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Old 05-07-2016, 05:18 PM   #1
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Default Proper PCV/ Valve Cover Vent setup

I know this subject has a million different threads, but I was getting different answers from each one.
Engine: 1.6, 8.5:1 pistons, Greddy 15g only 8000 miles on the rebuild.
Current setup is the valve cover breather has a filter on it, and I'm running the stock PCV. I've read that even the gtx pcv leaks past 10 psi, so what should I do for the best crankcase ventilation?
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Read the million threads? Why would this one end any fukin differently than the rest?
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I've read through probably 2 dozen threads.
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So why is making this one going to be any better?
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Because I thought I could get some first hand help on the forum and not be confronted for asking a question.
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A question that has been asked 2 dozen times?
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The answer is, Do a 1.8 swap and then buy my valve cover and my EVAC setup..
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This is the latest one that a lot of us are following.
https://www.miataturbo.net/engine-pe...tch-can-85740/

Dont mind Aidan, the guy's a ******* chode.
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Yeah, catch can does seem to be the best route here. No chance of shredding a valve and then shredding my valves. Would a bad PCV cause my idle vacuum to be low? Right now I'm getting 13-15 inhg at idle, and I've read stock is 19-21 inhg. What could cause the low vacuum? It runs and boosts just fine.
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Ignore Sean, it's his time of the month.
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Ignore Sean, it's his time of the month.
It is. I'm more polite, in an attempt to hide it.
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Just do what these guys told me..

use two catch cans. one for the intake side and one for exhaust side.

using a check valve, pcv valve, or both, place a non-vented catch can betweent the intake manifold and pass. side valve cover.

Place a vented catch can between the driver side valve cover and intake tubing.
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