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Old 11-06-2010, 12:23 AM   #61
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I'm not aware of anyone running an oil level gauge in their catch can or in their car.

Why do you not like the stock oil separator? It's very effective. If you have a turbo manifold that will clear it, then it's best to keep it. You just reroute the lines to a catch can instead of going back into the intake manifold. A lot of people get the PCV block just to clean things up but it's not always necessary. The C-F-M PCV block is about $50. You would then need a 1/2" NPT-to-1/2" barb fitting to screw into it. Then either rubber hose or steel braided line to wherever you wanted. Probably $80 total.
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:00 AM   #62
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The catch can needs drained every so often, depends on how much blow-by you get in the head and block. Do not remix the oil back into the engine, its going to be a by-product of oil and gas.

Thats why you see some catch cans have a clear tube on the outside of them, its to moniter how much oil is in them.
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Yep you are correct bmyles and Inis!

Thanks for clearing things up while i was away haha
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I'd like it in white.
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I will be getting the remaining oil fittings tomorrow because that is also when I get my oil pan back from the powdercoater. Calipers should also be done soon and assembled this week.

Pending all parts back and assembled by this Friday, I can have a huge install day sat or Sunday and get almost everything done including reassembly of the complete brake system, bleeding brakes, coolant and power steering.

Do you all suggest to mock up everything first before bolting in the intercooler in case it doesn't sit dead center?

I am looking into doing something like this for it:

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I need some help here:

I had a bung welded to my oil pan and it happens to be a god damn metric M20x1.5 threading. There are no AN fittings or adapters to fit this.

I found some things online where I can get an adapter from male M20x1.5 --> 1/2 NPT threading. I was then going to convert that to an AN size.

Question:
1) what size AN should I have the drain line be?
2) anyone know a site I can get a M20x1.5 to 1/2 NPT threading? AutoMeter makes M20x1.5 to 1/4 NPT adapters but I think that is way too small for a drain tube.

Normally I would have just cut the bung off and had a properly sized one welded on but I just had the oil pan powdercoated and it cost $85 I'd rather leave it and just get an adapter.
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