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post #1 of 17 Old 02-09-2013, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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easy CCV mod question

Im getting some mixed signals on the CCV mod. Do you or dont you or not reeley, need to have a catch tank of some sort for the CCV mod? Thanks

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You in NO WAY need a catch can to successfully run a CCV mod. I have never seen a drip from mine in 20k miles and in temps as high as 110F with 215F oil temp.

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Thank you sir! I was gettin all worked gettin ready to buy a little tank.
So just leave the hose open or run a small filter set up?

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Yea I just leave the hose open but if you want, you can run a little filter. There is no need for the filter though.

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Thank you, as usual it looks like I was about to over think things

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Just make sure the entire run of hose is downhill. Or supposedly oil will accumulate and make a plug causing oil to find your weakest seal. I have mine run in front of the fuel tank, there is a spot you can wedge the end in and hold it, been like that for 16k and no trouble.

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Re: easy CCV mod question

If anything buy one of those aluminum water bottles from the dollar store and modify that for a catch can. I believe a 3/4 npt fitting will screw into the top...

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I have not seen where a catch can was EVER needed with the CCV mod in my truck. I run mine straight down and I have yet to see a drop from it hit the ground.

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I ran clear tygon tubing on mine just so i could see if any oil was accumulating.Had one low spot that did accumulate oil after fixing it did push the oil out but havn't seen any since
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mine just runs down the truck and vents to atmosphere. never had a drop.

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