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Old 02-26-2012, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by poolman View Post
Like the neatness of all you have done--might switch mine over to the way you have yours made up--do you have a pic of the PCV vale by itself? Mine is like o a 90% angle going down into the catch can. This is another thing that I would like for you to check if you don't mind. Take a paper towel and clean out the back of your exhaust tail pipe as clean as yo can get it. Is there alot of carbon build up there--if so--watch that area and see if the carbon build up goes from heavy to very very light build up---that is waht happened when I did this on my car--very very light carbon build up--before the catch can the build up was very heavy--very heavy indeed. wouldn't be surprised if yours starts burning white back there--any way, thats another spot to check from time to time.
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The threaded part goes towards the intake. On the Mazda engine it actually threads into a runner on the intake manifold.

I just replaced my stock muffler with a Magnaflow 11366 last week (sounds great with resonator removed) The tip is still clean looking after a few hundred miles of highway driving and little stop and go. Ill check my stock can later since I still have it and inspect the new muffler tip as well.
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