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Old 06-19-2013, 01:55 PM   #76
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No leak and hissing is normal after installation of elite catch can with the 2013 model lfx. Gm changed the rear PCV BARB IT HAS LARGER I.D. allowing more flow thus this hissing sound. I can say unequivocally because I removed and compared to 2012 pcv barb.
Thanks, that puts my mind at ease. Even my son asked what all that hiss was about and could I get rid of it (he wanted to hear the CAI only).

So you mean that part that connects to the valve cover and receives the hose --and folks have been drilling out with bigger holes--is now bigger by design in the 2013? If so, that makes all the sense.
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Old 06-19-2013, 02:38 PM   #77
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Thanks, that puts my mind at ease. Even my son asked what all that hiss was about and could I get rid of it (he wanted to hear the CAI only).

So you mean that part that connects to the valve cover and receives the hose --and folks have been drilling out with bigger holes--is now bigger by design in the 2013? If so, that makes all the sense.
Yep no reason to drill out the oem in 13 lfx have larger rear barb. I can contest to that. I posted pic earlier in thread of 13 removed.
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Old 06-19-2013, 06:32 PM   #78
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On the hiss do remember that the OEM PCV hose lives entirely under the insulated engine cover. When you install the catch can you take a good length of highly flexible hose (2 feet or so) outside the insulated cover.

The OEM PCV hose also has more insulation in some sections than the hose used for the CC.
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Old 06-21-2013, 02:11 AM   #79
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Has anyone made a full on install video for this? It would help clear so much up
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Old 06-21-2013, 08:40 PM   #80
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Old 06-21-2013, 10:38 PM   #81
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Has anyone made a full on install video for this? It would help clear so much up
Sorry, no full-on install video but I have a lot of pictures in my installation thread: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=271660. Feel free to ask any questions.
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:44 PM   #82
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So on the 2013 y ou have to live with the hissing?? Was just about to order when I read this.. I don't want to deal with the hissing.
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Has anyone made a full on install video for this? It would help clear so much up
http://youtu.be/Y5Cq1M48axE
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:28 PM   #84
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So on the 2013 y ou have to live with the hissing?? Was just about to order when I read this.. I don't want to deal with the hissing.
Hissing is not heard unless you have hood up and listening for it. No matter which can you use hissing is going to be there. Cannot go wrong with elite.
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Old 09-15-2013, 01:37 PM   #85
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Hey all,

I installed my elite can today. Is the rubber hose resting on the electrical wiring anything to worry about? The rubber hose feels pretty hot after driving...
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Old 09-15-2013, 01:52 PM   #86
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I installed my elite can today. Is the rubber hose resting on the electrical wiring anything to worry about? The rubber hose feels pretty hot after driving...
Nothing to worry about.


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Old 09-15-2013, 03:21 PM   #87
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Hey all,

I installed my elite can today. Is the rubber hose resting on the electrical wiring anything to worry about? The rubber hose feels pretty hot after driving...
I cut the input hose length so it does not rest on anything.
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:56 PM   #88
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So the hissing is normal?? Noticed it today and was about to start a thread, but thought I'd do a little research first?
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:14 PM   #90
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So the hissing is normal?? Noticed it today and was about to start a thread, but thought I'd do a little research first?


Yep normal.
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:30 PM   #91
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Ok good. Thanks man..
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I was worried about the hissing but then I found this thread
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:38 PM   #93
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Sorry, no full-on install video but I have a lot of pictures in my installation thread: http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=271660. Feel free to ask any questions.
Great write up.
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