Ford’s 2.3L Ecoboost is one of the coolest and most BangShifty little engines on the market today. Guys have already tuned them and hot rodded them into the single digit zone at the drags and the platform has certainly been proven to be capable of big power. But, with big power comes big stresses on factory engine parts, right? One of the things we have seen in those combos that are being pushed with bigger turbos and more fuel are issues with cylinder head sealing. How is that possible? Stock bolts stretch like taffy when pushed well beyond their intended load ranges. ARP has developed a solution that allows those 2.3L Ecoboost enthusiasts who are wanting to make big steam rest easy when thinking about keeping their head attached to the block.
The ARP head stud kit comes with 10 ARP 2000 head studs, 12-point nuts, washers, and fastener assembly lubricant. Properly installing these studs and torquing them to spec will result in loads more holding power and therefore way less risk of pushing a head gasket or lifting a head completely.
Want to make big power with your 2.3L Ecoboost? Start the smart way…with the head studs!