Stock oil/air separator/catch can relocation?
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    Stock oil/air separator/catch can relocation?

    Got a question for the gurus.....
    As the stock catch can is sitting right next to the intake manifold, heating the sucker up....do you think it is feasible to relocate this item....say behind the radiator under the stock intake feed? Does the tank need to be at or above the top of the motor, or can it be slightly lower and still be functional? There is a huge spot there and all that would be needed would be a bracket mod and some new hoses.........it should keep the oil a little cooler and eliminate heatsoak......

    Possible?

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    And you have what year vehicle?
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    Post a picture of it


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    Pics...so the first one is stock location....second is where I would like to put it.....just inder the intake scoop next to the air box....it moves it down about 6 inches.....will it still be efficient?Click image for larger version. 

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    That is not an oil/air seperator. That is the turbo coolant resevoir. It has to stay at that level higher than the turbo.


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    Ah-ha!!!! Much is gracias señor!!!! Guess it'll just have to be thermo tape'd ;-)

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