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Old 02-25-2015, 10:21 PM   #101
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They wont say it because they do good business. But a lot of RX products are not good. That being said, maybe try a different catch can. Mine plus a clean side catches a ton and I have nothing in my IM when I check it every oil change.
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Old 02-26-2015, 12:38 AM   #102
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Don't get what is ment by running something on the clean side?
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Old 02-26-2015, 07:25 AM   #103
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Don't get what is ment by running something on the clean side?
You currently have a "dirty side" catch can. That can is catching the oil before it goes into the IM. "Clean side" is the drivers side PCV system where air enters the crankcase. Placing a catch can here, would be very important, especially for boosted engines.
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Oooh ok. Just did a quick google search. I see it is a little can that goes in place of the oil cap. But couldn't find any info on where the hose goes tho. Would it be to the elbow in my intake?
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Oooh ok. Just did a quick google search. I see it is a little can that goes in place of the oil cap. But couldn't find any info on where the hose goes tho. Would it be to the elbow in my intake?
Yes. The 1le style clean air oil separator kit, comes with everything you'll need. And the directions are very helpful.
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Old 02-26-2015, 05:08 PM   #106
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I see. So the thought is that a lot of it is coming through that hose rather then the catch can. I'll pop that elbow off tomorrow and see if there's any residue in there. If that elbow is dry then it has to be that crap can.
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