Racing Insider's Podcast - Engine Tech, Wheels, and Ronald Reagan

Racing Insider's Podcast - Engine Tech, Wheels, and Ronald Reagan

Published by CRATE INSIDER on 8th Aug 2022

Welcome to the Racing Insider’s Podcast! 

Each week, Kate Dillon from Crate Insider and Steve Hendren from Hendren Racing Engines go live on the Crate Insider Facebook page and Crate Insider YouTube Channel to chat about world events, random things, and to answer tech questions. 

This week has been a great one for Kate and Steve. Kate is finally seeing an easier supply chain and is happily awaiting her shipment of 80 Keizer wheels. Steve just received his new AK from Classis Firearms. This episode covers a lot of great questions from valve springs to what is the weirdest thing Steve has ever seen in someone's house? 


What is the proper placement of a fan? 
When switching from a 12 volt to a 16 volt battery, what is involved? 
What happens with old Valve Springs... I havent ever heard this question asked.. Just that they need changed. Does the Engine lose power an how much? 
Lift plate can you use them on the 604 to pull the engine or install it?
From your experience how old of a chassis can still be competitive before updates and or new chassis is necessary? Any inner beadlocks in stock?
What is the cost to freshen a 602 and blue print?
When do you expect to have 525’s in stock?
Hi, what is a safe maximum voltage for a GM HEI distributor before you cook the module or coil?
Speaking of a Vortec head,which are better,the 062’s or the 906’s?
What is the best thing to do to a 602 crate for more power as a open motor not sealed?

To listen to this episode on our Racing Insider's Podcast, click here.