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Old 02-01-2014, 08:50 AM   #85
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How long between emptying ? Looks like a lot of condensation mixture.
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Old 02-08-2014, 07:19 PM   #86
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I drilled 2x 3/8th holes in the intake tube and JB welded 2 8-an weld-on fittings in place. Getting away from the multiple T-connections, looked too ghetto.

Second picture is of the intake manifold from last night. I am hoping this oil got in there from when I had the clean side running straight to the intake tube and the dirty side couldn't vent because of the single exit check valve.
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Old 02-17-2014, 09:12 PM   #87
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A short update, PCV system is running great. My dirty side has been catching oil but my clean side the can is dry, but the media in the separator part is wet, so I think its slowly accumulating oil. I've only been able to drive it 3 days, cold weather sucks.
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Old 03-06-2014, 12:58 PM   #88
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Now I feel like I can join the conversation. I did plenty of research and discussions with my brother on the topic. I'm trying to figure out what the worry would be (negatives) on the setup I drew up (I think it was mentioned that it works but what else is trying to be fixed)?

The separator should work all year without issue even in colder climates (like NY right now...) as long as you properly allow your engine to warm up every time you drive the vehicle.

Is the problem that the separator cannot effectively catch enough oil under boost on the clean side when it runs in reverse of the normal flow under regular vacuum? And the check valve on the catch can will make sure the flow doesn't go in reverse out of the intake manifold.

Please rip this apart. I'm trying to figure out the fault here or if I missed something in a previous post

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That is the base idea, get the vacuum in the intake manifold when not in boost. One thing I would look at is some kind of relief for the catch can under boost. The crankcase pressure will build up in the catch can and may damage your check valve (did on mine). Also, if no relief is there you could seep oil out of the valve cover.

I'm typing from my phone so if I missed anything I will answer tonight.
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That is the base idea, get the vacuum in the intake manifold when not in boost. One thing I would look at is some kind of relief for the catch can under boost. The crankcase pressure will build up in the catch can and may damage your check valve (did on mine). Also, if no relief is there you could seep oil out of the valve cover.

I'm typing from my phone so if I missed anything I will answer tonight.

Yeah definitely not good. Is there that much pressure with this system? I've been trying to research something similar to a blowoff valve to put somewhere to relieve excess pressure buildup to avoid the problem you just mentioned. The MM solutions can with pressure relief valve(if it works) seems like the easiest solution. If not, then placing a pressure relief valve after the catch can on the dirty side so its free of oil. But I'm wondering if the catch can would get backed up with the high pressure going into it or if it would allow enough flow to effectively release the pressure

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There is a lot of pressure at WOT when you add a supercharger or turbo. If you use a dual exit port catch can you can have the supercharger inlet provide a vacuum source when you are in boost, relieving the pressure from the crankcase.

I have the dual exit port, so I don't know how the MM cans are in person.
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Go with the Mighty Mouse, the boost proof can has a great vent. any positive pressure and it vents freely, allowing no fresh air in. Several other members have now tried it, all love the can so far.... maybe they will chime in.
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I have the Mighty Mouse also connected up similar to the oem system which was recommended by MM. So far it's been catching really well and has cut down on the water.
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That's awesome to hear. Has anyone tested to see if it vents enough of the pressure out of the system to render it safe for the engine?

Now the next question is what to use for a plug on stock clean side inlet if I use a separator? I found a site that sells different plugs deigned for it. Offhand does anyone know the size of the clean side hole? Unless one of our vendors has these, I'm looking at something like this: http://www.tdperformance.com/Valve-Cover-Caps-and-Plugs

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http://www.jegs.com/p/JEGS-Performance-Products/JEGS-Valve-Cover-Grommets/1244456/10002/-1

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if it vents enough for a full blown V8 producing over 1000 hp, it will surely be enough for our V6...
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if it vents enough for a full blown V8 producing over 1000 hp, it will surely be enough for our V6...

Point well taken. But anyone can claim anything (not saying he's full of...excrement). My curiosity was if there were any specific measurements taken to prove its effectiveness. I'm sure it works, but how well does it work
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Call him, he will be happy to discuss, very knowledgeable..

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So my ongoing issue is rough idle. I wasn't sure if it was the tune. I planned on going to get it dyno tuned at a local shop. But I didn't think it would be that so I took a look for vacuum leaks

The catch can with the breather is relieving pressure constantly while the car is on. Idle and at higher RPMs. I'm thinking it may be the culprit since a constant flow out of the pcv system should constitute as a vacuum leak. I contacted mm solutions to find out If I seated the check disk for the breather incorrectly bc I was under the impression it would only relieve positive pressure when the supercharger spools at higher RPMs.

Anyone else have any input or critiques to my logic so far? Thanks
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