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Old 04-15-2016, 06:56 PM
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Yes. I have read through both crankcase breather threads, deezums catch can thread.. and I'm still confused. I have also talked with three different vendors and each one said something almost completely different.

I do mostly street driving, naturally asperated currently, but I will soon have a c30-94 rotrex, and be doing lots of track days.

I want a trouble free setup that wont dump oil out of the passenger side breather, and will be perfectly functioning at all times.

I am purchasing a catch can from Track Dog Racing... here's a link TDR Oil Catch Can Kit

Should I be getting two catch cans, one for either side of the valve cover? How should they be routed?

Should I remove my valve cover and make modifications? What mods?

Should I purchase a check valve and put it in addition or instead of the PCV valve?

Some combination of the above?
I am dumb, and inexperienced. I just don't know what direction to go in with managing the oil blowby, when there are so many different ways to go.

Thank you for your input.
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I don't know why you're doing this when you don't even know if you'll need it.
Why not do a track day and see if you're going to actually need one? It's not like you'll be able to push the car so hard your 1st time out that you'll dump a quart of oil into your intake tract.

I dunno
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^well, good point, but since I do burn about a quart of oil every 4000 miles, I'm guessing adding 13psi wont help that. And I'm bored, so I might as well get some planning out of the way.
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Get 2 HD racing catch cans.
Get 1 check valve.
Drill out valve cover according to that one thread about drilling out the valve cover.
Profit???
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I actually have 2 brand new ones right here if you want em
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Oh and you have to mod the HD racing catch can to make it work.
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I actually have 2 brand new ones right here if you want em
yeah, send em my way, have I given you my shipping address?
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They are probably cheaper to buy at home depot lol.
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Originally Posted by thumpetto007 View Post
yeah, send em my way, have I given you my shipping address?
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They are probably cheaper to buy at home depot lol.
if they have em in stock
these two I got were the last 2 in all the HD's in my city
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Lol i'm so dumb. HD racing is Home Depot lol. So I'd follow the deezums guide for modding them?
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HDR is the premium racing brand of track champions

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Two of these with breathers. One from the driver side VC. One from the block. Passenger side of the VC plugged.
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^^Don't do that on a street car. You want clean air flow under vacuum.
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