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OIL CATCH CAN FITTED TO BKD ENGINE

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by tdi-man, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    just fiited oil catch can to my engine...

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  3. bosun

    bosun New Member

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    I nearly did this to my Golf then decided against it (More like couldn't get the hoses to fit).

    Looks good though.
     
  4. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    I used 19mm internal diameter pipe into a 22mm joiner and then I 19mm to 13mm reducer pipe to
    my 15mm catch can.

    19mm pipe just pushes on the crank case outlet and other 19mm pipe pushes into genuine. Pipe
     
  5. jaye2992

    jaye2992 Member

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    liking this mod! what turbo you running if you don't mind me asking?
     
  6. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    Turbo techies hybrid.

    Will put more pics up tomorrow of pipe connection
     
  7. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    using 19mm internal pipe at the moment but may get some 16mm internal dia so can remove joins.

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    Mikemc Scooby Slayer
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    Where did you get then can from mate?
     
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    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    Nearly as nice as mine lol ;-) ahha

    nah good work mate
     
  11. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    thanks not happy with it at the mo so work in progress...

    does the job.....

    thanks
     
  12. TDI140

    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    I want to make some sort of bracket for mine i dont like using crappy cable ties although they hold it well
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  13. Tomwebb

    Tomwebb A3 2.0 tdi s line 170

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    Can someone explain the advantages of having this, I'm hopefully going hybrid soon and this seems like a cheap mod?
     
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    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    It cost me about £160 ish as i had full silicone hoses made in red

    its stops oil going i to the intake which ends up in the turbo inlet which is bad
    also stops the oil from there then reaching intercooler hoses and trust me it works ive had mine for about 8 months ive empties a full load and its about 1/5th the way full
     
  15. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    didnt want to go down the line of getting hoses made so bought the below.


    oil catch can - £23.00
    tie wraps - £2.00
    silconhose joiners -£10.00
    silcon hose reducers - 10.00
    silcon hoses - £10.00
     
  16. Tomwebb

    Tomwebb A3 2.0 tdi s line 170

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    Why doesn't it come as standard?
     
  17. danb986

    danb986 In awe of VCDS
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    Because the standard system is designed to be maintenance free, whereas this method will require you to monitor it and empty it when full. The average motorist isn't going to want to do this, or even know how to.

    I'm sort of tempted, but the new common rail engine hasn't used a single drop of oil. Unlike my old BKD A3 which needed topping up regularly.
     
  18. bigal23

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    has anyone installed the provent 200?
     
  19. TDI140

    TDI140 Well-Known Member

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    Because most people here dont really have a clue what it does so if they dont know i doubt they will empty it so not worth the hassle by audi also
     

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