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#1 Post by Alex Goodhart » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:11 am

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Re: Catch Can update

#2 Post by John Clarke » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:36 am

Hi Alex
A very neat installation, But I wondered if its location makes access to the R/H Carb difficult. Also it does look like it doesn't belong there!
On the 912 engine we are running, we have a remote mounted alloy catch tank with breather. This is mounted on the rear tin ( Pulley end), rubber hoses connect both heads via T pieces and the oil filler can.
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Re: Catch Can update

#3 Post by C J Murray » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:46 am

Carb adjustments will not be fun.
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Re: Catch Can update

#4 Post by Craig Richter » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:06 pm

Alex,
You are quite the enthusiast, but has anyone ever mentioned to you that just because you can do it, maybe you should think it over for a few years first.
 

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Re: Catch Can update

#5 Post by Alex Goodhart » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:41 pm

I did give this some thought Craig after seeing what CJ did.
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#6 Post by Craig Richter » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:00 pm

Sorry Alex, I should have realized that today there would oil mist police.
 

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#7 Post by DonCichocki » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:49 am

Alex,
Please let us know if this solves your problem.
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Re: Catch Can update

#8 Post by Craig Richter » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:55 am

Alex,
I've never had a 2133cc motor, so I should probably shut up right here...
But, to try to make up for my rather "sassy" comment above, I can offer that, back in the day, I tried about every type and size of crankcase breather imaginable. I even had one set up with a fan trying to suck the stuff out. What a mess! I found nothing worked better for my use (7000+rpm) than an early flip-top filler can vented straight down as stock, along with the stock, vented valve covers. A larger volume can didn't really help. A late filler can worked OK too, if vented down the same way. Adding a few inches of hose to the vent tube lessened the oil mist trapped under the car. S90 valve covers with the ball-valves also worked well, but as I remember, interfere with a reinforcing wedge that was added to the later heads. All vented valve covers make a bit of a mess. Many like 912 covers for street cars because they have no vents to spew oil around, but the point here is that you want more venting.
I never used any sort of closed system because they just make a gooey mess of the right carb. Such plumbing looks funny on a 356, and was only required on later 912s.
Best of luck on your quest for better crankcase venting. I'm sure Cliff will have some more thoughts on this.
 

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Re: Catch Can update

#12 Post by C J Murray » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:03 pm

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#13 Post by Emil Wojcik » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:44 pm

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Cut it out, guys.
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#14 Post by Alex Goodhart » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:31 pm

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Re: Catch Can update

#15 Post by Emil Wojcik » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:42 pm

Read forum rules. They're not difficult to follow. Right or wrong, this doesn't belong here.

I've been following this thread because I've been interested in the original conversation. Not anymore.
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