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Just made a bracket, that mounts were the left rear engine lifting hook eye goes. I'm trying to install a vibrant oil catch can. With out engine in truck. Not sure if it will clear firewall etc.. Hood Automotive tire Motor vehicle Automotive lighting Bumper
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Bump. Someone must have 3rd gen that can take a look to see if it will clear. I like to start making the oil line's. From valve cover to oil catch can
 

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Found this picture. The torque converter oil cooler looks like it sit's lower. I have deleted the Torque Converter Oil Cooler. Looks like my oil catch can, sit's a little more forward than the torque converter oil cooler. My oil catch can, bracket I made, mount's too the rear engine lifting hook.
 

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what kind of valve cover do you have?
looks like wc style?
Its a Modified Factory Valve Cover. That's been hydro dipped in carbon fiber. I see you have a 2005 dodge. Can you look at your truck and tell me if the oil catch can will clear. Thanks.
 
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Got Smoke, I'll be back home tonite and can take some measurements.

My manual trans 2004.5 still has the OEM fuel filter cannister but I too deleted that rear engine hook many years ago.
Hopefully it will be a valid comparison.
 

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Got Smoke, I'll be back home tonite and can take some measurements.

My manual trans 2004.5 still has the OEM fuel filter cannister but I too deleted that rear engine hook many years ago.
Hopefully it will be a valid comparison.
Thanks that would be great.
 
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So this is not so easy to compare.
That area is buried under the cowl when the engine is in the truck.

It looks like you changed things around? I would leave the engine hook off but it looks like you also removed the rear bracket that protects the #6 injector line.
I would leave that bracket installed as it protects the #6 injector line from damage in case of a front end collision.

It looks like there is lots of room in that area. There is a large harness that runs to the back of the cylinder head and then to the transmission connectors but that is easy to move around.
There is tons of room to the firewall and below that area to the starter far below.

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So this is not so easy to compare.
That area is buried under the cowl when the engine is in the truck.

It looks like you changed things around? I would leave the engine hook off but it looks like you also removed the rear bracket that protects the #6 injector line.
I would leave that bracket installed as it protects the #6 injector line from damage in case of a front end collision.

It looks like there is lots of room in that area. There is a large harness that runs to the back of the cylinder head and then to the transmission connectors but that is easy to move around.
There is tons of room to the firewall and below that area to the starter far below.

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Picture # 2 the number 6 fuel line hold down clamp. I measure from there and I'm 5-1/2" to outer edge of catch can. The head still has to go to the machine shop. The machine work on the block done.
 

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I know on my O5 there wasn’t enough room. All the electric connections hang off the firewall there. Then I tried to Mount it lower, but it was too low to get a good drain back. I ended up mounting it off the intake horn. Keep the filters clean if your running high boost, they spit all over the engine bay. Plus you smell it bad in the cab.
 

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I know on my O5 there wasn’t enough room. All the electric connections hang off the firewall there. Then I tried to Mount it lower, but it was too low to get a good drain back. I ended up mounting it off the intake horn. Keep the filters clean if your running high boost, they spit all over the engine bay. Plus you smell it bad in the cab.
It will fit.
 

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Good deal. Mine wouldn’t. But I also had a side draft intake. It was too low with the return drain to the block. Couldn’t get it high enough under the cowl with all the electrical plugs.
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Good deal. Mine wouldn’t. But I also had a side draft intake. It was too low with the return drain to the block. Couldn’t get it high enough under the cowl with all the electrical plugs. View attachment 963211
Sweet engine. How did you the return fuel line from pressure relief valve or did you cap.
 

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I modified the line to the factory return port on the Fleece fuel block.
 

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Picture # 2 the number 6 fuel line hold down clamp. I measure from there and I'm 5-1/2" to outer edge of catch can. The head still has to go to the machine shop. The machine work on the block done.
I made another bracket for option # 2 for mounting oil catch can. But when I do a compound turbo setup, will it clear
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