Like the Radium Engineering Subaru Dual Catch Can Kit, the AOS (Air Oil Separator) kit is responsible for keeping blow-by oil and other pollutants out of the intake pipe, manifold, turbocharger, and intercooler during all engine loads. The main difference is that an AOS system returns what is collected back into the oil pan so there is no servicing required. The built-in heater keeps water from condensing in the AOS. And because water is denser than oil, there is an integrated water trap found around the bottom perimeter of the can. This prevents water from descending into the oil pan if ever-present. Furthermore, because the water is trapped against the heater, it will eventually boil and evaporate out of the system.
- Effectively raises the fuel octane and increases engine performance with cleaner inlet air
- Prevents oil buildup in the intake or intercooler system walls, throttle body, intake manifold, etc.
- Lowers hydrocarbon emissions