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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.

ARP Metric Bolts

ARP has expanded its selection of bulk metric bolts to cover sizes from tiny M6 with a 12mm underhead length to a big M12 x 100mmn UHL offering.

ARP 2017 Catalog

ARP’s 2017 catalog contains details on the company’s 4,700 high performance fastener kits plus over two-dozen pages of valuable technical information for engine building professionals.

ARP 2017 Catalog

Automotive Racing Products, Inc. has just published its new 128-page full color catalog for 2017. It contains over 4,500 fastener kit part numbers, including many new ones.

ARP 88.5MM Piston Ring Compressor Tool

ARP’s performance R&D division has just released a new 88.5 MM Piston Ring Compressor tool. ARP Ring Compressors are machined from 6061 T-6 Billet tube material and Type 3 anodized for long life.

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Dual Championship Winners Announced

The first half of the 2015 Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge Dual Championship is complete. Twenty-two teams competed in the Engine Challenge, held at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. These teams—comprised solely of high-school students—faced off against each other and the clock to complete performance engine rebuilds and, for the first time, also took a 50-question written exam to further test their knowledge.

ARP Main Stud Kits

Industry leading fastener manufacturer ARP has recently released a dozen main stud kits for OEM and aftermarket applications, as well as high performance main bolt kits. Notable among these are kits for the new Dart LS Next block, as well as Dart SHP small block Chevy and Ford engines. ARP’s Pro Series studs and bolts