Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
River City Camaro Customs
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 03-03-2013, 08:20 PM   #1
kcox2010
synergy2011
 
kcox2010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 synergy green 1ss/rs
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: tonawanda ny
Posts: 1,916
Send a message via AIM to kcox2010
Catch can??

What catch can is better elite or rx ??? Look for black black one
__________________

2011 synergy green ss/rs,rally stripes, cai with air ram scoop, hawks brake pads, solo mach x exhaust with jpipes, slp gill inserts,stainless power headers high flow cats, zl1 grille, vmax tb, chrome wheels, powder coated calipers, stainless brake lines, elite catch can,dyno tune 424/418tq,oracle black ghosted side marker, mailslot graphic, rpi design interior trim pieces, front and rear footwell lighting,afterburn sequential tailights, custom lighting engine bay
kcox2010 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2013, 08:34 PM   #2
rberns


 
rberns's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Posts: 2,515
They are about equal. Elite is a little bit easier remove the collected waste though.
__________________
2011 Camaro 2SS/RS, GFX, Subs, RX CC, ARH 1 7/8, Cold Air Inductions.
rberns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2013, 08:41 PM   #3
kcox2010
synergy2011
 
kcox2010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 synergy green 1ss/rs
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: tonawanda ny
Posts: 1,916
Send a message via AIM to kcox2010
Ok how often average do u drain them?
__________________

2011 synergy green ss/rs,rally stripes, cai with air ram scoop, hawks brake pads, solo mach x exhaust with jpipes, slp gill inserts,stainless power headers high flow cats, zl1 grille, vmax tb, chrome wheels, powder coated calipers, stainless brake lines, elite catch can,dyno tune 424/418tq,oracle black ghosted side marker, mailslot graphic, rpi design interior trim pieces, front and rear footwell lighting,afterburn sequential tailights, custom lighting engine bay
kcox2010 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2013, 08:42 PM   #4
LSX Camaro
Master ASE, GM, LSX Tech.
 
LSX Camaro's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Huntington Beach, CA.
Posts: 359
Elite makes a great product. They offer several mounting options and in Black.
LSX Camaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2013, 08:42 PM   #5
HeritageLS
 
HeritageLS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 1LS Camaro (Victory Red)
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Long Island
Posts: 172
Both are good products. I have rx and have no problems with it.

Main difference that i see:
Rx has a drain tube on the bottom of the unit. Twist a valve open and it drains.

Elite's unit screws off and you pour it out like a cup.


Drain every oil change
HeritageLS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2013, 10:09 PM   #6
injector
 
injector's Avatar
 
Drives: LS3
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Street
Posts: 103
I have the RX and i like it.. They are offering a monster cach can now if you planning to blow your engine later.
injector is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2013, 01:23 AM   #7
SPCBA
Blake
 
SPCBA's Avatar
 
Drives: pleather and Chiclets
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: a VA line somwhere
Posts: 3,665
i have rx in a matte black finish i think they also have a gloss black as well...easy install and works great. drains as easy as it can get...a tube that sticks down with a valve that is easy to turn on and off....dont see how it can get much easier.
__________________
SPCBA is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2013, 01:33 AM   #8
Orange Pulp Fiction
 
Orange Pulp Fiction's Avatar
 
Drives: IOM 2010 Camaro 2ss
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Vegas
Posts: 34
not to highjack, but.....
is a catch can necessary for a supercharged motor?
ive been told it makes sense to only use them on NA cars
Orange Pulp Fiction is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2013, 04:52 AM   #9
MrGs SS
 
MrGs SS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Black SS/RS
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Florida
Posts: 126
Quote:
Originally Posted by injector View Post
I have the RX and i like it.. They are offering a monster cach can now if you planning to blow your engine later.
Monster catch can indeed.....
__________________
2013 2SS Black~ L99

Performance Mods-CAI intake, APEX washer bottle relocate and scoop, Ported TB. SLP 160 degree stat, Norris Catch-can, Pfadt Tri-Y headers, BMR F/R sway bars and Arms, Corsa cat back exhaust.
Appearance Mods-Blackout kit (markers, tail lights), black tail light bezels, black chrome trunk lettering, LSR billet engine dress-up kit, sub box. Billet tensioner pulley and thermostat housing (Billetcustom), Heritage grille.

Tuned by Matt @ Florida Speed and Power
379/388 Mustang dyno
MrGs SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2013, 05:22 AM   #10
Apex Chase

 
Apex Chase's Avatar
 
Drives: 2000 Camaro SS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Louisville, Ky.
Posts: 22,153
RX and Elite are both great products that do their job very well. You can't make a wrong decision.
__________________
Apex Chase is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2013, 05:31 AM   #11
Scott@Bjorn3D


 
Scott@Bjorn3D's Avatar
 
Drives: Kami, 2013 2SS LS3 Luvin
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Eufaula, Alabama
Posts: 5,899
Send a message via MSN to Scott@Bjorn3D
Both are great cans and I had RX on my L99 and Elite on my LS3. Elite easier to empty.
__________________
2013 2SS, GM Strut Tower Brace, CAI Intake Black, VMAX TB, Elite Catch Can, Hotchkis Chassis Brace, Hurst Shifter, 3.91 1LE Complete Rear End, NPP, 1LE Track Pack,Factory Reproductions Style 41 ZL1 Fitment Wheels 10" on all 4 corners
Scott@Bjorn3D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2013, 09:23 AM   #12
SC2150
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro RS, RX supercharged
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bradenton, FL
Posts: 6,084
Here is a link to read and see pictures on most cans and there function.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...=265217&page=4
SC2150 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-2013, 02:09 PM   #13
JDP Tyler

 
JDP Tyler's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS/RS
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: SLC, UT
Posts: 5,693
As others have said, both do their job, but many prefer the Elite Engineering CC due to ease of emptying. Let me know if you have any questions,

Best regards,

Tyler
888-308-6007
__________________
JDP Tyler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2013, 06:07 PM   #14
SC2150
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro RS, RX supercharged
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bradenton, FL
Posts: 6,084
Here is a good link to see how bad this issue is with ALL di engines, not just GM:
http://www.google.com/search?q=intak...w=2021&bih=875
SC2150 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-07-2013, 08:51 PM   #15
HeritageLS
 
HeritageLS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 1LS Camaro (Victory Red)
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Long Island
Posts: 172
Name:  uploadfromtaptalk1362711053570.jpg
Views: 361
Size:  67.9 KB

That is what youll be preventing. After 3500 miles
HeritageLS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2013, 10:57 AM   #16
SC2150
Account Suspended
 
Drives: 2012 Camaro RS, RX supercharged
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bradenton, FL
Posts: 6,084
And that picture says it all.

NOT what you want entering the intake air charge.

SC2150 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 03:18 PM   #17
kcox2010
synergy2011
 
kcox2010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 synergy green 1ss/rs
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: tonawanda ny
Posts: 1,916
Send a message via AIM to kcox2010
Elite catch can problem

I have a problem install the l bracket to the catch can the side port is online with bracket ????
Attached Images
 
__________________

2011 synergy green ss/rs,rally stripes, cai with air ram scoop, hawks brake pads, solo mach x exhaust with jpipes, slp gill inserts,stainless power headers high flow cats, zl1 grille, vmax tb, chrome wheels, powder coated calipers, stainless brake lines, elite catch can,dyno tune 424/418tq,oracle black ghosted side marker, mailslot graphic, rpi design interior trim pieces, front and rear footwell lighting,afterburn sequential tailights, custom lighting engine bay
kcox2010 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 03:21 PM   #18
kcox2010
synergy2011
 
kcox2010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 synergy green 1ss/rs
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: tonawanda ny
Posts: 1,916
Send a message via AIM to kcox2010
I thought too port face towards the hose not side and I can't change or tight the fittings
Attached Images
 
__________________

2011 synergy green ss/rs,rally stripes, cai with air ram scoop, hawks brake pads, solo mach x exhaust with jpipes, slp gill inserts,stainless power headers high flow cats, zl1 grille, vmax tb, chrome wheels, powder coated calipers, stainless brake lines, elite catch can,dyno tune 424/418tq,oracle black ghosted side marker, mailslot graphic, rpi design interior trim pieces, front and rear footwell lighting,afterburn sequential tailights, custom lighting engine bay
kcox2010 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 03:45 PM   #19
bwk1971
 
bwk1971's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Camaro 2SS/RS Supercharged
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Southern Maryland
Posts: 388
Angle the side port up slightly so the hose goes over the bracket.
bwk1971 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 03:48 PM   #20
bwk1971
 
bwk1971's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Camaro 2SS/RS Supercharged
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Southern Maryland
Posts: 388
Just installed mine today. It was pretty easy. Name:  image.jpg
Views: 261
Size:  148.1 KB
bwk1971 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 03:51 PM   #21
bwk1971
 
bwk1971's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Camaro 2SS/RS Supercharged
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Southern Maryland
Posts: 388
With hoses and engine cover Name:  image.jpg
Views: 267
Size:  130.5 KBinstalled.
bwk1971 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 05:03 PM   #22
kcox2010
synergy2011
 
kcox2010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 synergy green 1ss/rs
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: tonawanda ny
Posts: 1,916
Send a message via AIM to kcox2010
Put the top one is face sideways when it tight
__________________

2011 synergy green ss/rs,rally stripes, cai with air ram scoop, hawks brake pads, solo mach x exhaust with jpipes, slp gill inserts,stainless power headers high flow cats, zl1 grille, vmax tb, chrome wheels, powder coated calipers, stainless brake lines, elite catch can,dyno tune 424/418tq,oracle black ghosted side marker, mailslot graphic, rpi design interior trim pieces, front and rear footwell lighting,afterburn sequential tailights, custom lighting engine bay
kcox2010 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 05:26 PM   #23
bwk1971
 
bwk1971's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Camaro 2SS/RS Supercharged
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Southern Maryland
Posts: 388
Mine was tight too, but to turn it to the angle that you need, use a monkey wrench or pliers.
bwk1971 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 05:53 PM   #24
Unreal

 
Drives: 2006 Z06
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Posts: 1,739
RX. I had an elite and was pushing some oil out the rear main. Now with the RX monster no more oil leaks.
__________________
Nick
2006 Corvette Z06 -1047rwhp
Unreal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-10-2013, 07:57 PM   #25
kcox2010
synergy2011
 
kcox2010's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 synergy green 1ss/rs
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: tonawanda ny
Posts: 1,916
Send a message via AIM to kcox2010
Anyways to adjust the fitting
__________________

2011 synergy green ss/rs,rally stripes, cai with air ram scoop, hawks brake pads, solo mach x exhaust with jpipes, slp gill inserts,stainless power headers high flow cats, zl1 grille, vmax tb, chrome wheels, powder coated calipers, stainless brake lines, elite catch can,dyno tune 424/418tq,oracle black ghosted side marker, mailslot graphic, rpi design interior trim pieces, front and rear footwell lighting,afterburn sequential tailights, custom lighting engine bay
kcox2010 is online now   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


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:20 PM.


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