Category Archives: Ford F-150 Ecoboost Catch Can Kit 2015-2017

Bye-Bye Blow-By – Catch Can R&D, Part 4: Production

The Pre-Sale for this 2015-2016 Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost Catch Can Kit is now live! Click here to check it out! Patience is a virtue, but sometimes, it’s also a necessity. Progress often moves at its own pace in science and engineering, and all you can do is sit back and wait for a result. In the case of our 2015+ 2.7L EcoBoost catch can, results have been a long time coming. If you’ve been following along with this project since the beginning, we hope you’ve had a great Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas (or Festivus), New Year, birthday, Memorial Day, 4th … Continue Reading ››

Bye-Bye Blow-By – Catch Can R&D, Part 3: We All Love A Comeback Story

Who doesn’t love a good comeback? Rocky, Hoosiers, Robert Downey Jr., and Lindsey Lohan (kind of) are all prime examples of what makes the comeback story so compelling. The theme behind any good comeback is perseverance – not giving in to the will to stop. Unrelenting perseverance will lead to beating seemingly impossible odds. It’s what led the 2005 Liverpool soccer team to beat the heavily favored AC Milan squad in penalties, and the 1993 Buffalo Bills to defeat the Houston Oilers from 32 points down, overcoming the largest point deficit in the NFL to date. Without perseverance, you won’t go … Continue Reading ››

Bye-Bye Blow-By – Catch Can R&D, Part 2: Road Testing

We have had some radio silence with this F150 catch can project, but we now have some updates that we are ready to spill! This has been an interesting project from the beginning. The bulk of time has mainly consisted of road testing; we’ve logged thousands of miles so far, and every single mile counts. Let’s backtrack a bit. When we began this project, we intended to see what a dual-can setup would accomplish. In the last update we explained the benefit of having … Continue Reading ››

Bye-Bye Blow-By – Catch Can R&D, Part 1: Stock Evaluation

We have begun developing a catch can system for the 2015+ Ford F150 EcoBoost! This project, although small (in components), could have a significant impact on the F150 EcoBoost market. Why? There are not many direct-fit options, and there are a lot of these trucks out there. Oil blow-by can be pretty serious, especially on turbo applications, and this truck is twin turbocharged! Nonetheless, many gearheads tend to question the merits of using a catch can. So before we go any further, let’s briefly explain what a catch can actually does … Continue Reading ››