If you struggle with bolts on your racecar that seem to loosen all on their own, you’ll be interested to know more about Stage 8 fasteners, which are engineered with a grooved bolt with retainers and clips to keep them from coming backing out. All Stage 8 locking fasteners are engineered to keep critical bolted joints tight in the severest operating conditions, guaranteed. They feature hex heads and an inset Allen head to making installing them in tight places easier. Stage 8 locking fasteners are also available in custom sizes and material by special order.
Stage 8 Locking Fasteners install easily. The bolts are application specific as either hex head with a 3/16-inch recessed Allen head or 12 point. Stage 8 makes locking fasteners for headers, turbos, oil pans, intake manifolds, starters, timing covers, valve covers, harmonic balancers, and more! Ford 9-inch ring gear as well. Prices vary by application. See the Stage 8 website for details.
Bolts are aircraft quality grade 8– 4130 alloy steel.
Bolts plated with a duplex nickel finish.
Retainers are 5052-H32 polished aluminum.
Snap rings and clips are spring steel.
Clips are plated with duplex nickel finish.