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The hoses are correct for this can. The inlet goes into a baffled chamber, then into the main catch chamber before exiting. I would have liked it the other way, but it is the way the can is set up.

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The EC catch can is capable of having the hoses on either side. Disassemble it and swap the baffled chamber to the other side if your mounting location causes the hoses to be crossed.
What @depotdan and I have installed are not the EC can. That’s why the hoses cross over. It’s not possible with ours.

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What @depotdan and I have installed are not the EC can. That’s why the hoses cross over. It’s not possible with ours.

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Bummer...that would've driven me crazy, what with my OCD and all, lol...
 
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I bought the Ebay chinese catch can someone else pointed out. On mine there were holes tapped which made it easy to swap its "handedness", turning the inlet into the outlet and the outlet into the inlet.

The holes inside are over-sized but can take a 3/8 NPT tap well enough to install a sintered bronze filter like better units. I ran mine in and then cross-drilled it to take care of the interference, then took it out, cleaned everthing up, and put it back in with some good old threadlocker red.
 

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I bought the Ebay chinese catch can someone else pointed out. On mine there were holes tapped which made it easy to swap its "handedness", turning the inlet into the outlet and the outlet into the inlet.

The holes inside are over-sized but can take a 3/8 NPT tap well enough to install a sintered bronze filter like better units. I ran mine in and then cross-drilled it to take care of the interference, then took it out, cleaned everthing up, and put it back in with some good old threadlocker red.
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Does adding an oil catch can affect the warranty? I asking because there are some dealers that will use any excuse to avoid honoring the warranty. Will like to know or hear from anyone's experience.
 

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I would think its ok since its a passive device. But who knows what each Service Manager may make the call on. My issue, while I knew it would never be covered in the first place, was denied based on non OEM spark plugs, even though they were the exact same manufacturer and plug other than a cooler rating for performance.
 

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I would think its ok since its a passive device. But who knows what each Service Manager may make the call on. My issue, while I knew it would never be covered in the first place, was denied based on non OEM spark plugs, even though they were the exact same manufacturer and plug other than a cooler rating for performance.
I already order the EC catch can because I am also like you, is a passive device that won't affect anything. Now I am looking at the ECV1 and ECV2 for the intake and was wondering the same thing. Because I imagine that once I install either one of them I will need to either have a download a tuning or re-map the onboard com
puter to avoid malfunctions or codes popping out. Don't know yet, just waiting for a reply from the vendor, but I think I will ask the dealer first before spending the money.
 

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As someone that's is still looking..and spent a lot of time and MONEY installing mine. Your best bet is to go with the EC catch can setup. It's all there. Easy to set up and works perfectly.

Yes don't get one with a breather. You will throw a engine code.

Good luck.
What kind of filter does it have?
Easy to clean like mishimoto?
I tried calling EC but busy so waiting on email to order since out of stock.
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@Greg Looks like the EC can is currently out of stock - any idea when these might be available again?
 

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I just read through all of this and still don't understand why a catch can modification is necessary on our cars. Can someone help me understand? I thought the PCV system is supposed to handle all the vacuum and oil vapors.
 

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I just read through all of this and still don't understand why a catch can modification is necessary on our cars. Can someone help me understand? I thought the PCV system is supposed to handle all the vacuum and oil vapors.
The OEM system doesn't do a good job. Lots of oil ends up in the air intake, the compressor, and the intercooler system.
 

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Does anyone know of an amazon/ebay catch can that has proper tubing and baffling inside? I don't need a $15 can, but something less than $50 would be nice. I already did the whole "pay $250" for the AAD catch can on my 500 Abarth, with its special PCV relocation that I'm now told isn't needed.... Don't want to spend that much again for the 124.
 

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Aliexpress has them, 5/8 nozzle and your hoses should take 3/4 ID
 

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This is what I am going to end up doing for the Mishimoto catch can:

All Parts Sourced from Summit racing:

Going to replace the plastic fittings on can with Black Anodized 3/8" NPT to 5/8" barbed (Probably optionial)
Also ordered a 3/4 to 5/8 plastic hose reducer ($4)
Order 1 each 3' length of 5/8 and 3/4 hose oil resistant hose

The 5/8 will go straight from the engine to can, the 3/4 will step down before can. Also going to get some shielded worm clamps, although may just use existing clamps at the engine with so high quality tie wraps.

Have not decided if I am going to mount over the V4 using former bold for stock air intake or if I mount on fender or firewall. I don't want to drill any holes in car so I will fab a simple "S" Shaped bracket.
Hi, I am just getting around to installing a catch can. I got fed up of waiting for EC to come back into stock and so purchased a Mishimoto, btw very happy with quality. The in/ out points are M16 x 1.5 with 1/2” (13mm) barbs. I intend to step up (or down, whichever way you look at it) from these straight into the 3/4” (19mm) and 5/8” (16mm) hose. I am using fluoro-lined (so suitable for oil) silicone hose. I am concerned with the stepping-down process into the catch can, in terms of creating any restriction, I’d appreciate thoughts?
 

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It’s a simple install, but also a bit tricky (at least for me). My Mishimoto has an ‘in’ and an ‘out’ port. Put simply, looking at the engine which hose goes to the ‘in’ port, is it ‘1’ or ‘2’? Thanks in anticipation? (I believe it is ‘1’).
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Hose #2 to in port and out port to hose #1. The built-in 1.4 AOS unit is just under hose #2
 
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