PCV ventilation - Dakota Durango Forum
Engine Modifications Intake Manifolds, Heads, Camshafts, Roller Rockers & Other Engine Parts.

 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 08-12-2019, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
PBblaster83
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Posts: 10
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
 
PCV ventilation

I've been thinking about ways to increase the lifespan of my 3.9 and I'm wondering if adding PCV ventilation and an oil separator/catch can would be beneficial.
PBblaster83 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 08-12-2019, 07:36 PM
RalphP
Registered User
 
RalphP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Northwest Louisiana
Vehicle: 1988 Dodge Dakota SE
Posts: 1,351
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 145 Post(s)
 
The only reason to not use the factory PCV valve (or a Mopar replacement) would be due to excessive blow by.

But yah, if you replace the PCV valve with an aftermarket valve, add a catch can so you can strain out the oil instead of fouling the cat(s) and the intake and plugs.

Better would be to keep the oil and filter changed; use a quality oil and filter; keep the cooling system flushed; keep it tuned up.

RwP

RalphP is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Dakota Durango Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Linear Mode Linear Mode
Rate This Thread:


Forum Jump

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome