Speedmaster cylinder head fasteners are made from aircraft quality 8740 high tensile strength chromoly steel and cold-forged to ensure molecular integrity. They are heat-treated prior to thread rolling and machining and are rated at a whopping 190,000 psi. All kits come complete with 12 point nuts and hardened parallel washers for an even load distribution and accurate torque readings. Speedmaster head gaskets are proven to handle big power any way you can make it. Speedmaster gaskets are designed to maintain contact pressure between the cylinder head and block during the dynamics of engine operation. Speedmaster MLS gaskets use a high pressure steel laminate design known for standing up against the extremely high shearing forces that occur between an aluminum head and iron block. It's internal embossments expand heat to create a better seal when the engine is seeing extremely high combustion pressures and temperatures as is the case with heavy nitrous and turbocharged applications.
Speedmaster has become a leader in its field, built on a long term consistency of being a specialist in aftermarket automotive components. The team has shared all the finest moments in the numerous accolades for its people, its products, and its approach. Speedmaster is also one of the rare companies to produce its own products, where majority items are entirely developed and manufactured in its workshops. The ultimate token of precision, Speedmaster is the world’s only major parts manufacturer to equip cars from Standard replacement to Top Fuel Dragsters.
In 1979, the company was founded with Pete’s Performance, which was a small speed workshop. It began by building engines for customers as a hobby, and it has now grown to include selling, assembling, manufacturing and racing high performance engine parts. Over the years, the company has grown into a worldwide high performance powerhouse. Growing from a one-man bricks-and-mortar business; to now a supply chain in which en