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Postby txwhiskey [OP] » Feb 05 2012, 4:08am

So my neighbor just put on an oil catch can on his truck. Has anyone put one on their truck yet that has hi mileage just wants to know if it is worth it and what brand they whent with.
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Re: oil catch can

Postby wheeler82 » Feb 05 2012, 5:52am

Man i don't wanna feel dumb but ive never heard of an "oil catch can"??? Im interested in what it exactlly is?
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Postby ASTE25ASTE25 is online! » Feb 05 2012, 7:14am

It is a can that catches oil blowby from the crankcase on worn engines. I prefer to make the repair rather than mask the problem.
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Postby wheeler82 » Feb 05 2012, 3:18pm

??? Oh wow! Someone would seriouslly buy something like that?..haha
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Postby starspangled6.0 » Feb 05 2012, 3:22pm

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Postby wheeler82 » Feb 05 2012, 3:34pm

This sounds like something totally different than i was thinking, sounds more performance based?? Didn't mean to react like i did just sounded like something if you had an old tired out motor with blowby you throw this on lol
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Postby EKinMN » Feb 05 2012, 3:52pm

Blowby is pretty common in some engines, like the 3.6L in my Acadia. Nothing wrong with the engine, that I know of...just bad design.

I've not heard of this in our trucks. ????
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Postby starspangled6.0 » Feb 05 2012, 7:57pm

Diablo only makes them for MOPAR vehicles (go figure :roll:). I'm really not sure why you'd buy one, unless there is a legitimate issue with blowby in those motors.
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Re: oil catch can

Postby txwhiskey [OP] » Feb 05 2012, 8:10pm

Thank you for the reply’s I will post back once he has used it for some time it was quick and easy to install
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Re: oil catch can

Postby CuppT » Feb 12 2012, 5:43am

I have one installed on my truck, i put it on around 10,000 miles and i love it. Here is a link to the one i picked up.
( http://www.revxtreme.com/ ) Not only is it a very solid product, but the customer service is great the attention to detail is amazing and they color match to a hand full of GM paint colors (5th Gen Camaro colors) for free. I have run about 2500 miles on it so far and no problems i will check it when i do my next oil change and see how much has accumulated.

Here is more info on the oil catch cans and why people install them. http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=109416
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