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I found 1" heater hose hard to come by locally, and expensive, so I bought a 1" to 7/8" reducer because 7/8" heater hose is everywhere, and cheap.
I used the original rubber elbow, fitted a reducer to it, and ran 7/8" heater hose all the way down to the rear fender well(and ran a 'high side' loop over and around master cylinder - see pic), and ran a $5 CCV filter on the end.
The CCV filter is available at autozone, made by luber-finer, but I don't remember the P/N off the top of my head. It is a 1" nipple, so I ran another reducer back up to 1" and used 1" clear reinforced water hose for the last foot. (see pic)
The clear hose is nice for inspection purposes - as you may be able to see in the pic there's a little oil settled in there that I'll drain at every oil change.
My setup took about 2.5 hours including all the shopping around for pieces and parts(everything can be found at autozone, except reducers and 1"water hose - ACE hardware). It's nothing fancy, but then again, it's just a truck!
I did notice the oil smell, but only for the first 500 miles or so after a fresh oil change. I haven't noticed it in the past 2,000 miles. The key is to not over service the engine with oil.
Last edited by Bodywerks0660; 03-15-2014 at 10:40 PM.