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Old 12-08-2012, 02:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default No PCV valve?

I recently put my new valve cover on and it came with those blue AN fittings and I didn't know how to use my pcv valve with those AN fittings so I just removed it and I'm using my boomba check valve, car seems to be running fine but I'm not sure if it can cause any potential problems.

Here's my current catch can setup...
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Catch can to TB
drivers side valve cover to to aem intake or thinking of using a breather for the drivers side valve cover.
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If it has an AN fitting try seeing if the 03 pcv valve fits in it...

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Old 12-08-2012, 02:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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No it doesn't fit, the valve cover is threaded for the AN fitting, much different threads.
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As long as you have the check valve your fine.

I run a gutted PCV with a boomba check valve.
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Dan what's the point in gutting the PCV? Noob ass question
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Ok awesome I was told the same thing but wanted to make sure before I get my car in the dyno Tuesday. Should I connect my vc to my intake? Or just stick a breather on it?
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Quote: Originally Posted by jay05acr View Post
Dan what's the point in gutting the PCV? Noob ass question

The PCV can break and send its guts into the valve cover. Running a check valve is needed.

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Ok awesome I was told the same thing but wanted to make sure before I get my car in the dyno Tuesday. Should I connect my vc to my intake? Or just stick a breather on it?

Yes VC to intake for sure.
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Quote: Originally Posted by tunerlover3 View Post
The PCV can break and send its guts into the valve cover. Running a check valve is needed.



Yes VC to intake for sure.

Perfect thanks!
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From the way you wrote that, it sounds like you have the check valve between the catch can and valve cover. If that's the case you should move it before the catch can so it's not being pressurized under boost.
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Yeah I just read that it should be:

PCV>>>>>>CC>>>>>>CV>>>>>>TB.
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the 03 and the 04/05 is different. good luck getting the guts out an 03, i tryied... unless i didnt try hard enough...
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You need one for the car to run fine.
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Quote: Originally Posted by SRT4 R View Post
i dont use one on my car and it runs fine

Hell mine acted all retarded.


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Quote: Originally Posted by tunerlover3 View Post
The PCV can break and send its guts into the valve cover. Running a check valve is needed.



Yes VC to intake for sure.

Do not do that....Either dump the drivers side of the valve cover to atmosphere using a hose or just stick a filter on it. The oil vapors that are being released can contaminate the intake charge if it is ran straight to the intake.

I'm using a gutted PCV valve and have it dumped to atmosphere. The vaccuum nipple on my throttle body is used for something else now
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The amount of oil that comes out of the valve cover vent wouldnt be enough to ruin anything IMO. I wasnt talking about putting the vent to the intake manifold.

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