Oil Catch Can Bracket

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  1. EchoToPrius

    EchoToPrius Junior Member

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    The bracket for the Ruien 0046 that NutzAboutBolts lists in their video is no longer being made.

    Does anyone have an alternative?


     
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    Plastic zip ties, speaking from experience.
     
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    Really depends on the can, where you're mounting, what you have, imagination.
     
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    i just made my own from about 3/16 thick old nylon kitchen cutting board (strong but flexible and easy to cut or drill or sand) 1.. but flexible cutting board at walmart or goodwill 2.. make cardboard template 3.. make big hole with hole saw
    and make can catch can fit tight so you can just pull it up to check it 4.. screw it into same spot using open hole on fender & u.r. done
     
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    The Ruien 0046 mounting it right behind the drivers side headlight just like in the video.
    Anything I can buy at Home Depot and modify?
     
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    Fits right behind the driver-side headlight.
     
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    LDR Industries 516F385 5' Bag Fuel Line, 3/8"

    5 feet of 3/8 fueld line does not seem like it will be enough.

    If I am mounting behind the driver's side front headlight how many feet of 3/8 fuel line do I need?
     
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    5' MIGHT be enough. Run something you've already got on hand through the same route. Fuel line can usually be purchased by the foot through automotive retailer. Get 6'?
     
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    You can use any of the online 3d printing service upload the files and get quotes. Just make sure you use heat resistant filament and they are usually more expensive. Last print cost me I think around 20$. Also make use you increase infill to make it more sturdy.
    And if you can edit the file make it little bit bigger or just sand the opening after.
     
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    I got a quote online, way too expensive.
    Attached photos that I got on here look like the easiest and best cost solution. 141978_IMG_20180314_190605910.jpg 141977_IMG_20180314_190446745.jpg
     
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    Prices went up but last order I used https://www.makexyz.com/ PETG its 18.90$
    but you should increase infill 50% or more and mayby lower height then its gonna be like 21-22$
     
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    Decided to switch up the mount location to the photo attached so I am below the PCV
     

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    You're planning to access mostly from below? That's my scenario, have mine mounted to a bracket that's atop the front/lower cross beam. I drain them when doing oil change, with engine under panel removed.
     
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    If you are located in colder climate you need to empty the catch can quite often during winter times.
     
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