Shop Talk with Steve Brulé

Shop Talk with Steve Brulé

The team at SCAT Crankshafts and AFR recently sat down with industry icon, Steve Brulé. A veteran in the aftermarket automotive space, Steve performs countless dyno tests for Hot Rod magazine and on his show, Engine Masters, co-hosted with David Freiburger and Steve Dulcich.

Listen to our in-depth interview with Steve where we learn more about how Westech Performance got started, industry stories and his experience using AFR cylinder headsSCAT Crankshafts and connecting rods.



About SCAT

SCAT Enterprises offers a wide range of products under the SCAT Crankshafts brand. In addition to a comprehensive line of crankshaft options, the brand offers high-quality connecting rods and rotating assemblies for a wide variety of applications, including Small and Big Block Chevy, Chevy LS, Small and Big Block Ford, Ford Modular, Vintage Ford, Small and Big Block Chrysler, Modern Hemi, Pontiac, Sport Compact, Motorcycle and Industrial. Additionally, SCAT can make a crankshaft from a raw billet to a finished crankshaft in their Redondo Beach, California, manufacturing facility.


About Air Flow Research

Founded in 1970 by Ken Sperling, Air Flow Research pioneered the process of CNC porting cylinders heads which is now common practice in today’s automotive industry. Over the last 45 years we have been defining technological leadership and flow dynamics in the pursuit of increased performance. This commitment has enabled Air Flow Research to find themselves on the fastest race cars and the most powerful street machines in the country.

Utilizing modern manufacturing techniques and the latest in machinery, such as a Browne & Sharpe Coordinate Measuring Machine, fifteen Haas’ 5-AXIS CNC machines, three Mazaks, four Newen Epoch valve machines, Two Mori Seiki 42 pallet systems, and three VF4 Haas machines. AFR stays true to this commitment by manufacturing each piece in our Valencia, California facility just 30 minutes north of Los Angeles.

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