Are you concerned about dirty EGR fumes clogging up your inlet manifold?
Ever wondered how you can avoid oily, sooty EGR fumes from clogging your engine?
It’s not as sexy as a new turbo. You’d be forgiven for even overlooking a catch can when modifying your vehicle.
We have seen an increase in problems with the Exhaust Gar Re-circulation (EGR) systems in common rail vehicles. In some cases, we have had to replace the entire head at a cost of over $4,000 to the owner, because clumps of soot have built up in the intake manifold, broken off and gone through the engine.
Other EGR related issues include decreased performance and increased fuel consumption.
Minimise soot and carbon build up in your manifold
As underrated as the catch can is, it’s a dead simple solution to a cleaner engine.
The oil catch can does as it sounds: catches oil to prevents it from re-entering your engine’s intake tract. For only a couple of hundred bucks, you’ll reap the benefits of a clean intake tract:
- Longer lasting engine
- Better performance
- Better mileage
- Cleaner engine internals
- Less maintenance costs
- Peace of mind
How do I empty my Catch can?
Step 1 - Firstly, remove the dip stick from the catch can and check the oil level by inspecting the end of the dip stick. Once there is roughly 20-30mm on the end of the dip stick, it is time to clean out your catch can.
Step 2 - Removing the bowl/base of the catch can is a very easy job, and can be done by hand. The catch can bowl / base can be easily removed by rotating the bowl / base anti-clockwise for undoing and clockwise for tightening. (Righty tighty, lefty loosey!)
Step 3 - Once the bowl/base is removed, carefully empty the contents into a waste oil container, and either wipe out or use a degreaser to clean, ensure the catch can is dry before refitting bowl/base.
Step 4 - Finally, after cleaning, replace the bowl/base by screwing it back on rotating it clockwise to do up, be careful not to over tighten!. Firm is fine..
HPD Catch Can Kits: easy DIY install or fitted in house
HPD catch can kits have been built in Australia at the High Performance Diesel factory to the highest standards. The kits are incredibly easy for a DIY install. It comes complete with a custom engineered bracket to bolt right into your engine bay in 30 minutes or less. If you're not handy on the tools, stress less!, we can fit the catch can kit for you in no time at all!. See how easy it is to install a HPD catch can!.
Hey Tim. The work you did on my 79 series is great. The increase in power and torque is fantastic. Seamless and smooth delivery across a nice wide band from 1,000 RPM in fifth with no holes or flat spots. You've made a new car heaps better to drive. Thanks. - Peter Rowley
Catch Can Kits available
Shop online for a complete list of catch can kits for vehicles such as:
- Ford Everest/Ranger/Mazda BT50 2.2L, 2.5L, 3.0L & 3.2L
- Ford Territory SZ 2013 to Current 2.7L
- Holden Colorado 2.8L, 3.0L
- Holden Rodeo RA
- Hyundai Iload VAn 2.5Ltr
- Isuzu Dmax/MUX 2008-2016
- Isuzu Dmax/MUX 2016+ DPF model
- Landrover Defender 2007-2016 2.2Ltr &2.4Ltr Puma
- Mitsubishi Pajero 2004 - current
- Mitsubishi Triton/Challenger 2.4Ltr, 2.5Ltr, 3.2Ltr
- Nissan Navara 2.5Ltr, 3.0Ltr, 3.0Ltr V6
- Nissan Patrol ZD30, TD42
- Toyota Hilux / Fortuner 2.8L
- Landcruiser 80 series 1HDFT, 1HDT, 1HZ
- Landcruiser 100 series 1HDFTE, 1HZ
- Landcruiser 200 series
- Landcruiser 70 series 1HZ, 1VD, 1HDFTE
- Toyota Prado 120 series
- Toyota Prado 150 series 1KD & 1GD
- Toyota Hilux 1KZ-TE, 5L, 5LE
- Toyota Hilux KUN26
- Toyota Hiace KUN26
- Volkswagen Amarok 2.0Ltr and V6
What to expect
- Friendly professional staff for advice and support
- Quality workmanship
- Strong post-service support
- Minimum 12 months or 20,000km warranty