Category Archives: Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can

Meet our New and Improved Compact Catch Can

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it." This colloquialism is a phrase we've all heard before. It translates to, "If it's still working, why put any effort into improving it?" But that doesn't sit well with us here at Mishimoto, especially when referring to keeping your engine running at peak efficiency. So with that in mind, it's time our tried-and-true compact catch can got a refresh, and we're stoked to show it off. 

Since 2014, our compact catch can has been filtering out harmful blow-by from CCV systems around the world in its universal … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can, Part 4: A look at our new catch can!

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Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can

Mishimoto Compact Baffled Catch Can fully assembled

The project is complete! We are very pleased with the outcome, and we expect a ton of positive feedback on this product. In fact, three or four of our employees have already reserved units for their personal vehicles. Speaking of … I should pick up one for my NB Miata!

The production quality catch can is now prepared for your viewing pleasure. Check it out below, starting … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can, Part 3: Final Prototyping

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Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can

Mishimoto catch can final prototype, assembled

The CNC-machined components keep rolling in! Our last prototype has been constructed and is now ready for our final evaluation before beginning mass production of these units. This prototype is a raw aluminum version; our final version will feature a black anodized finish.

The first completed component is the base/can portion of the product. This is a CNC-machined piece with internal threading on the upper portion, a port … Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can, Part 2: Prototype Development and Testing

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Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can

Catch can filter evaluation

Time to fabricate/prototype our awesome catch can design! We would be using our in-house fabrication equipment and our 3D printer to develop a plastic and metal prototype.

Prototype Fabrication

We began by fabricating the base of the can from aluminum. Dan set to work cutting, welding, and polishing the base you see below.

Fabricated base for new oil catch can Continue Reading ››

Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can, Part 1: Product Introduction and Initial Design

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Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can

Initial 3D rendering of Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can
Initial 3D rendering of Mishimoto Compact Baffled Oil Catch Can

So we asked ourselves, what makes a catch can appealing to the masses? In a market swamped with extremely low-priced options, a new product could easily get lost in the mix of products already available. Our team began sifting through forums and asking our contacts at local shops to see … Continue Reading ››