CATCH CAN KIT, MQB - APR Intake Kit Required to Fit

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CATCH CAN KIT, MQB - APR Intake Kit Required to Fit
CATCH CAN KIT, MQB - APR Intake Kit Required to Fit
CATCH CAN KIT, MQB - APR Intake Kit Required to Fit
CATCH CAN KIT, MQB - APR Intake Kit Required to Fit
CATCH CAN KIT, MQB - APR Intake Kit Required to Fit
CATCH CAN KIT, MQB - APR Intake Kit Required to Fit
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Product Overview

APR is pleased to present the ultimate Oil Catch Can system for MQB platform 1.8T/2.0T engines.

The APR Oil Catch Can System is designed to prevent excessive crankcase oil vapors from entering the intake system while the engine is under boost. In doing so, the system helps reduce oil pooling in the intercooler hoses, carbon buildup on intake valves, and the decrease in octane caused by oil vapors.

Quick Facts:

  • Drains in seconds
    No need for tools, removal/disassembly to drain the can.
  • Four-stage baffling system
    Excellent oil droplet capturing properties.
  • Compact, two-piece billet design
    Easy disassembly for recommended annual cleaning.
  • Abrasion resistant Buna-N lines
    Resists oil degradation, kinks and abrasion with an OEM appearance.
  • OEM Norma fittings
    Makes install and removal simple with an OEM appearance.
  • Discrete hose routing
    Hoses are routed out of sight for an attractive install.
  • EA888 MQB Compatible
    Fits all 1.8T/2.0T EA888 Gen 3 MQB vehicles equipped with APR’s Carbon Fiber Intake System.
  • Catches oil
    Oil pools in the can, not in the intercooler piping.
  • Reduces carbon buildup
    Fewer oil vapors entering the intake tract helps reduces carbon buildup on the back of intake valves.
  • Increase performance
    Helps to reduce airflow restrictions and octane robbing oil vapors.

System Overview:

During an engine's combustion process extreme cylinder pressure is created. Some of this pressure ultimately becomes “blow by” gasses when it escapes the seal of the piston rings. As a result, crankcase pressure is generated and to prevent damage this pressure must be vented. Thanks to boost pressure, turbocharged engines produce more cylinder pressure than naturally aspirated engines. In turn, the requirement to effectively manage crankcase pressure is increased. More so, an increase in horsepower over stock comes through an increase in cylinder pressure, exacerbating the issue even further.

The factory system alleviates the pressure through a positive crankcase ventilation system, or PCV. Under light engine load, the PCV uses vacuum to help draw the gasses out of the crankcase and utilizes a cyclonic separator to draw the oil out of the gas. During heavy engine load, when boost pressure is present, that portion of the PCV is blocked off via a check valve and the gasses are sent directly to the inlet of the turbocharger. During this stage, little separation occurs and significant oil vapor is allowed to enter the intake tract which can cause the following:

  • Reduction in performance caused by a decrease in octane from oil vapors mixing with air/fuel mixture.
  • Reduction in performance caused by a decrease in airflow from excessive carbon buildup on intake valves.
  • Pooling of oil in the turbo, intercooler, intake tract hoses and manifold.

NOTE: Despite the popularity of deleting it, APR's Oil Catch Can retains the factory PCV. Pulling vacuum on the crankcase is ideal as it helps ensure that all necessary gases escape. However, the factory unit incorporates a check valve that sees boost pressure. If that valve fails a boost leak would occur, decreasing engine performance until the valve was replaced. To date, APR has not seen a PCV check valve failure on any Gen 3 TSI engine. With the factory valve in place, it is also possible that some oil enters the intake tract through the cylinder head. However, most goes the way of the catch can and is subsequently captured. Though APR has had positive results retaining the factory PCV, the desire to replace it is understood and APR will be releasing a factory PCV delete that connects flawlessly to our catch can.

The APR Oil Catch Can System:

APR’s Oil Catch Can system installs between the PCV’s outlet and the inlet to the intake system and is designed to catch unseparated oil vapor. The supplied bracket and scratch resistant gasket allow the system to be installed on the required APR Carbon Fiber Intake System. This enables compatibility with all applicable MQB platform 1.8T/2.0T engines. The supplied hoses then connect and route out of site, for a clean and attractive install.

Unlike many catch can designs on the market, the APR system utilizes a track-proven four-staged baffling system. The baffles cause oil to pool at the bottom of the can, rather than the intercooler hoses. APR’s brutal track testing has proven the system works as designed, catching oil in the can and leaving the return hose clean to the touch!

Removing the oil is a cinch! No tools or can removal/disassembly are required thanks to a quick drain valve and hose conveniently located at the bottom of the can. Furthermore, servicing the can is simple, thanks to the billet two piece design.

The APR Oil Catch Can is a must have for customers interested in maintaining peak performance and keeping their intake tract and valves cleaner for the life of their vehicle.

Requirements: The APR Oil Catch Can system requires an APR Carbon Fiber Intake System for install.

Application Guide
Audi A3 / S3 - (MK3 / Typ 8V) 1.8 TFSI & 2.0 TFSI MS100100 Locate an APR Importer
Volkswagen Golf / GTI / R - (MK7 / A7 / Typ 5G) 1.8 TSI & 2.0 TSI MS100100 Locate an APR Importer

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