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Old 08-14-2014, 01:26 PM   #1
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Easiest Catch Can to install?

I was looking to get an RX catch can but wanted to know which one was the easiest to install.
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Old 08-14-2014, 01:58 PM   #2
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i would not go with the rx catch can. i have the elite engineering catch can go with that its the best one out there, another good one is the apex catch can. over install took me 10-15 mins very easy to do
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Old 08-14-2014, 02:00 PM   #3
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None of them are harder to install then the other. With that said I'd stay clear of RX and go with Elite.
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Old 08-14-2014, 02:21 PM   #4
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I have the apex can, and it was super easy to install, and is easy to empty every week or so. Just unscrews from the bottom. It also looks stock. I've had friends look under my hood and not notice that It was aftermarket.
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Old 08-14-2014, 02:24 PM   #5
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They're all pretty equal to install, but I prefer the ease of servicing from the Elite Engineering catch cans.

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Old 08-14-2014, 03:40 PM   #6
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Yep, Elite or Apex for ease of emptying. Both empty the same way.
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:05 AM   #7
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I got Elite Engineering. I have never installed anything like this before. Took me maybe 45 minutes start to finish.
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Old 08-15-2014, 12:42 PM   #8
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I recommend Elite as well. I don't consider myself to be mechanically inclined but the installation was straightforward. There is a great video out there with step-by-step instructions that really help.
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Old 08-15-2014, 07:32 PM   #9
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can anyone answer this... I know the apex can is bigger, but can the media be removed from the elite catch can ...or in other words, can you replace the stainless steel wool in the center?
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Old 08-15-2014, 07:34 PM   #10
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can anyone answer this... I know the apex can is bigger, but can the media be removed from the elite catch can ...or in other words, can you replace the stainless steel wool in the center?
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Old 08-16-2014, 08:29 AM   #11
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I did the Elite Catch can.. I had it done by a mechanic and rather than routing the hoses around the engine cover, I put a cutout in the corner of it so everything would be under it. It took him probably 10 minutes total to install, but another 10 or so do do the cutout. It looks awesome. I just emptied it after 1500 miles and here is what would have been in my engine..
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Old 08-16-2014, 09:25 AM   #12
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I did the Elite Catch can.. I had it done by a mechanic and rather than routing the hoses around the engine cover, I put a cutout in the corner of it so everything would be under it. It took him probably 10 minutes total to install, but another 10 or so do do the cutout. It looks awesome. I just emptied it after 1500 miles and here is what would have been in my engine..
Can you post pics of the cut outs you made on the engine cover. TY
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Old 08-16-2014, 10:49 AM   #13
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The virtual one's are the easiest.
That said, I have the Apex and it was fun installing.

Rather than ask which is easiest, perhaps ask which is best.
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Old 08-16-2014, 11:01 AM   #14
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I have the Apex catch can, easy install and works very well.
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Old 08-16-2014, 11:02 AM   #15
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We have installed several Apex catch cans and are very happy with them. Just put one on a supercharged Jeep Wrangler earlier this week. Easy to install and does a great job.
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Old 08-16-2014, 11:20 AM   #16
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Ordered my elite catch can from jdp. Next day was shipped and received in 3 days total since ordered. Installed at 930 at night because I have no patience. Took 25 minutes total. I am a mechanic but it is a faorly easy task. Oh and even after a mere 150 miles I had some oil caught. Definitely worth it.
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Old 08-16-2014, 03:16 PM   #17
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I have the apex can, and it was super easy to install, and is easy to empty every week or so. Just unscrews from the bottom. It also looks stock. I've had friends look under my hood and not notice that It was aftermarket.
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Yep, Elite or Apex for ease of emptying. Both empty the same way.
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The virtual one's are the easiest.
That said, I have the Apex and it was fun installing.

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We have installed several Apex catch cans and are very happy with them. Just put one on a supercharged Jeep Wrangler earlier this week. Easy to install and does a great job.
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Old 08-16-2014, 07:18 PM   #18
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Old 08-16-2014, 08:58 PM   #19
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My Apex can. Highly recommend. I figure if you spend this much on a car, don't budget the things that you add to it. That said, price was really good on this one.

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My Apex can. Highly recommend. I figure if you spend this much on a car, don't budget the things that you add to it. That said, price was really good on this one.

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