EP059 Best Fuel, Best Oil, and a Bristol Recap

Welcome to 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 tech questions.

This Week

Kate has returned from Bristol with more than she left with, and a couple of bruises. However, her time in Tennessee was nothing short of an absolute blast. Steve has been up to Steve things, rebuilding engines and following the latest viral posts. 

Questions Asked On The Show

Question Steve I added Daytona 1 to engine after engine ran got to 180 I checked valve lash and there was a white slick oily residue on rockers and in side of valve cover?
What’s your opinion about running 93 octane pump gas in a 602 crate vs Sunoco 98 racing fuel?
To go with the D1 604 oil, what filter?
Ok, talk oil…best to run with no cost concerns?
With the cost of fuels going up…It affects a bunch of smaller teams…Is that something that restricts building horsepower?
What fuel is best for a 602?
Will exhaust leak make it pop while idling , what gaskets do you recommend?