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Hi to all. I was wondering if the oil catch tank is normal tank with one inlet and one outlet pipe and pipe for checking oil level. It is pressure tank? and what´s in it(equipment-or just an empty tank with nothink in it)? I created few variants of a tank, can someone say which one is better? thx Mike
 

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as a buffle you mean somethink that divide the inner volume of the tank? ( I have read that pan scourcer is good for catching oil vapour-do no if it´s true). thx - pics of tanks are 2 posts up . :)
 

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Its usually stainless steel scrubbers that peeps put in. Just add surface area to help pull the oil out the airflow.
 

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yea thats what i mean... and the pan scourcer idea works, a guy on another forum has done it and its fine.. im gonna be doing it when it stops raining on my days off.
 

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Heres a pic of ours after emptying the tank

 

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Can someone explain WHY oil catch tanks have 2 connections??

I remember on my old Escort we used a old 500ml Pepsi bottle and worked fine!! (HONEST)
 

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one from the crankcase and the other to vent to air (or connect back to inlet manifold)
 

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Purchased one from eBay and getting a good old washing hose tomorrow for the piping lol
 

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thanks to all, if someone will clean his catch tank, please make some pics of inside, I ´ll be very gratefull. :yup:
 

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hello to all. Am on my way to finish the catch tank, so I need a help how to install it and pipe it. I know there are few posts about this but there are diferent ways people fit it, so which one is the best? and which pipe do I need to connect to the tank. Here´s a link of my engine bay with letters on pipes to help orientation. Thanks to all :MG:. Mike

http://forums.xpowerforums.com/album.php?albumid=118&pictureid=755
 

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I'd leave "A" alone as that one only seems to drip anyway. This can be cleaned up by removing the link pipe from the airbox to the TB once a fortnight and wiping round with a cloth. Or, splice a masher style in-line strainer into it.

Dont cut where you've marked "B", cut after the elbow but before the TB. Not sure if "C" is actually anything to do with the cam breathers?
 

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when fitting mine i followed the instruction somewere on here and works a treat,shore if you search catch tank it will give yu all you need which is what i did.
 
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