Oil Catch Can

Discussion in 'Dodge Challenger General Maintenance' started by Hopslayer, Oct 23, 2018.

  1. Hopslayer

    Hopslayer Full Access Member

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    I never heard of an oil catch can before today. Was wondering if anyone here uses one, what the benefit is, and if it’s even needed on a V6 without a CAI. Thanks.
     
  2. IntimidatorRT

    IntimidatorRT Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderator

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    had one on my 2009 SE 3.5L V6 as well on my 2009 RT. they catch the oil that passes through the PCV system and you wont have oil dumping onto the intake.
     
  3. F4Phantom2

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    I noticed a highway mpg increase after installing one. Keeping oil out of the cylinders reduces detonation. Detonation causes the knock control feature of the ECM to retard the timing, reducing fuel mileage.
     
  4. 70-426_10-SRT

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    Seriously?
    Damn computers :mf_pcwhack::angry94:

    But if I get much better gas mileage, it will be hard to call this thing a MUSCLE CAR?

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  5. F4Phantom2

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    I really llike my '10 3.5L. It has enough scoot to get me in trouble, gets 28-29 mpg on the highway, and 18-19 in pure stop and go driving. Catch can, K&N air intake, and the 87 octane hemi fever tune. (The last had no effect on MPG, just makes the trans shift a lot better and the throttle more sensitive.)
     
  6. jordo487

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    I would assume this was on your V6? Where did you get your tune? A complaint is my throttle response and would love to see that improved.

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  7. Vyper

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    26.5 Average MPG!!! WOW

    My average MPG is around 11.5
    The only time it reads more than 20MPG is when I reset it and only drive on the highway.
     
  8. 70-426_10-SRT

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    Yea, that was a 10 mile run, straight, flat, reset at 80 MPH

    But overall I can't complain, in the 1st 5 months of driving this 2010 SRT8:

    6/15/2018 8,505
    11/16/2018 17,797

    Miles 9,292
    Gas 475.768

    min MPG 15.9
    averaged MPG 19.53
    MAX MPG 22.0

    80% Highway
    10% Town
    10% Playing :)
     
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    Mine is a 2015 SRT 392 with just around 26,000
    I'm more like:

    min MPG 7.9
    avg MPG 11.5
    max MPG 23.5

    58% Town
    40% Playing
    2% Highway