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Old 01-20-2010, 11:40 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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How To: PCV Reroute LBZ

The purpose for the PCV Reroute is to keep oil & crud from entering the Turbo, Boost Tube & Intercooler.

Precautions;
PCV Reroute is not emissions approved. It’s not OEM or dealer approved.
Do Not use Heater Hose, is does not stand up to PCV, over time.
Stainless Braided Hose causes more chafing problems then its worth.
Do Not use 2” plastic test plug, they can crack & FOD out the Turbo.
Barstool feet belong on barstools not on a Duramax.

Note- If I had an extra $200 I would buy an AFE MP & TIG Weld the ports shut.

Parts List; (Qty.) Vendor
1. Oil Catch Can (1) Jegs or e-bay
2. ” Gates Push-Lock Fuel Line (10’) Jegs
3. ” Push-Lock Tee Fitting (1) Jegs
4. 90* AN -8 Push-Lock Fittings (2) Jegs
5. Str. AN -8 Push-Lock Fitting (1) Jegs
6. Str. AN -8 / ” NPT Fitting (1) Jegs
7. 2.0” Cap & Hose Clamp (optional) (1) Home Depot
8. 1.0” Cap & Hose Clamp (1)
9. S/S PCV to AN -8 fittings (2) SPI Performance http://www.spi-performance.com/diesel.htm
10. Reuse PCV Fitting O-Rings (2) NAPA

Instructions;
1. Mount Oil Catch Can to aft side of RH FWD Cab Mount.
2. Remove Turbo Resonator.
3. Install 1.0” Cap & 2.0” Cap on Turbo MP.
4. Remove Top LH Boost Tube Coupler.
5. Remove (2) 10mm bolts from valve covers that secure PCV Tube & hose clamp from Turbo MP.
6. Swap (or replace) O-Rings from old PCV fittings to new fittings.
7. Install SPI PCV Fittings in valve covers.
8. Install 90* AN-8 Fitting & Hose on LH SPI PCV Fitting. Run hose along AC Hose to RH side& secure with adel clamps or ty-wraps.
9. Install Str. AN-8 Fitting & about 8” hose to RH SPI PCV Fitting.
10. Install 90* AN-8 Fitting & hose on Oil Catch Can. Run hose along RH Fender Liner.
11. Install Tee Fitting between hoses for LH, RH & Catch Can.
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EFILive V2 Tuned by IdahoRob, FASS HD-C10-150G,
BANKS Ram Air Intake + Super Scoop, Banks Boost CAC Tube, BD Exhaust Manifold, EGR Blocker, MBRP DP, 4" Turbo-Back Exhaust w/ Aero-Turbine 4040, PCV Reroute, Transgo Jr., B&M Racing Deep Pan, Pure-Power Filter, SunCoast Deep Filter Lock,
Autometer Ultra-Lite II - EGT & Boost in overhead. NCT/Bilstein Shocks, Sulastic Shackles, Kryptonite Tie-Rods, Cognito UCA & Steering Braces, Firestone Ride-Rite Airbags, Reunel Bumper, Open Country M/T, LINE-X, TruXedo Tonneau, Pro-Tech Toolbox, Pioneer FH-P8000BT, i-pod, Focal 165KF Frt & Rear, JL Audio 300/4 Amp, Focal 27KX Subs, Audison Amp, Rattle-Trap Xtreme.

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Old 01-20-2010, 11:50 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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Yes, I know there are a dozen other PCV Reroute write ups & it can be done cheaper but most look like crap.
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2006 Chevy 2500HD LT CCSB 4X4 Duramax LBZ;
EFILive V2 Tuned by IdahoRob, FASS HD-C10-150G,
BANKS Ram Air Intake + Super Scoop, Banks Boost CAC Tube, BD Exhaust Manifold, EGR Blocker, MBRP DP, 4" Turbo-Back Exhaust w/ Aero-Turbine 4040, PCV Reroute, Transgo Jr., B&M Racing Deep Pan, Pure-Power Filter, SunCoast Deep Filter Lock,
Autometer Ultra-Lite II - EGT & Boost in overhead. NCT/Bilstein Shocks, Sulastic Shackles, Kryptonite Tie-Rods, Cognito UCA & Steering Braces, Firestone Ride-Rite Airbags, Reunel Bumper, Open Country M/T, LINE-X, TruXedo Tonneau, Pro-Tech Toolbox, Pioneer FH-P8000BT, i-pod, Focal 165KF Frt & Rear, JL Audio 300/4 Amp, Focal 27KX Subs, Audison Amp, Rattle-Trap Xtreme.

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Old 01-20-2010, 11:53 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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Tee Fitting on RH side.
Oil Catch Can mounted to RH FWD Cab Mount.
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2006 Chevy 2500HD LT CCSB 4X4 Duramax LBZ;
EFILive V2 Tuned by IdahoRob, FASS HD-C10-150G,
BANKS Ram Air Intake + Super Scoop, Banks Boost CAC Tube, BD Exhaust Manifold, EGR Blocker, MBRP DP, 4" Turbo-Back Exhaust w/ Aero-Turbine 4040, PCV Reroute, Transgo Jr., B&M Racing Deep Pan, Pure-Power Filter, SunCoast Deep Filter Lock,
Autometer Ultra-Lite II - EGT & Boost in overhead. NCT/Bilstein Shocks, Sulastic Shackles, Kryptonite Tie-Rods, Cognito UCA & Steering Braces, Firestone Ride-Rite Airbags, Reunel Bumper, Open Country M/T, LINE-X, TruXedo Tonneau, Pro-Tech Toolbox, Pioneer FH-P8000BT, i-pod, Focal 165KF Frt & Rear, JL Audio 300/4 Amp, Focal 27KX Subs, Audison Amp, Rattle-Trap Xtreme.

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Old 01-21-2010, 12:06 AM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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I like your set up. ? the first pic what fittings are those ( #9 ) on the list ? and were did you get them, SPI Performance ?.
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:12 AM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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I like your set up. ? the first pic what fittings are those ( #9 ) on the list ? and were did you get them, SPI Performance ?.
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EFILive V2 Tuned by IdahoRob, FASS HD-C10-150G,
BANKS Ram Air Intake + Super Scoop, Banks Boost CAC Tube, BD Exhaust Manifold, EGR Blocker, MBRP DP, 4" Turbo-Back Exhaust w/ Aero-Turbine 4040, PCV Reroute, Transgo Jr., B&M Racing Deep Pan, Pure-Power Filter, SunCoast Deep Filter Lock,
Autometer Ultra-Lite II - EGT & Boost in overhead. NCT/Bilstein Shocks, Sulastic Shackles, Kryptonite Tie-Rods, Cognito UCA & Steering Braces, Firestone Ride-Rite Airbags, Reunel Bumper, Open Country M/T, LINE-X, TruXedo Tonneau, Pro-Tech Toolbox, Pioneer FH-P8000BT, i-pod, Focal 165KF Frt & Rear, JL Audio 300/4 Amp, Focal 27KX Subs, Audison Amp, Rattle-Trap Xtreme.
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:19 AM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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Did not see them on the site, Under what list?
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:26 AM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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I don't know if he has them on the website yet, it's new. You have to call him.
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EFILive V2 Tuned by IdahoRob, FASS HD-C10-150G,
BANKS Ram Air Intake + Super Scoop, Banks Boost CAC Tube, BD Exhaust Manifold, EGR Blocker, MBRP DP, 4" Turbo-Back Exhaust w/ Aero-Turbine 4040, PCV Reroute, Transgo Jr., B&M Racing Deep Pan, Pure-Power Filter, SunCoast Deep Filter Lock,
Autometer Ultra-Lite II - EGT & Boost in overhead. NCT/Bilstein Shocks, Sulastic Shackles, Kryptonite Tie-Rods, Cognito UCA & Steering Braces, Firestone Ride-Rite Airbags, Reunel Bumper, Open Country M/T, LINE-X, TruXedo Tonneau, Pro-Tech Toolbox, Pioneer FH-P8000BT, i-pod, Focal 165KF Frt & Rear, JL Audio 300/4 Amp, Focal 27KX Subs, Audison Amp, Rattle-Trap Xtreme.
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...and how much did all that cost??

Think i'll keep my $5 setup. Not like its catching oil anyway. Been open for 8 months now and never seen a drop of oil come out of it .
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Cost was roughly $150 for everything. SPI Fittings were $70 including shipping. I got the Catch Can from a NASCAR Team on e-bay for $40.
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EFILive V2 Tuned by IdahoRob, FASS HD-C10-150G,
BANKS Ram Air Intake + Super Scoop, Banks Boost CAC Tube, BD Exhaust Manifold, EGR Blocker, MBRP DP, 4" Turbo-Back Exhaust w/ Aero-Turbine 4040, PCV Reroute, Transgo Jr., B&M Racing Deep Pan, Pure-Power Filter, SunCoast Deep Filter Lock,
Autometer Ultra-Lite II - EGT & Boost in overhead. NCT/Bilstein Shocks, Sulastic Shackles, Kryptonite Tie-Rods, Cognito UCA & Steering Braces, Firestone Ride-Rite Airbags, Reunel Bumper, Open Country M/T, LINE-X, TruXedo Tonneau, Pro-Tech Toolbox, Pioneer FH-P8000BT, i-pod, Focal 165KF Frt & Rear, JL Audio 300/4 Amp, Focal 27KX Subs, Audison Amp, Rattle-Trap Xtreme.
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Side benefit to the PVC reroute is that the engine stays a lot cleaner, of course after you clean it.

If you have to have a regular emission inspection, be sure that you can change back to stock, before the inspection.
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