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  1. General E46 Forum
    Hi all, I have been researching all day about how to install an oil catch can in my e46 touring 2L 318i n42. However, all I can find is reference to the 6 cylinder engines. has anybody actually fitted a catch can in the 2L n42? If so, have you got any photos or guidance on whether it’s worth...
  2. Engine & Performance
    Lightly used ECS Tuning oil catch can (8oz version). https://www.ecstuning.com/b-ecs-parts/ecs-tuning-baffled-oil-catch-can-8oz/003779ecs05-02~a/ Picture: https://imgur.com/a/XAmnSQb I ran this setup from April through November and only had to empty the catch can a couple of times during the...
  3. General E46 Forum
    I’ve done a lot of research and am about to replace my 2002 330i’s CCV system with a catch can and I’ve been wondering: Why do I even need to use a catch can? Why can’t I just use some short hoses and connect the valve cover to the intake manifold with the PVC valve in the middle? (And cap the...
  4. General E46 Forum
    Okay, so I've been having an issue with this horrible howling/whistling noise coming from the engine for the last two months now. I've replaced the DISA seal, intake boots. I replaced the CCV system with a catch can system. NONE of this has fixed the howling. The only thing that the catch can...
  5. General E46 Forum
    Hi, im new to the forum after being a serial lurker i would like to start contributing to help others and now i really need some help myself. i have a 320CI 2001 model 130k on the clocks, full service history and a fairly smooth running car. it started to smoke a bit fairly randomly so i...
  6. Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
    Do you now have vacuum in the crankcase? I removed my CCV, plugged the oil return line and installed a air/water separator to catch the oil w/ a in-line PCV valve. Now there is vacuum in the crankcase, enough vacuum that removing the oil cap becomes difficult and makes a loud depressurizing...
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