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Oil Catch Can

Postby solitaire » Mon May 07, 2018 10:49 am

Hi, it's been a while.

Having trouble with excessive black gunk on the intake of my 1kz prado - internet research has said that EGR + Crankcase Vent Oil Vapor = black sludge.

I could block the egr, but i'd rather not if i don't have to, so the other option is intercept the oil vapor from the crankcase.

Had a look on trademe and theres a bunch of cheap catch cans but i'm trying to find one with filtering/baffles etc etc etc

Does anyone have and reasonably priced cans they recommend? I'm not racing (it's a prado) - so i don't need top shelf, but want something that will actually do a half decent job.

thanks
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Re: Oil Catch Can

Postby MAC_HATER » Mon May 07, 2018 12:13 pm

I ran a cheapie for a while, i found if you fill the can and even the inlet\outlets with steel wool, the stuff thats full of holes and is quite thick and abrasive, is enough to catch the oil like a good one with baffles and screens, if you want to save a little cash on a cheap one?
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Re: Oil Catch Can

Postby RS13 » Sun May 13, 2018 3:30 pm

I've heard a lot of good things about the ProVent ones for diesels.. pretty pricey though (around $400 for the whole setup).
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