The Hot Rod Industry Alliance council of SEMA named Automotive Racing Products, Inc. (ARP) as its 2023 Business of the Year at the HRIA reception held in conjunction with the SEMA Show. ARP was recognized not only for manufacturing the premium grade fasteners employed by many leading engine builders, car builders and race teams, but for
Properly securing headers and eliminating exhaust leaks is of primary concern to racers and car enthusiasts alike. Noted fastener manufacturer ARP has developed a number of efficient solutions for the task at hand. These include a series of application-specific kits for most popular engines, plus “universal” kits to cover the rest. Stud kits —which have
Factory harmonic damper bolts are an area of concern for racers and performance enthusiasts for two reasons. First is the bolt’s ability to sustain the necessary clamping force when subjected to high RPM crankshaft flexing and twisting. A second consideration is the extra abuse that comes from rotating the crank manually when adjusting valve lash,
All ARP fasteners are manufactured in-house at California facilities to the industry’s highest standards.
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.
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.
Manufactured from premium grade 8740 steel and heat-treated to 190,000 psi tensile strength, they are ideally suited for many engine combinations.
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,
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,
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.
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.