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    I am so clueless I didn't previously know about these, but it seems like it could be a good feature for high blowback motors (S2K?).



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    I see the benefit for purity of air/fuel mixture, but I never understood how people could say they add power.

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    add power? nope. more about preventing the spy-hunter smokescreen on the s2k

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    I think it's more preventing loss of power by minimizing the oil added to your air/ fuel mix.

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    My understanding is that oil in the intake can reduce your fuel's effective octane rating.

    Catch cans also seem like a good idea for DI engines that don't get any fuel sprayed on the valves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loose Caboose View Post
    I am so clueless I didn't previously know about these, but it seems like it could be a good feature for high blowback motors (S2K?).



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    On the cheap, I've had success in the past using a plumbed vessel and filling it with copper Brillow pads. The droplets condense on the pads' surfaces readily.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Force McCocken View Post
    On the cheap, I've had success in the past using a plumbed vessel and filling it with copper Brillow pads. The droplets condense on the pads' surfaces readily.
    You still had to drain it periodically, right?

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    I must have a magic F20c, running 25psi for the last 4 years, never seen a drop of oil come through my catch can. The trick must be boost, and lots of it.
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    Of course.
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