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Hi Guys, quick question is it worth fitting a catch can to a non turbo R56 Mini One 2007 cam cover vent pipe?
 

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not really imo
 

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some does, not as much really as on the turbo cars, but on those they have direct injection, you don't, hence the 'not really', you'll succeed in keeping some oil out of the combustion but won't be a lot, and it probably isn't going to make a night and day difference to any level of performance, sure it's ok doing it if you accept it for what it is....
 

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The reason I was considering this is I did a Seafoam cleanout via the PCV tube and it ran a lot smoother afterwards, so I assumed it was down to carbon crud build up on the inlet valves. I was just thinking it would help for the future, but if you think the effects will be minimal, I won't bother getting one.
 

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might have been some build up but equally could have been in the combustion chamber, also getting a clean?
 

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Thanks for your expertise, much appreciated 🙂
 

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I have two cans on my R56. They catch an amazing amount of crud, and I think they work quite well. I would do it again.
 

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this car isn't a turbo hence the question....
 

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The one on the PCV side catches 4X as much as the one on the turbo. If you go with one, go with that one.
I have no clue,but I have read about Catch Cans and haven't decided.What is the "PVS SIDE"? and you said go for that one......Could you be a bit more specific please.Many thanks for responding.
 

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PCV side is right side, (aux belt side)
 
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