div.
 
RLHMARINES's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 ZL1 Black, aka "Big SexZ"
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Savannah, Ga
Posts: 1,907
Received and installed, this is one stout catch can for sure. Thanks Apex.
__________________
Swift....Silent....Deadly
RLHMARINES is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2014, 07:34 PM   #23
Shrek
 
Shrek's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Camaro ZL1
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Westerville Ohio
Posts: 351
Just ordered, can't wait
__________________
2013 Camaro ZL1 Black M6
Roto-Fab Intake, Apex Catch Can, Stainless Works 2" long tube headers with cat delete, Stainless Works 3" retro chambered catback, ATI Super Damper with 10% overdrive lower pulley, tuned by JRE. Sitting on Black MRR 228's wrapped in MT's.
Shrek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-31-2014, 09:18 PM   #24
cdjnight
 
cdjnight's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 ZL1 A6
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Posts: 264
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!


Thanks again,
Chris
__________________
cdjnight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2014, 02:13 PM   #25
RLHMARINES
1st Civ. Div.
 
RLHMARINES's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 ZL1 Black, aka "Big SexZ"
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Savannah, Ga
Posts: 1,907
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:
Attached Images
  
__________________
Swift....Silent....Deadly

Last edited by RLHMARINES; 04-04-2014 at 04:59 PM.
RLHMARINES is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2014, 04:32 PM   #26
ZL1-PA
 
ZL1-PA's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 ZL1
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: PA
Posts: 151
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.
ZL1-PA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2014, 03:26 PM   #27
Apex Motorsports

 
Apex Motorsports's Avatar
 
Drives: 2000 Camaro SS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Louisville, Ky.
Posts: 25,202
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.
__________________
Apex Motorsports is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2014, 08:46 PM   #28
elsololobo02
 
elsololobo02's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 ZL1
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: San Diego
Posts: 272
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.
elsololobo02 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Tags
air oil separator, apex motorsports, best catch can, catch can

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.