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Show us your catch cans!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by VAG-Slag, Jun 15, 2014.

  1. VAG-Slag

    VAG-Slag Well-Known Member

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    Not completely happy with how much catch can currently is, just looks a bit untidy... Going to reposition/reroute it but just wanted some inspiration from you guys before I make any decisions, would preferably like to see different vent to air set ups.

    Thanks :thumbsup:
     
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  3. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Not exactly off the shelf but you get the idea :)
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    VAG-Slag Well-Known Member

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    had to be the two most overkill catch cans didn't it!? ha ha! . . Looking good though lads, Andrew that is in absolute monster!

    Not sure I'm looking for anything quite that extreme to be honest, would rather not have to relocate my battery anyway! . . Still, both have given me something to think about. Thanks! :thumbsup:

    Anyone else wanna show me theirs? (stop it!). . . And please don't be shy even if Andrew and tuffty have made you feel inadequate!
     
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    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    A tad over kill mine is but I made it so it only cost me time and the cost of the metal.
     
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    LOL, i bet you werent expecting these two hey?? LOL
     
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    Ebay special does the job and cost me £25 all in
     
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    I suppose I was literally asking for it! lol

    Matt, like your set up there... Is that a 90 degree off the cam cover onto the T-piece? Hard to see form here
     
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    I did use a t-piece but i felt no need for it so i used the black metal pcv piping that was already there.
     
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    I did have to modify the catch can slightly because it had no baffles inside
     
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    Mine has 15mm fittings and i used 19mm hose, i dont see and problem with them at all.
     
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    wait for it.............







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    Like that but smaller apparently... ;P

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    [​IMG]
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    Think you saw mine on another post but i used the original black 90 off of the oil cooler and ran a pipe to a t peice one straight to the cam cover and the other to the can
    The outlet of the can goes to the hockey puck but I'm thinking of blocking the hockey puck hole and sticking a vent filter on the can
     
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    Here's mine...little bit different again. I've now got the pipe and will be running the outlet from the can down and to the rear of the car as I find that the little filter leaks a bit of oil, which the cheap can perhaps is to blame for, and the oil dripping on the ending eBay and components is something that isn't ideal.

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    What does a catch can do?

    What does it catch???

    Bolly
     
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    It catches oil vapour from the top of the head.
     
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    Sound's like the beginning of some sort of riddle/tongue twister... "what can a catch can catch if a catch can can't catch a can!?"

    Sorry, I'll stop being silly now... But as shan00ble says: oil vapour from the head. . . . And crack case
     
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    Yes Josh mate, I did indeed see yours in another post... That's whats got me thinking mine needs a tidy up!

    I like what you've done but I'm wanting to vent to air. I have a similar design catch can as the inlet/outlet are so close together it's tricky to get a breather on without it ending up looking like Gmac's. Sorry, no offence dude but that's exactly the kind of thing I'm trying to get away from! 10/10 for ghetto modding tekkers tho :o.k:
     
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