View original topic: CB Performance Breather hit the Rain Catch
iradi Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:07 am

After a search I got the CB Performance Oil Breather, but I did not realize that it will hit the rain catch.

I installed straight and in the third foto you can see how the rain catch put it back, it is ahhhh :cry:

Any ideas ?

Thanks for your help.

Ghiaddict Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:46 am

Is it the small filter only that is hitting the rain tray?

iradi Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:51 am

Hi Vince, no is not the small filter, is the top border of the breather.

sactojesse Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:58 am

I can think of three options, in order of decreasing expense:

1) try a 69 and earlier rear decklid w/ the integrated rain tray;

2) return the CB oil filler/breather combo and go back to stock or switch to a different filler type;

3) remove the plastic rain tray and don't drive your car in the rain.

Obviously, #2 is the most practical option. :lol:

Altema Wed Jul 21, 2010 11:35 am

If it was the filter element, you could put a double elbow on it and relocate it to the side.

But, since it is the housing itself, I'm with Sactojesse: take the unit back. Perhaps they sold you one for the Beetle instead of the Ghia?


Bobster-CYW Wed Jul 21, 2010 2:56 pm

As mentioned above you could go for a different breather. Here's mine :-

Altema Wed Jul 21, 2010 3:26 pm

^ ^ ^ Ooooo, me likey!

Bones 53 Wed Jul 21, 2010 8:49 pm

It's deceiving how much room isn't in a Ghia engine compartment. Here is my new breather system.

fastinradford Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:18 pm

could you rotate it back more?

gheezerghia Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:15 pm

I had the same problem with the Berg unit I have. I had considered heating up the rain tray and reshaping it to make the breather fit but decided to just remove the tray. [img]

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