Welcome to a new feature of the Racing Insiders Podcast–our show Unsealed: Life Beyond the Bolts! Each week, Kate Dillon from Crate Insider and Steve Hendren from Hendren Racing Engines go live on the Crate Insider Facebook page to chat about world events, random things, and to answer viewer questions.
Some of the links mentioned in this weeks show include:
Racing Insiders Podcast Episode 12 with Don Blackshear https://racinginsiderspodcast.com/rip-ep012-don-blackshear-drag-racer-and-engine-builder/
The new vintage racing YouTube channel Racing Rewind https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtPhVxZn-aD6h3M4oTa1ng
A F**K China t-shirt available from Dirtwrap https://dirtwrap.com/f-china-shirt/
Kate’s Winning Motorsports Marketing program https://www.winningmotorsportsmarketing.com/bundles/wmm-membership-monthly
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Questions asked and answered on the show include:
How much horsepower does the Renegade Elite Ratman 108 produce and is it safe for the 602?
Best Spark Plugs for Crates?
How often to change valve springs on a crate?
What is the suggested ignition timing – pump gas vs 110 on either a 602 or 604?
Is there a big horsepower or torque difference between the Hendren designed mufflers and the Beyea mufflers?
Any advantage of the crate fuels over E85?
Is there a certain air cleaner you recommend for 604 crates?
What is the gain going from a 4” air filter to 5” or even 6”?
Do you recommend E85 or gas and how about Willy’s Super Bowls?
What fuel regulator do you recommend for E85?
Best timing for 602 crate engine?
Do you recommend the KRC or Jones pulley system?
What do you recommend for gear oil for a 9” Ford rear end? And how much to use?
How often do your recommend changing oil?
What is your recommendation for oil viscosity?