RIP- Valve Springs, Bypass Regulators, and thoughts on TikTok (Video)

RIP- Valve Springs, Bypass Regulators, and thoughts on TikTok (Video)

Published by CRATE INSIDER on 14th Mar 2022

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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.

Kate and Steve answered some great tech questions this week pertaining to carburetors, valve springs, headers, bypass regulators, and water pumps. Kate also announced that Crate Insider is now TikTok official! Subscribe here.


Do we need to change E85 carb jets for humidity changes like we do for alky carbs? a lean motor makes more power then a fat motor? just wondering if it makes a difference?
What year was the good and bad 602?
Is there an advantage to running an aluminum water pump on a 602 crate?
Open motor; alcohol, Willy’s carb, fuel pressure on acceleration 8 ½. What should fuel pressure be when lifting? And/or on idle?
Do you have 604 valve springs in stock?
Any place were i can find a 604 block new?
Would you recommend the quicksilver over GM 602?
Do you think the new factory stock 602’s are better than the 602’s that were built a few years ago? If so, what is better?

What would be considered routine weekly maintenance on a dirt car? Anything you’d strongly recommend?

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