They say that to be successful you must identify a need and satisfy it. Back in 1968 racing enthusiast Gary Holzapfel saw that many of his friends’ broken engines were caused by fastener failure. At the time, there were no commercially available studs and bolts up to the challenge. So Holzapfel called upon his many years of fastener making experience for a leading aerospace subcontractor and founded ARP (Automotive Racing Products). In the ensuing years, the firm has grown from what was literally a backyard garage workshop into a highly diversified manufacturer with five operational entities in Southern California with a combined area in excess of 200,000 square feet. These include forging, machining, finishing and packaging/warehousing facilities in Santa Paula and Ventura, California. There is even a unique racing-themed restaurant at the main Santa Paula facility - called “Hozy’s Grill” - which is open to the public. Today, ARP’s product line contains thousands of part numbers, and has expanded to include virtually every fastener found in an engine and driveline. These range from quality high performance OEM replacement parts to exotic specialty hardware for Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR and NHRA drag racing and marine applications.
NOTE: Due to ARP's Quality Assurance Programs, AS9100 and lS0 9001, ALL Stock Adjustments, Warranty/Defectives, and Repacks are subject to approval for return to ARP. Any product that is not in Original packaging and does not include Lot and/or Job numbers is not returnable to ARP for any reason because it is not traceable and therefore does not meet AS9100 or lS0 9001 standards. Specials are made-to-order and, as such, cannot be returned for any reason other than defective material and/or manufacturing. WARRANTY/DEFECTIVES: RMA required'please call or fax for an RMA number. Freight credit will be issued on credit memo; please list your freight costs on your return to receive them. Warranties/Defectives will be inspected by ARP. lf they are found to be repacks, they will be subject to Repack policy below. Repacks are not Defective! REPACKS: RMA required'please call or fax for an RMA number. Items being returned for repackaging include items that are missing or have been cut out of skin packages and boxes that have been opened. All repack returns will be charged a 15% restock fee. Return freight is your responsibility. Ship your best way.