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Black Forest Industries Catch Can V2 information thread

black forest ind

Go Kart Champion


Seriously look at it. Would you just look at it!? Our Clean Catch Oil Separator functions as good as it looks and without removing the factory PCV. This gives you multiple lines of defense against carbon build up while elevating the look of your engine bay rather than detracting from it.

Our brand new Version 2 design features a perforated cylindrical baffle to maximize the amount of surface area while still allowing air to circulate freely. This allows all harmful oil vapor to collect on our cylindrical baffle, and ultimately drain into the can and not the back of your intake valves.

Our new upgraded heat resistant braided hoses give an additional layer of protection and durability as well as make for an extremely OE+ look. Their woven look, complete with white detail is as factory as it gets.






In addition to all of our new functional upgrades we have also added the ability to customize the look of your car by adding additional anodized hardware. You can now select from a large range of colors that compliment your build and give that perfect appearance.





We were the very first company to offer actual OEM hose connection, direct from the supplier who makes them for VAG. We employee a proprietary method to mount them to our hosing to ensure and exacting fit every time, with no third party or unnecessary aftermarket solutions. In this instance there was no need to reinvent the wheel, so we designed our kit around what already existed.



We have also changed the way our can mounts to our proprietary bracket, now with a bolt in fit, rather than using the can lid to mount. We feel this still efficiently and succinctly solves the task and also gives an attractive six shooter / revolver impression.



 
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jcevans0627

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Does this mean version 1 will be on sale??[emoji16][emoji1696][emoji2369] Broke and in college here. Gotta try.

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Fast-R

Passed Driver's Ed
Can you show pictures of how it's connected to the engine and/or intake manifold?

Can this be used in the winter cold months or does it need to be removed in case of any freezing?

What is the capacity of the catch can or how much fluid is in the catch can when the oil is at the top level of the dipstick?

What vehicles does this bolt up to without any modifications?

Do you sell replacement washers for the drain plug at the bottom of the catch can, or provide the size to get it elsewhere?

Also, if still using the factory PCV, is it fair to say that this catch can is "idle" and not doing anything until the PCV allows air-flow to pass through the PCV?
 
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black forest ind

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Can you show pictures of how it's connected to the engine and/or intake manifold?

https://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=115916

Can this be used in the winter cold months or does it need to be removed in case of any freezing?

It does not need to be removed. Just need to check it every so often with the dipstick.

What is the capacity of the catch can or how much fluid is in the catch can when the oil is at the top level of the dipstick?

At least 500ml.

What vehicles does this bolt up to without any modifications?

We have vehicle specific kits, so you would order the kit that is specific to your vehicle.

Also, if still using the factory PCV, is it fair to say that this catch can is "idle" and not doing anything until the PCV allows air-flow to pass through the PCV?

By installing the catch can kit, it works as soon as you turn the engine on. I'm not understanding your question.
 

Fast-R

Passed Driver's Ed
Also, if still using the factory PCV, is it fair to say that this catch can is "idle" and not doing anything until the PCV allows air-flow to pass through the PCV?

By installing the catch can kit, it works as soon as you turn the engine on. I'm not understanding your question.
Thanks for the responses!

If the PCV is still installed on the car while this catch can kit is installed, then my understanding is that the PCV only allows oily air to flow past it once a certain pressure has been achieved in order to crack the check valve of the PCV open.

If this is the case, then this catch can system only traps oil when the PCV is open and allowing oily air to enter the intake manifold. Nothing wrong with this approach, I'm just trying to understand if I have it correctly on how your product/kit works, as this is the first time I've heard of using a catch can kit in conjunction with the crappy OEM PCV set-up.....
 

black forest ind

Go Kart Champion
Thank you to those that have ordered and waited, we really appreciate you. :)

Catch cans are here and most back orders have been filled. For the next few orders there will not be that long of a wait. After that, there will be a 2-3 week lead time. :)
 
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