Racing Insider's Podcast - Thermostats, Dish Detergent, and Myth Busting Matched Rocker Arms

Racing Insider's Podcast - Thermostats, Dish Detergent, and Myth Busting Matched Rocker Arms

Published by CRATE INSIDER on 18th Jul 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 to chat about world events, random things, and to answer tech questions.

This week Kate and Steve answered some great questions on Thermostats, and received some good reviews on the thermostat system Steve recommended a few weeks ago. To learn more about that system, click here. The two hosts got a little railed up when asked about matched rocker arms. Keep an eye out on Crate Insider's YouTube channel for an upcoming video testing these on the dyno.

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Any documented horse power or torque increase for a stock 602 with 6A over the HEI?
We picked up a miss 2 weeks ago and still trying to find, we've changed the plugs, coil, rotor, battery. And it still missing. Would you happen to have any ideas?
Are spin fuel regulators still a thing? If yes, where do you get rebuild kits?
What’s a good radiator for a 604?
What other fuel regulator do you recommend?
How does a Rush series prepared 602 compare to a DIRT AR engine HP and Torque?
On the putting 7qts of oil in a 604 that is counting the filter also?What do y’all think about Base R85?
Kate do you have any valves springs in for the 602?
Cost to freshen 525?
What maintenance do you do on Chp?
Been seeing 1.5 matched rockers advertised for sale for 602. How much gain is it to have all 1.5s compared to some being 1.3 1.4?
On a 525 would you run chp or chp+?