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Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture: June, 2014

Z51 or base: Z51

Engine break in procedure: wasn't afraid to push the engine hard

Type of oil used: GM's semi synthetic.

Total miles on car: 4,000 k's

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: full

Miles on car when can first installed: 1,300 k's

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: yes

Type of can/setup: RX

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 1,000 k's

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1 tablespoon

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oil, strong fuel smell

Type driving in this report: fun street driving, third track day

Comment section: the car has been now put away for the season.
 

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947 miles later...... 2,137 total miles dip stick still at the half mark.

Achived 32 mpg.....
Fall oil change before storage...4,525 total miles. 2,300 miles since I cleaned the can as seen above. About the same in the baggie. There was some milky residue in the can
 

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Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture: 5-16-2014

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 7040

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: lower 1/2 or 1/3rd

Miles on car when can first installed: 399

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: No

Type of can/setup: Elite "Good"

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 944

Amount of fluid in can for this report: just under 1 oz

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oil

Type driving in this report 98% aggressive suburbs/city, 2% highway

Comment section: Can consistently captures about 1 oz/1000 miles city, and 0.5 oz/1000 miles highway. Car was placed in Winter storage today. :(
 

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Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture: 9/24/2013

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 9000

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: Around half

Miles on car when can first installed: 7000

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: No

Type of can/setup: UPR Single Valve Plug-N-Play

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 300

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 180 mL

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oil/fuel/water

Type driving in this report % city, %highway, %track: 95% highway, speeds of 65-75 for most of the 1700 miles

Comment section:

Two weeks ago, I installed a UPR Products Single Valve Plug-N-Play Catch Can on my 2014 non-z51 M7 Corvette Stingray. The timing for this was perfect since I was planning a trip the following week that would put about 1700 miles on the car. This provided an excellent opportunity to see how the UPR catch can would perform.

The driving conditions included driving at various highway speeds (65-75 mph) for most of the 1700 miles. Temperatures during the drive ranged from 20 F to 55 F. There were a few instances of quick acceleration during the drive, but nothing that would be similar to a race scenario (although I did have two teenage drivers on two separate occasions want to race me at night).

Once I had returned home, I was very interested to see what might have been collected in the catch can. I opened the UPR catch can and discovered a milky mixture of oil, fuel, and water. As a matter of fact, there was more in the catch can than I had expected and I'm very glad that I had the catch can on the car for this trip. I measured the amount of fluid that was caught and found it to be about 180 mL. The following photos reveal the results.

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Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture: July 20th 2014

Z51 or base: Z-51

Total miles on car:4740

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: ½ way up the

Miles on car when can first installed: 1200

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: Yes

Type of can/setup: Elite Engineering best

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: first cleanout of can - 3540 miles

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 6 ounces

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Look at the picture.... doesn't really smell like oil nor gas - - kind of an odd smell

Type driving in this report % city, %highway, %track - - - - 5% city, 95% highway

Comment section: Can anyone tell me what this means? Should I be concerned about this? 4740 miles.JPG
 

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Date of manufacture: 2015

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 660

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: 3/4-full

Miles on car when can first installed: 15

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: no

Type of can/setup: Elite Good

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 645

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1/2 oz est.

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): oily

Type driving in this report 15% city, 85%highway, 0%track

Comment section: aggressive acceleration and deceleration during break in period- no WOT


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Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture: 7-7-2014

Z51 or base: Z51

Total miles on car: 6742

Miles on car when can first installed: 4030

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 2700

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: 1/2

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: Yes

Type of can/setup: RX dual valve

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 18ml / 0.6 oz

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oil

Type driving in this report: 30% aggressive suburbs/city (with maybe a couple dozen short duration WOT events), 70% highway (or cruising on back roads), 0% "track"

Comment section: The oil was very clean with no water. But, it does have a strong gasoline aroma.
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Year of car: 2015
Date of manufacture: 16 October 2015

Z51 or base: Z51

Total miles on car: 753

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: Just below full line

Miles on car when can first installed: 7

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: Yes

Type of can/setup: Elite E2 Catch Can

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 54

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1 and a ½ ounces

Makeup of fluid in can (oily/water, oil, etc): Oil

Type driving in this report: Kept driving to strict break in procedures

Comment section: Oil present had very little moisture and smelled more like gas then oil.
 

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Year of car: 2015

Date of manufacture: 10-22-2014

Z51 or base: Z51

Total miles on car: 3385

Miles on car when can first installed: 2129

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 1035

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: 1/2 up the hash marks

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: Yes

Type of can/setup: RX dual valve

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1 full tablespoon

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oil

Type driving in this report: 20% aggressive suburbs/city (with a few short duration WOT events to put the tuner kids in their place), 80% highway/freeway commuting, 0% track

Comment section: The oil was clean, no water or other contaminants but like many others it does have a strong gasoline aroma.

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Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture: 5-16-2014

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 7997

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: lower 1/2 or 1/3rd

Miles on car when can first installed: 399

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: No

Type of can/setup: Elite "Good"

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 957

Amount of fluid in can for this report: just under 1 oz

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oil

Type driving in this report 98% aggressive suburbs/city, 2% highway

Comment section: Can consistently captures about 1 oz/1000 miles city, and 0.5 oz/1000 miles highway (I run in ECO 4-cylinder mode on the highway).
 

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Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 5742

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank:full

Miles on car when can first installed: 1424

Running clean side separator only: Yes

Type of can/setup: Elite "Good"

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 4318

Amount of fluid in can for this report: just over 1.5 oz

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oil

Type driving in this report 25% city, 75 highway

Comment section: Was not surprised by the amount collected after reading all of the posts. Just removed from 6 months of storage with oil life indicator at 23%. Dealer would not change oil until indicator was 20%. Going to another dealer this week for oil change.
 

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Year of car:

Date of manufacture: 2015

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 2900

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: 3/4-full

Miles on car when can first installed: 15

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: no

Type of can/setup: Elite Good

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 2300

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1 3/4 oz.

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): mostly oily, some water

Type driving in this report 20% city, 80% highway, 0%track

Comment section: includes 5-10% heavy acceleration back roads driving.

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Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture: July 1,2014

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 7,400

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: Middle

Miles on car when can first installed: 2,000

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: No

Type of can/setup: Base car unit, one hose in, one hose out

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 2,000

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 3/4"

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): oil

Type driving in this report % city, %highway, %track 50 hwy, 50 city

Comment section:

 

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johnu and others posting here: please follow the recommended format for specific posts on this thread so that we have comparable information. Thanks!

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Miles on car when can first installed:

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Amount of fluid in can for this report:

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Year of car: 2015

Date of manufacture: May 2015

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 7945

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: N/A

Miles on car when can first installed: 930

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: No

Type of can/setup: UPR single valve non-Z51 catch can

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 2503

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1-2 ounces

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oily & dark

Type driving in this report 50% city, 50%highway, 0%track

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Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture: 4/28/14

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 5118

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: N/A

Miles on car when can first installed:1770

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not :NO

Type of can/setup :Elite Engineering "Good"

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 3348

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 3 oz.

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): light brown/tan sludge on bottom, thin water layer, oil

Type driving in this report 35% city, 65%highway, 0%track

Comment section: Normal driving- shift around 2800 -3200 rpm- occasional spirited driving shift around 4000 - 4800 rpm- This thing really did catch the crap instead of it being in my engine!
 

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Year of car: 2015

Date of manufacture: April 15

Z51 or base: Z06

Total miles on car: 3450

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: full

Miles on car when can first installed: 2750

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: no

Type of can/setup: RX

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 750

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1.2 oz

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Oil, strong fuel smell

Type driving in this report: 60% highway 80 mph 40% city with some highway to and from work

Comment section: When I first checked the PVC system there was oil everywhere. Now none.
 

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Year of car: 2015

Date of manufacture: April 2015

Z51 or base: Base

Total miles on car: 2750

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: Average of two sides is halfway between top and bottom (wet sump)

Miles on car when can first installed:~ 1000

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: No (wet sump)

Type of can/setup: Elite E2, with only one exit

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: ~1750

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1 oz.

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): Mostly oil, but a bit more brown than just used oil would be

Type driving in this report % city, %highway, %track: Mostly suburban, commuting, but in a spirited manner as traffic permits.

Comment section: Mostly moderate speeds / acceleration, but I get into it hard once in a while.
 

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8760 miles.JPG Year of car: 2014

Date of manufacture:23 July

Z51 or base: Z51

Total miles on car: 10,377

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: 1/2 way in the range

Miles on car when can first installed: 1000

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: yes

Type of can/setup: Elite best

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 1600

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 1 oz.

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): mostly oil

Type driving in this report % city, %highway, %track 80% Highway 20% city

Comment section: 10,377 miles.JPG Missed the last report at 8750 miles with 2.8 oz. from the previous empty at 4740 miles 4740 miles.JPG
 

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Year of car: 2015

Date of manufacture: Aug. 13, 2014

Z51 or base: Z51 7-sp

Total miles on car: 3100

Where do you keep your oil level as indicated by the dipstick in the sump tank: 1/2

Miles on car when can first installed: 2300

Are you running clean side separator in addition to catch can or not: Yes

Type of can/setup: UPR dual-valve model for Z51

Amount of miles run since last clean out/empty of can: 800

Amount of fluid in can for this report: 0

Makeup of fluid in can ( oily/water, oil,etc): N/A

Type driving in this report % city, %highway, %track: 50, 50, 0.

Comment section: No track driving, but vigorous workouts where safe and legal.
 
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