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engine oil catch cans for direct injection

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21 Mar 2019 18:11 #27982 by Matts Auto
engine oil catch cans for direct injection was created by Matts Auto
What's your opinion? Worth the investment? I'm getting more people asking about installing them

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22 Mar 2019 04:58 #27988 by Andy.MacFadyen
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EGR is the root cause of the GDI carbon build up issue. Diesel engines have always been direct injection and they only started sufferering carbon build up since EGR was introduced.

The oil catch tank thing is a fashion fad and only exists because they are used on track cars. On the race track dropping oil on track is a major issue so the regulations demand if the engine crankcase breathes to atmosphere it must have a catch tank.

It is a bit like strut braces that were developed for forrest rallying they don't really do anything outside serious competition but easy to fabricate and sell at a profit.

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06 May 2019 10:41 - 06 May 2019 10:42 #29335 by PDM
I agree with Andy to an extent. While running, Ford DOHC valve covers are almost completely full of oil. This results in a lot of oil in the pcv system and oil will puddle in the intake manifold. If you see something like that, a catch can is necessary.
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