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Why you should use oil catch cans - video

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Hi guys,

Whilst doing my car prep for an upcoming event I made this short vid to show just why oil catch cans are a good idea for our s/c cars.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzOyCoag0nE
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Wow ... that seems like an abnormally large amount of oil to me as I have catch cans as well and have never had as much as a drop come out. Not sure if my catch cans aren't working but there's no oil in the intake manifold or in the intercooler. Would be interesting to see if others have that much oil coming out!

Cheers,
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Yeah - I did a tear down on my intercooler two years ago - amazed at the oil in there. I picked up some catch cans from RLS and ran for 6 months. This winter I finally cleaned them out - 4 oz. came out of one. Must do on SC cars.
 

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I also wondered if it was a large amount but i've emptied it many times over the years and always got about the same amount. I posted the video on aussieelises as well and the general view is that the amount was perfectly normal. I'm very pleased its not going any further than the cans.
 

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I also posted on AE I empty mine each oil change 5000km and get about the same amount.
 
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