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Old 09-18-2013, 06:10 PM   #1
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New catch can from Apex Motorsports

I was lucky enough to have my ZL1 as a test car for Apex Motorsports new catch can. The final product looks outstanding and is a high quality (solid) product. The best part for me is that the bottom half unscrews from the top half and I can just empty the can from there. I have only put about 100 miles on the car since the install (did it in a parking lot in about 30 minutes), but I will report back once I put more miles on the car.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:09 PM   #2
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price? p/n?
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:26 PM   #3
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Send APEX Chase a PM. Part number is APX9001.
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Nice and stealthy. I like it.
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I was lucky enough to have my ZL1 as a test car for Apex Motorsports new catch can. The final product looks outstanding and is a high quality (solid) product. The best part for me is that the bottom half unscrews from the top half and I can just empty the can from there. I have only put about 100 miles on the car since the install (did it in a parking lot in about 30 minutes), but I will report back once I put more miles on the car.
Now that catch can looks good! Like the lower half removal idea! What is that extension bracket made of, and how does it attach to radiator area? Any problems there?
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Now that catch can looks good! Like the lower half removal idea! What is that extension bracket made of, and how does it attach to radiator area? Any problems there?
No problems attaching it or with clearance and it just uses the stock screw that holds the radiator on. The bracket was machined to fit down inside the radiator bracket so it sits flush with it. The bracket is metal, but Chase would be able to tell you exactly what type of metal. It is light weight I know.
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Got any pics where it is mounted to the radiator?
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:19 AM   #8
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Got any pics where it is mounted to the radiator?
I'll take come close ups when I get home and post them.
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:53 PM   #10
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Here is a close up pic of the bracket mounted to the car as requested. Size may be big due to me using my phone for the pic and this post.
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Looks good. Mine is also on order. I opted to get the braided lines so it should be shipping by Wednesday. Can't wait!
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What is the can is full past the point where the two halves connect? Will you not get oil everywhere?
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:10 PM   #13
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You can easily detach the can from the bracket and take the entire can out if is a concern.
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Thanks for the thread and your help in getting the catch can ready to hit the streets Jeremy.

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Nice and stealthy. I like it.
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Now that catch can looks good! Like the lower half removal idea!
Thanks guys!

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Looks good. Mine is also on order. I opted to get the braided lines so it should be shipping by Wednesday. Can't wait!
We appreciate your orders and look forward to reading your feedback.

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What is the can is full past the point where the two halves connect? Will you not get oil everywhere?
If it ever gets that full you have either neglected it for a looong time or your engine has serious issues. Like Jeremy mentioned, if you are concerned you can remove the can from the bracket with two screws and two hose clamps and it is out of the car in about 30 seconds.
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this oddly looks identical to the elite catch can with a slightly different bracket.

When do we get the details of the inner workings?
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Can the interior of the can be disassembled for cleaning? Also is there a baffle mesh inside the can? Curious on the internals? Is it possible to have a straight connector rather than the right angle which is on the side of the can? This way to have both top and side hose connectors facing towards the firewall. I have been on the fence between getting the elite, moroso and mishimoto baffled can, But this looks more factory to me than anything else I have seen and I like the looks! Thanks
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this oddly looks identical to the elite catch can with a slightly different bracket.

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It is a billet aluminum can with a screw off bottom like the Elite but that is where the similarities end. Below is a side-by-side exterior comparison. Next week we will post detailed information about how the can functions and it's features.
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Can the interior of the can be disassembled for cleaning? Also is there a baffle mesh inside the can? Curious on the internals? Is it possible to have a straight connector rather than the right angle which is on the side of the can? This way to have both top and side hose connectors facing towards the firewall. I have been on the fence between getting the elite, moroso and mishimoto baffled can, But this looks more factory to me than anything else I have seen and I like the looks! Thanks
Yes, it can be completely disassembled. It does have a filtration chamber with stainless steel media and multiple internal baffles. The can has three outlet ports so it can be configured however you need it, single outlet or dual, and using whichever outlet ports work best for your set up. Jeremy could reconfigure his to use one of the side ports so that the 90 degree fitting would be facing the firewall. Hex head screw in caps are included so that you can cap off the unused ports.

I guess you managed to get some details out of me.
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That looks very nice, I could live with that. So tempting to finally order a catch can. Braided lines as an option?
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Is there an F.I specific can? Looking to replace my cans from that "other" company.
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Is it possible to have a straight connector rather than the right angle which is on the side of the can? This way to have both top and side hose connectors facing towards the firewall.

I will be switching the side hose around this weekend to see if I like it any better facing towards the firewall.
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Thank you 2011Black2SS and Apex Chase. I sent an email through apex motor sports a few minutes ago for price info.
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Is there an F.I specific can? Looking to replace my cans from that "other" company.
One of the unique features of our catch can is that it has three outlet ports so it can be configured however you need it. All hardware needed for a single outlet install is included and you will have the option to add an extra outlet fitting for FI applications that require it. Hex head plugs are also includes to cap off any outlets not in use.

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Thank you 2011Black2SS and Apex Chase. I sent an email through apex motor sports a few minutes ago for price info.
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It is a billet aluminum can with a screw off bottom like the Elite but that is where the similarities end. Below is a side-by-side exterior comparison. Next week we will post detailed information about how the can functions and it's features.
Thanks, Look forward to the detailed information
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Old 09-20-2013, 01:09 PM   #25
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Is there an F.I specific can? Looking to replace my cans from that "other" company.
I assume your can has had vacuum leaks out of the check valve fittings on top of the can? I had non stop vacuum leaks and no amount of Teflon tape would hold a vacuum. I even added O-rings to the valves before screwing them back in, but they still were leaking, but were much better. I ended up sealing them a urethane adhesive which has worked.

But I like the design of this can apex have presented. Might have to switch after my wallet recuperates.
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