Oil Catch Can

Again, I wanted to install the oil catch can because of potential for oil puddling in the intake manifold and oil blow-by effects like fouled spark plugs, combustion chambers and intake valves. I bought my catch can from an eBay vendor (Zero Tek Motorsports) for $37. Much cheaper than paying $80-$100+ for a Cusco or Greddy catch can. Of course, you could always make your own, as explained in T&A’s how-to, but I thought $37 was a cheap price for a ready-made one. Plus, Zero Tek’s kit is very complete including bracket’s, hose, clamps, adapters, etc. Now, on to the pics…

Oil catch can purchased on eBay for $37.

Layout of oil catch can system.
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Route one length of 9mm hose from the PCV valve to the inlet nipple of the catch can. DC header still looks like new after one year.
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Attach the supplied 15mm-to-9mm adapter to the nipple on the intake manifold and then attach another length of 9mm hose from the adapter to the outlet nipple of the catch can.
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Find a suitable place for mounting the oil catch can. I decided to mount the catch can to the radiator shroud using the supplied bracket and fasteners.
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Finished install with engine cover in place.
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UPDATE: After these pics were taken, I had to replace the blue plastic hose because they become soft when the engine warms up and then partially collapse from engine vacuum. I replaced it with 11/32″ and 19/32″ crankcase ventilation hose from the auto parts store…
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