Designed and built by a sprint car driver and his dad (a retired journeyman machinist) who saw the need for an engine heater, but could not justify spending thousands of dollars for one, then having to spend more money for a bigger generator because it needed so much electric to operate it.
The Engine Heater works on 110 volt and will plug into any outlet in your shop allowing you to heat your engine before changing oil, or adjusting your valves, or circulate water through your system after adding coolant. And at the track only requires a 3,000 watt generator to run it, and an ordinary outdoor extension cord. (recommend 12 Ga cord 25′ long). 110v outlet allows use of an oil heater, trouble light, or even your grooving iron without running another extension cord out to the car.
The Engine Heater works with any water cooled engine from a diesel truck or tractor, snowmobile, motorcycle, race car, or aircraft.
Do you need to heat your engine in the summer? … Absolutely … When it’s 90 and your sweating, your engine is “COLD” it wants to be 190.
There are several heaters on the market, some cost less, some cost more, some could boil the water, some are big and bulky, some require you to figure out on your own how to wire them, some loose pressure after they get hot, and just take up space in the trailer.
Cool down an over heated engine by simply leaving the thermostat set on the temperature you want to maintain and it will circulate water through your radiator and engine till it gets to that level and then turn on heating element and hold it. (No need to watch it).
Ask any World of Outlaw sprint car driver why they use an engine heater….It’s not to save the engine (most of them have sponsors paying for them)….It’s to add about 50 HP for qualifying (worth 2 or 3 tenths) and for the first couple laps of the race……
The real reason to use an engine heater