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    Whats this box?

    whats this box on the top right hand side of the engine? my engine has a pipe going down somewhere.



    why hasn't mine got one? its supposed to be a 2.0.

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    the black box on the front right of the cam cover?

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    yes thats the one.

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    EDIT: talking bollocks

    feel free to remove this post

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    oil catch tank?
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    It's something to do with the breater - it was a modification on X20XEV's, but I'm buggered if I can remember why/what for

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    just rang my old man as he had one on his omega and he said the same as you, it was a breather type of thing. He said it was due to higher mileage engines frothing up under the oil cap etc. Not sure if he's pasifying me or not though.

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    Yeah its just a breather mod Vauxhall did on higher milage cars to bring the emissions down
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    It's called a Flame Trap mod.

    just a box of wire wool to try and reduce the crankcase oil vapor chucked into the cam cover (and hence the idle valve)
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