Racing Insider's Podcast - Quick Change, Spring Smashers, Get Out and VOTE

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.


What is your opinion on a spring smasher, we have always done without...are they a good addition to your shock program, or can we do with out?
What is the earls thermostat for the 602 and is it worth it?
What’s the ballpark cost of a 525 rebuild and how does parts availability look like for them?
What is the maximum rpms for your 602?
How much hp will the quick change rob from the street stock 602?
What is a preferred header- profab or beayeu? And any advantage from mild steel or stainless?
Should I put caster wheels on all four corners for the figure 8 at Watsonville if they start it up again?
How much preload do you recommend on 602 lifters?

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