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Old 05-24-2010, 08:38 PM   #1
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catch can help

if this is in the wrong esction can a mod move it

ok with me remving the oil seprator/pcv valve and now have the jay racing block off plate...i do not have a turbo installed yet its all motor...can i just put a plug in the plate or should i still run it to a catch can???

...also im not the one instaling the catch can and the mechanic at my shop was asking were it connects to on the intake manifold...can come one post a pic of what port i connect the tube to the intake mani

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Old 05-24-2010, 08:44 PM   #2
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Noooo, do not plug it!!! The PCV is the breather for you crankcase. Run a catch can with a line coming off of it to the ground. One thing about the Jay Racing plate...it lets gobs of oil by, with boost at least.
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Old 05-24-2010, 08:53 PM   #3
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so dont connect it to the intake manifold at all....and when you mean just run it to the ground im gonna assume just let a hose hang from the can open to the ground??? i guess ill be putting alot of oil in this car lol....i have version 2 of the jay racing plate
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Yes, an open line, dangling from the car. It's how I run mine right now, N/A, no probs.

Do you have a picture of the JR baffle?
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Yea I have version two but its still pretty bad. And yea dont run a line to the intake but make sure you plug the original pcv hose that connects to the back of the intake.
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Old 05-24-2010, 10:04 PM   #6
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ok i will let the mechaincs no tomorrow.....how much oil did you guys go through??? did you ever empty the can if i got full or will it justs dump it all to the ground???
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when I autocross my can fills in one run. Thats at least 6oz in 60 seconds on an NA motor. Makes for some embarrassing puddles in grid, from the oil dripping off my subframe.

daily driving, or going fast in straight lines, I have no problems. the can stays mostly empty except for the nasty condensate.

Moral of the story: if you only go fast in straight lines, youll be fine. But dont put it to your intake either way.

PS I have version 2 and here is a pic (with DIY cork gasket)

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Yeah, that baffle is fail. If CFM would get their act together, they will have a much nicer block off plate.
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ya i agree i want the cfm one but like you said they gotta get there act together
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One thing I do that seems to help a lot with the JRplate is use the largest hose I can and run it up over the top raid hose this makes the oil go up hill a good bit and a lot of it runs back into the engine vs having to go up hill , the larger hose allows more room for the air to get by the oil why its trying to drain back

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