Category Archives: Honda Accord 1.5T Direct Fit Catch Can, 2018+

Shared Heartburn – Direct Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 2 – Production Sample and Test Results

Most of us have that food that we can’t resist but we know isn’t going to agree with us. We know the outcome is going to be unpleasant, but we still scarf it down anyways with antacids at the ready all the while asking if it’s really worth it. That’s sort of the same situation that’s happening inside your L15B7. We know that there’s blow-by. We know the consequences of leaving the intake valves unprotected. Do we just sit back and use a chemical clean as a sort of temporary relief, or do we look for a more … Continue Reading ››

Shared Heartburn – Direct Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 1 – Concept and Design

It’s not out of the ordinary for auto manufacturers to share parts across their lineup. The practice of repurposing a component rather than producing something completely new and unique is a huge money saver. This is why we see the Chevy LS engine everywhere, and why the Accord is also sporting a turbo-flavored setup similar to the Civic. We already spent some time rerouting blow-by in the K20 powered Accord, very much aware that the 1.5T would share some of the drawbacks.

With the K20C4 replacing … Continue Reading ››