A large number of connecting rod manufacturers have chosen ARP®
bolts as standard equipment. They’re proud to advertise their products
as being equipped with ARP® rod bolts. And for good reason. The “weak
link” in a connecting rod has always been the bolt, and racers know that
nobody builds a better bolt than ARP®. However, it is critically
important to monitor the stretch of each bolt and replace it when it has
permanently elongated by .001".