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Accessory Stud Kits From ARP

All ARP fasteners are manufactured in-house at California facilities to the industry’s highest standards.

ARP2000 Head Stud Kit for the Duramax 6.6L L5P

All ARP2000 studs are centerless ground, heat treated prior to thread rolling and machining, nominally rated at 220,000 psi tensile strength and are reusable as compared to the OEM Torque to Yield (TTY) head bolts.

Diesel Fasteners: Is The Competition Growing?

As many of you know, under higher combustion pressure, having your cylinder head(s) effectively clamp down the block surface is absolutely critical. Therefore, choosing a brand of head stud that you trust to get the job done is just as important.

Diesel Fasteners
ARP Head Stud Kits for Big Block Chevy

Manufactured from premium grade 8740 steel and heat-treated to 190,000 psi tensile strength, they are ideally suited for many engine combinations.

ARP Now Sponsoring AMBR Awards

Automotive Racing Products, Inc. (ARP) has taken over sponsorship of the prestigious AMBR (America’s Most Beautiful Roadster) award, beginning with the 2020 edition of the nation’s premier hot rod show. Additionally, the manufacturer of high performance fasteners has gotten behind the Al Slonaker Memorial Award. Named after the founder of the famed Oakland Roadster Show,

Masters of Motors Rules Announced

JE Pistons has announced the official rules for the 2020 AMSOIL Masters of Motors competition. Masters of Motors is set to take place at JE Pistons’ Mentor, OH headquarters September 28th through October 1st, 2020 and all applications are required to be submitted by April 1, 2020. The official competitor list will be announced on April 10th. In addition to the rules,

ARP Head Stud Kit for Boosted 6.7L Powerstroke

Diesel performance enthusiasts can now take the popular 6.7L Ford Powerstroke engines to new boost levels thanks to ARP introducing head studs made from Custom Age 625+ material—which is nominally rated at 260,000 psi tensile strength.

ARP 2.8L Duramax Head Stud Kit

Affectionately known as the “Mini-Duramax,” the potent 2.8L turbocharged, 4-cylinder diesel engine has become a popular option. This has given rise to the aftermarket developing many power-enhancements designed to increase the 2.8’s performance such as ARP’s more robust head studs.

ARP Digital Rod Bolt Stretch Gauge

Measuring bolt stretch provides a 100% reliable method of getting the correct clamping load. ARP has taken accuracy to the next level with the introduction of a digital stretch gauge that measures to the ten-thousandth (0.0001″).

ARP Ring Squaring Tools

ARP’s Performance R&D division has just released six new dual size Ring Squaring tools designed to make fitting piston rings as accurate as possible.

ARP Piston Ring Squaring Tools

Setting a ring absolutely perpendicular to the bore is assured through use of the ARP Squaring Tool, which registers on the block deck. This is far more accurate than using a piston or other device that can rock in the bore and place the ring at an angle.

ARP Fan Spacer Stud Kits

ARP has developed an elegant, reliable solution for installing fan spacers that are employed to facilitate the removal of clutch fans or simply position a “direct drive” fan closer to the radiator for optimum cooling.