The weakest links
in a high performance engine are the connecting rods and wrist
pins. Several companies have addressed the rod issue.
racing's strongest wrist pins. Machined from special tool
steel bar stock, and utilizing a propriatary heat treatment.
APE is the only
motorcycle aftermarket parts supplier that actually manufactures
tool steel wrist pins in our own facility. We control the material
used, the manufacturing process, the end quality.
That's why APE
tool steel wrist pins are used in the world's most powerful racing
engines, from Larry "Spiderman" McBride's 248 mph top
fueler, to the world's first 6.30 sec high gear only nitro Harley. Other
APE performance milestones include the first 200, 210, 220, 230
and 240mph quarter mile runs.
There has never
been a record of a broken APE pin.
sport bikes are pushing 300 to 700 hp and this demands super