Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
TireRack
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Engine | Drivetrain | Powertrain Technical Discussions > Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons

Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons Bolt-Ons | Intakes | Exhaust

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-01-2011, 01:55 PM   #1
thebigassbear
 
thebigassbear's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 camaro 2SS manual
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Palm Springs,CA
Posts: 40
Installed Breather but not catch can

Hey so i bought the Rx catch can with the breather but i was a little confused on the install for a little while so I just ran my car with the breather on without the catch can for a couple days.

so right now my car is as follows
2011 2SS LS3
Breather installed
Vararam installed
PCV and Vararam fresh air line plugged for breather

is this causing more build up in my crankcase because my intake is sucking up used vapor because it is unable to try and expend the vapor through the PCV hose back to the intake?
thebigassbear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2011, 03:36 PM   #2
SC2150
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro RS, RX supercharged
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bradenton, FL
Posts: 6,081
You need the catchcan more than the breather. Only takes 10-15 minutes to install. If you need help let me know. The clean-side of the PCV system only accounts for 5-10% of the oil ingestion on average and the dirty side is where the vast majority comes from. Some motors don't even have much clean-side ingestion at all.


Also, did you make sure to eliminate the fresh air tube from the pass side valve cover to the intake air tube? That is critical when installing a breather so you don't have fuel trim issues from the un-metered air.
SC2150 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2011, 09:04 PM   #3
thebigassbear
 
thebigassbear's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 camaro 2SS manual
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Palm Springs,CA
Posts: 40
yes i did plug them what size pcv tubing do i need for the catch can like 5/8's? and does it have to be a certain type of hose? i went to pep boys and looked at lowes and they didnt have tubing that would fit the ports
thebigassbear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-2011, 04:40 PM   #4
SC2150
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro RS, RX supercharged
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bradenton, FL
Posts: 6,081
Use 3/8" emmissions grade or transmission cooling line as the stiff sidewalls are needed so they don't restrict/collapse under vacuum.
SC2150 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RX Catch Can and Breather Installed larryt1026 Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 11 05-09-2011 10:33 AM
RX Catch Can Installed CamaroDreams07 Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 55 03-23-2011 06:54 PM
Billet Prototypes Catch Can Installed Strokedhog Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 7 09-09-2010 03:03 PM
DC catch can & CAI installed LS3*LLY Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 1 08-18-2010 07:41 AM
Installed Roto-fab intake and Elite Engineering catch can Ctsmrb1 Camaro V8 LS3 / L99 Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 4 08-16-2010 07:07 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.