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Old 11-05-2014, 02:35 PM   #1
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Catch Can Question

If I'm only going to put 6500 miles a year on my car do I still need a Catch Can? Thanks
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Old 11-05-2014, 02:36 PM   #2
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you don't ever need one, but they are great at keeping your engine cleaner
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Old 11-05-2014, 02:47 PM   #3
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you don't ever need one, but they are great at keeping your engine cleaner
True.

Like, if you are only going to be driving 6500 miles a year, do you need insurance? no, but it's highly recommended. The goal is to help prolong the life of your engine, with all options out there.
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Old 11-05-2014, 02:53 PM   #4
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True.

Like, if you are only going to be driving 6500 miles a year, do you need insurance? no, but it's highly recommended. The goal is to help prolong the life of your engine, with all options out there.

Exactly
all it does is catch small amounts of atomized oil that would be burned off by the engine...
I believe that this is also better for the environment, instead of being burned and dispersed into the atmosphere, the contents of my catch can are dumped onto my neighbors lawn.
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Old 11-05-2014, 03:47 PM   #5
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I just emptied out mine right now. Half full of crap. Was really light this time because of the cold weather condensation i think.
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Old 11-05-2014, 03:49 PM   #6
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I just emptied out mine right now. Half full of crap. Was really light this time because of the cold weather condensation i think.
Yes, the condensation causes it to look creamy.
I was freaking out last year when the same thing happened to me, because creamy oil can be the sign of a blown head gasket
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Old 11-05-2014, 04:46 PM   #7
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Exactly
...the contents of my catch can are dumped onto my neighbors lawn.

it's a relatively cheap mod and can't hurt as long as installed properly and emptied regularly.

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This is what my catch can caught in 5860 miles, you make the call...
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Yes, the condensation causes it to look creamy.
I was freaking out last year when the same thing happened to me, because creamy oil can be the sign of a blown head gasket
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This is what my catch can caught in 5860 miles, you make the call...
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all it does is catch small amounts of atomized oil that would be burned off by the engine...
That is the theory anyways. Problem with it is that is not what happens to a lot of it.











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Old 11-06-2014, 10:52 AM   #12
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Wow, I have to get one installed. Thanks for informed information guys!!
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That is the theory anyways. Problem with it is that is not what happens to a lot of it.











One of those pictures looks familiar to me for some reason...
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One of those pictures looks familiar to me for some reason...
Oh, you have a lot of good pictures.
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