Crate Late Model Setup - Crates On Dirt Photo Gallery
Cooling is critical with these engines. Long has found that this small notch cut in the nose of his car has significantly helped keep the engine cooler. On competitive setups the nose of the car is stuck to the surface of the track for a significant portion of every lap. This small notch helps keep some measure of air flowing through the radiator even when the nose of the car is digging up dirt.