Pulled from the official ARP website.
Do I need lube on my bolts or studs?
We recommend using ARP Ultra-torque
lube to ensure an even, accurate clamp load and to prevent thread galling. This is particularly important for stainless steel Fasteners
. The lube should be used under the head of the bolt or the bearing surface of the nut and on the threads, unless a thread sealer is used.
Do I have to use Ultra-torque
We spent two years developing ARP Ultra-torque
and we have come up with what we believe to be the ultimate fastener lubricant. All of our torque
values are based on using Ultra-torque
. We do not provide torque
values for use with any other fastener assembly lubricant (such as motor oil, moly lube, etc.) Use these other lubes at your own risk, as their use may lead to a part or engine failure, for which we are not responsible.
Do the threads of the bolts or studs going into the blo