Wednesday, 18 May 2022
PRW is pleased to announce that Alan Stevenson, a seventeen year veteran with JE Pistons, has been charged to lead the PRW Sales Department to new horizons. Mr. Stevenson brings twenty (20) years of experience in the Racing and High Performance industry, serving in leadership roles as Senior Technical Manager, Sales Manager, and Product Manager. His knowledge extends beyond that of internal engines and components, to include automotive industry sales and distribution channels. Alan also served as Director of North American Sales for Pankl Engine Systems, serving top tier engine builders and race teams as a supplier of premium billet crankshafts and connecting rods.
Bill McGloghlon, President of PRW Industries was quoted; “Alan Stevenson’s management experience and former responsibility as a manufacturers sales representative will complement the regional and national sales teams enormously. Alan will be an active participant with both the Jim Wrobleski Co. (JWC) and PSKB Sales Groups that have been focused on driving our business enterprise since 2005. PRW continues to expand its computer systems and digital infrastructure, with seamless connectivity to the Regional Office(s) that will be centrally located to improve service to the network of performance warehouse distributors and other customers.”
PRW is happy to share additional information by contacting us at Info@PRWnetwork.com or telephone Tara Garza, Operations Manager at (888) 377-9779, xt 209. Please direct media inquiries to Mike.Purugganan@PRWnetwork.com.
Diesel Army has a new article up about our Dodge Cummins Pedestal Rocker System. Here’s a snippet:
In my honest opinion, in all of the upgrades available for diesel engines, rocker arms are overlooked. We know they are the bridge between the valves and the pushrods of an engine, but other than that, they get used for valve adjustment and we move on. When you take something like Project Deadspool, something that is constantly abused, valve adjustment should be maintained more often.
Just recently, I had the valve cover off of the engine at a race for a valve adjustment and I was noticing some noise during idle and even at open throttle. I was hoping this could cure it and once inside, I discovered that some of the valves have been adjusted way too tight and some of the plastic caps that separate the rocker and the bridge were broken.
To view the full article, visit Diesel Army Here: https://www.dieselarmy.com/engine-tech/hipo-rocker-system-project-deadspool-to-get-a-valvetrain-upgrade/
6.0L V8 diesel, 6 Speed o/drive auto trans, 2wd long-bed dually used for personal use for towing my race car to and from the track. Purchased in great condition and maintained in excellent condition for the last 12 years and 35,000 miles. Garaged or warehoused when not in use since 2009. White Exterior with Gray Interior; in excellent condition road ready.
All XLT options; including Stereo CD/Tape, power split-front seats, recently tinted side & rear windows, all original equipment included, 4-wheel disk brakes, forged alloy 19.5” rims, nitrogen-filled road-rated tires in excellent condition, 8.0’ Truxedo bed cover, Ford OEM and Revelco Anti-theft devices, Heated Mirrors, LED light conversions, and more.
Additional 39 gal fuel tank, AFE air filtration enhancements and Banks IQ system for improved fuel mileage and performance, installed in 2014. Never towed over-rated loads. Fully operational and ready for recreation or work duties. Current CarFax readily avaialble.
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PROPOSITION 65 COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
The California Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Prop 65) Explained:
In 1986, California voters approved an initiative to address concerns about exposure to toxic chemicals. That initiative became the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, commonly known as Proposition 65.
Proposition 65 requires the State of California to publish a list of chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. This list, which must be updated at least once a year, has grown to include over 900 chemicals since it was first published in 1987.
Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide Californians with a clear and reasonable warning about chemicals in the products they purchase, in their home or workplace, or that are released into the environment. By providing this information, Proposition 65 enables Californians to make informed decisions about protecting themselves from exposure to these chemicals. Proposition 65 also prohibits California businesses from knowingly discharging significant amounts of listed chemicals into sources of drinking water.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) administers the Proposition 65 program. OEHHA, which is part of the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA), also evaluates all currently available scientific information on substances considered for placement on the Proposition 65 list.
What this means to you:
While the proposition was created to protect drinking water sources from chemical contamination, the scope of the law has expanded over the years. It now includes over 900 chemicals and also pertains to (but is not limited to) exposure through touch, inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact.
The Proposition 65 warning can now be found on products that may contain a small amount of over 900 chemicals or ingredients that the OEHHA lists as a carcinogen or reproductive toxicant. This includes vinyl, coatings, plastics, and much more.
Many of the elements listed under Proposition 65 are common everyday additives found in products like electrical wire, cable, coated fabrics, steering wheels, shoes, gloves, tonneau covers, bed liners, oil filter wrenches, brake pads, floor mats, etc.
Because of the vast array of products that might contain one of the chemicals or ingredients on the list, we must include Proposition 65 warnings in our communications with you. We are required to use exact wording as specified by the state of California. While the warning sounds alarming, the purpose is to notify you of the potential risk so that you can make an informed buying decision.
-PRW Industries, Inc
LSX Magazine wrote an informative article on installing an older non electric transmission to your LS based engine. The basis of this type of swap lies within the flexplate and a spacer. Take a look at the in depth article here:
Video Above: PRW Part # 1834624 GM LS High Inertia SFI Rated Flexplate which fits all specialty torque converters.
This is a great article that will answer the many questions about this popular swap. Thanks for the info LSX Magazine!
Diesel Army recently wrote an article about our Ford Powerstroke 6.0 Head Studs. As this has been growing into a common upgrade for powerstroke owners for many reasons, if you’re looking into upgrading and you’re on the fence about which direction to take, take a look at Diesel Army’s article HERE.
You can take a look at our Ford Powerstroke 6.0 Diesel Head Studs here: https://store.prw-usa.com/1036313-ford-powerstroke-6-0-diesel-cylinder-head-stud-kit/
Part # 1036313
New Performance Quotient PQx Pedestal Shaft Rocker Arm Systems for Small Block Chevy with AFR or Brodix Track 1 Cylinder Heads
PRW Industries is proud to present our new line of Performance Quotient PQx Shaft Rocker Arm Systems available for Small Block Chevy with AFR 190-195-210 Cylinder Heads or Brodix Track 1 Cylinder Heads. We off them with a vast array of ratios; from 1.5, 1.6 and split 1.5 and 1.6 ratios.
These PQx Shaft Rocker Systems are made of 2024 aircraft quality aluminum allow extrusions and are relieved for extra valve spring clearance and anodized for added strength. They’re rated at 750lbs OSP (open spring pressure) and have an internal oiling system for lasting performance.
PRW has the answer for the racer who’s ready to push the performance envelope with stiffer valve springs, aggressive camshafts, and now AFR or Brodix Track 1 Heads. Our shaft rocker arm systems offer much more stability than your standard rocker or even a rocker arm set with stud girdles. Our added ratio options and split ratios also add a great benefit for engine builders and enthusiasts.
Our Part Number Line:
3535031 PEDESTAL-SHAFT ROCKER SYSTEM, CHEV SB 262-400, AFR 190-195-210 Cyl Heads, 1.50 Int/Exh Ratio
3535032 PEDESTAL-SHAFT ROCKER SYSTEM, CHEV SB 262-400, AFR 190-195-210 Cyl Heads, 1.60 Int/1.50Exh Ratio
3535033 PEDESTAL-SHAFT ROCKER SYSTEM, CHEV SB 262-400, AFR 190-195-210 Cyl Heads, 1.60 Int/Exh Ratio
3535035 PEDESTAL-SHAFT ROCKER SYSTEM, CHEV SB 262-400, Brodix Track 1 Cyl Heads, 1.50 Int/Exh Ratio
3535036 PEDESTAL-SHAFT ROCKER SYSTEM, CHEV SB 262-400, Brodix Track 1 Cyl Heads, 1.60 Int/1.50 Exh Ratio
3535037 PEDESTAL-SHAFT ROCKER SYSTEM, CHEV SB 262-400, Brodix Track 1 Cyl Heads, 1.60 Int/Exh Ratio
You can take a look at our line here: https://store.prw-usa.com/products/rocker-arms/shaft-mount-rocker-arms/chevy-sb-and-bb-billet-aluminum/
PRW Now Carries a Heavy Duty Main Cap Stud Kit for GM LS Series Engines!
We’re excited to announce our new Main Cap Stud Kit for your LS Engine. Available for 4.8, 5.3, 5.7, and 6.0L LS Based Engines from 1997-2015 with a 6 Bolt Main.
If you want to improve the life of your engine block, upgrade your stock bolts to stronger, more capable studs.
If you’re upgrading with higher horsepower parts, the higher cylinder pressures may cause the stock bolts to stretch which is knows as main cap “walk”. This can create high vibration causing damage to contacted surfaces. What can happen is the loosening of other parts such as main bearings and eventually oil pressure loss.
Our main cap upgrade replaces the stock bolts to high performance studs. PRW uses premium grade Custom 4150 Steel rated at “aircraft” quality. Our studs are then specially heat-treated to 180,000 psi. This heat treating procedure allows for total heat penetration which results in a stronger, more superior stud compared to lesser quality studs from other manufacturers.
Find purchase and pricing here: PRW Online Store – LS Main Cap Stud Kit