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Old 02-13-2018, 11:36 PM
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I've been looking and reading other threads about the home made oil catch can for a 02 max. The photos are on photo bucket, and i cannot view them. Does anyone happen to have pictures of where to run the hosing for the catch can? or a detailed explanation lo. Thanks
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Old 02-14-2018, 11:56 AM
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What are you confused on? The inlet to the catch can will be from the PCV valve on the back of the intake, and the outlet will connect to the intake manifold where the original hose was. A lot of people put the catch can by the passenger side motor mount and then run the hosing to where it needs to be. You can probably tuck it to make it a cleaner look.
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Sorry to bump an old thread, but I am not finding any good catch can install pics for a 5.5 gen. Please share your clean installs
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Dont have a pic unfortunately. But as subwayvq said, your basically putting it in-line of your PCV hose. Extremely straight forward, I used one of the husky brand air compressor oil filters that home depot sells for $20. The bottom had a crappy plastic drain valve which in theory seemed cool but wasnt very airtight, so i hit it with a propane torch and melted it closed permanently. Make sure that the hose on your front valve cover that leads to the intake is still there, because that air is metered. If you leave it open youre just giving yourself a massive intake leak.

That being said, screw the catch can, just delete PCV entirely and call it a day lol.
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I run breathers only on the maxima
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Originally Posted by Child_uv_KoRn View Post
I run breathers only on the maxima
Just be careful with those... they can clog.

I run both valve covers to a vented catch can. The PCV valve is drilled out. My car is boosted tho.
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In case others want to see an install. It fit nicely behind the passenger headlight. Used an existing threaded hole (vertical) located next to the overflow tank to bolt in an L-shaped bracket. Loosely zip tied the 3/8" fuel hoses to the AC hard line. Just a cheap addw1 clone that works well. Cleaned inside of IM before install. Bottom of can is coated in oil after just 300 miles and return line is oil free.

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nice ! thanks for posting,
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