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2022 Elgin PRO-STOCK® Catalog Highlights Expanded GM LS Coverage, BLACK ICE™ Super-Cryogenic Engine Parts and More

ELGIN, IL, Nov. 29, 2021…The 2022 Elgin PRO-STOCK® performance catalog, featuring hundreds of power-adding parts for GM LS Series engines and other popular performance applications, is now available from Elgin Industries. The catalog also highlights the company’s growing range of BLACK ICE™ super-cryogenically treated and tempered parts for a wide range of high-output engines.

Elgin PRO-STOCK is one of the performance industry’s most popular brands of precision-engineered, USA-quality components. The PRO-STOCK range includes thousands of valvetrain parts, timing components and sets, camshafts, oil pumps, chassis parts and other products engineered specifically for racing, street performance, marine, RV and other operating environments.

Elgin continues to expand its coverage of GM LS Gen III, IV and V engines, with available parts including camshafts, lifters, pushrods, rocker arms, head bolts, connecting rod bolts, main bearing cap bolts, oil pumps, timing chain sets, top-end kits, valves, valve springs, valve spring retainers, and more. All of these parts are available through leading distributors across North America.

Elgin also is the first major performance parts manufacturer to integrate advanced cryogenic technology into its U.S.-based production operations. By applying a precisely controlled combination of super-cryogenic and tempering treatments, the company has achieved several track-proven performance advantages: maximum attainable hardness; unsurpassed geometric stability and uniformity; and the virtual elimination of material stresses and mass changes.

BLACK ICE parts include camshafts, pushrods, rocker arm kits and studs, valves, valve springs, and valve spring retainers for the following engines: GM LS; GM small block and big block; Chrysler small block, Ford small block; and Pontiac.

The new Elgin PRO-STOCK catalog is available both online, at  https://www.elginind.com/prostock-catalog, and in print. To request a print catalog, contact your Elgin PRO-STOCK distributor, call 800-323-6764 or write to sales@elginind.com.

About Elgin Industries
Founded in 1919, Elgin is one of the world’s premier suppliers of push rods, piston pins, king pins, rocker arms, timing components, suspension parts and other products. Its Elgin PRO-STOCK® brand is a leading player in the street performance and racing markets. The company’s Elgin World Trade division exports engine, chassis and other parts to customers throughout Central and South America, the Middle East and other regions. To learn more about Elgin please call 1-800-323-6764, email sales@elginind.com and visit www.elginind.com.

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Elgin Introduces Original Equipment Lifter and Guide Assemblies For GM LS Engines Featuring Active Fuel Management

Elgin, IL…Elgin Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has introduced Elgin PRO-STOCK®  genuine original equipment valve lifter and guide assemblies for General Motors LS Series engines equipped with Active Fuel Management technology.

Available now through leading engine parts distributors, these pre-assembled sets (#HLG-7011FRA) feature the same parts offered by GM, including two each of the AFM-equipped engine’s front and rear guides and lifters. All parts are marked for fast, easy installation.

Please note, these sets should not be used with GM engines equipped with Dynamic Fuel Management, or Dynamic Skip Fire, technology.

AFM technology, formerly known as Displacement on Demand, utilizes a valve lifter oil manifold (VLOM) to deactivate the intake and exhaust valve lifters on cylinders 1, 4, 6 and 7 for increased fuel economy under certain operating conditions. The lifters used on these cylinders are taller and feature special oil holes. It is important that new guides be used when changing lifters due to degradation of the guides’ polymer material.

Engine builders and performance enthusiasts worldwide rely on Elgin PRO-STOCK high-performance components. From complete power-adding valvetrain packages to an impressive lineup of race-winning parts for GM LS Series engines and BLACK ICE™ super-cryogenically enhanced parts, Elgin PRO-STOCK offers a proven path to unforgettable performance.

About Elgin Industries
Elgin Industries is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components to organizations such as Fiat Chrysler, Deere & Company, Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Mack and Navistar. Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and received its certificates of registration to the IATF16949:2009 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. It also has achieved Ford Q1 Quality Certification. To learn more about Elgin please call 1-800-323-6764, email sales@elginind.com and visit www.elginind.com.

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Elgin Industries Earns John Deere’s Highest Supplier Rating for Ninth Consecutive Year

Elgin, IL…Elgin Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of engine and chassis components for the original equipment and replacement markets, has earned John Deere’s highest supplier rating for the ninth consecutive year. This honor was announced during the recent John Deere Achieving Excellence program awards ceremony in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Elgin has earned Achieving Excellence Partner-level status each year since 2012. Elgin also was 2017 Achieving Excellence Supplier of the Year and is a member of the John Deere Supplier Hall of Fame. The company provides precision-engineered piston pins and push rods to John Deere production facilities around the world.

“Every award we receive is a source of pride for our organization, but this one carries added meaning due to the unique challenges associated with the pandemic,” said Elgin President Bill Skok, grandson of the founder of the 102-year-old company. “In spite of all the outside distractions over the past year, our team members never lost sight of their responsibility to build and deliver world-class parts for this important global customer.”

About Elgin Industries
Elgin Industries is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components to organizations such as Fiat Chrysler, Deere & Company, Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Mack and Navistar. Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and received its certificates of registration to the IATF16949:2009 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. It also has achieved Ford Q1 Quality Certification. To learn more about Elgin please call 1-800-323-6764, email sales@elginind.com and visit www.elginind.com.

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Elgin Industries supplies the HL178 / HL-7011WT LS engine AFM hydraulic lifter.

Active Fuel Management from General Motors

Thank you for your interest in GM hydraulic lifter information. The GM LS engines all share the standard GM roller lifter.  The lifter was developed in the GenII LT1 and Vortec Engines. This HL-2148 is what most people commonly refer to as the LS7 lifter.

In the engines equipped with AFM, the HL-7011 controls the de-activated cylinders. For instance, this HL-7011WT is known as the HL178 hydraulic lifter.  Today’s GM engines are DFM Dynamic Fuel Management. The DFM is different from AFM.

Lifter failure is the fuse of your engine

The spring on the top of the lifter body is designed by General Motors as the fuse of the valvetrain. If the vehicle computer activates the VLOM at the wrong ignition valve timing, the spring is designed to collapse. This saves the rest of the engine from damage. As long as the tolerances of the valves, valve springs, pistons, rocker arms, pushrods are to the manufacturer’s original specifications. Here at Elgin Industries, we offer auto parts equivalent to OEM interchange.

Intermittent ground fault with your vehicle PCM is the most common cause for lifter failure. The collapsed spring is a mechanical fuse designed to compensate for electrical failure. To prevent the issue from reoccurring, you should further inspect the electrical system. This includes GenIII, GenIV, and GenV LS engines.

Replacement auto parts for the AFM LS engine

When replacing the lifters, be sure to change a few other parts too. Lifter guides can fail from polymer fatigue. The worn guides can allow the lifter to spin in the bore causing engine failure. Elgin Industries’ lifter guides are OE. They are the same as you would buy from the parts department at your new car & truck dealership.

Although we do not supply the VLOM, or the matching VLOM filter, these should also be replaced with the new lifters. A certified technician could also test your Variable Lift Oil Manifold. This applies to any AFM Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, or GM Product.

If the cam was damaged, you should be certain the new AFM camshaft is correct for the vehicle VIN. Some vehicle owners are choosing a complete AFM delete kit from reputable suppliers. We do not offer a complete kit, however, we do offer many parts. In addition we offer timing sets for one bolt and three bolt camshaft conversions. More of Elgin Industries LS engine parts are available in our online catalog.

Your resource for quality Engine & Chassis parts

In conclusion, the overall design of the pushrod V8 engine continues to prove reliable. After all, it’s compact size has found it’s way into a variety of light and medium duty truck platforms. Parcel package delivery transports, pump & power generation, and defense contract vehicles all share LS power. Elgin offers a full line of engine and chassis components. How can we help you?

Elgin Industries continues to supply engine & chassis parts for global and domestic markets. As a Tier One original equipment manufacturer, we also supply aftermarket auto parts. Similarly, you can find our parts from world wide wholesalers and regional distribution warehouses. In addition, we supply production engine remanufacturers, as well as machine shop engine rebuilders. Above all, we’d be happy to connect you with a distributor if you need help locating Elgin parts.

Please feel free to contact us today!

sales@elginind.com  USA & Canada

worldtrade@elginind.com outside the USA

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Elgin Expands Range of OE-Grade Fasteners for GM LS Gen III, IV and V Engines

Elgin, IL…Elgin Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has added to its extensive range of original equipment-grade fasteners for popular General Motors LS Series engines. It is important to replace head bolts, main bearing cap bolts and other hardware after one use to prevent loss of clamp load and potential engine damage.

The following fasteners are now available through Elgin distributors:

GM LS Gen III and IV

Inner Main Cap Bolt (Replaces GM#12560272)                    Elgin EHC-1002

M10 x 2 x 103.6

Side Main Cap Bolt (Replaces GM#12556127)                     Elgin EHC-1003

M8 x 1.25 x 24

Outer Main Cap Bolt (Replaces GM#12560273)                   Elgin EHC-1006

M10 x 2 x 84 (Bottom)

M8 x 1.25 x 17 (Top)

Complete Set of Bolts for One Engine (30 Pieces)               Elgin EHC-1007S

GM LS Gen V

Head Bolt (Replaces GM#11546959)                                    Elgin EHC-2450

Main Bearing Cap Bolt (Replaces GM#11548075)               Elgin EHC-1004

M10 x 2 x 82

Main Bearing Cap Bolt (Replaces GM#11548076)               Elgin EHC-1005

M10 x 2 x 96

Each Elgin fastener meets OE specifications and is machined from U.S.-grade materials to ensure superior strength and reliability.

Elgin is the premier manufacturer of push rods, rocker arms, valves, valve springs, camshafts, lifters, timing sets and other precision-engineered components for automotive, high-performance, and medium and heavy-duty engines. The company operates a state-of-the-art engineering, manufacturing and distribution complex in Elgin, Illinois.

For more information regarding Elgin products and to look up available parts for any popular engine, please visit www.elginind.com.

About Elgin Industries
Elgin Industries, established in 1919, is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components to organizations such as Fiat Chrysler, Deere & Company, Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Mack and Navistar. Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and received its certificates of registration to the IATF16949:2009 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. It also has achieved Ford Q1 Quality Certification. To learn more about Elgin please call 1-800-323-6764, email sales@elginind.com and visit www.elginind.com.

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Elgin Industries Expands All-Makes Offering of OE-Style Coil Springs

Elgin, IL…Elgin Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has dramatically expanded its offering of original equipment-style replacement coil springs for passenger and commercial vehicle applications. The Elgin coil springs range now includes all-makes coverage of vehicles originally equipped with constant- or variable-rate springs. The company also offers an extensive range of springs engineered specifically for classic muscle car applications.

Elgin coil springs are manufactured from U.S.-grade steel wire and are coated for exceptional protection from corrosion and road debris. Available designs range in free height from 9” to 21” and load height from 6” to 16”.  Available load ratings range from 175 to 6,000 pounds.

In addition to OE-quality coil springs, Elgin offers an extensive selection of replacement ball joints, tie rod ends, idler arms, sway bar links and bushings/kits for domestic and foreign nameplate passenger vehicles. Also available is a full range of steering and suspension components for commercial vehicles.

For additional information regarding Elgin coil springs, click on the “Coil Spring Catalog” link at www.elginind.com. To look up any Elgin chassis component, simply use the website’s “eCatalog” link.

About Elgin Industries
Elgin Industries, established in 1919, is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components to organizations such as Fiat Chrysler, Deere & Company, Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Mack and Navistar. Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and received its certificates of registration to the IATF16949:2009 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. It also has achieved Ford Q1 Quality Certification. To learn more about Elgin please call 1-800-323-6764, email sales@elginind.com and visit www.elginind.com.

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Elgin PRO-STOCK® Brand Expands Offering for Ford 5.0L ‘Coyote’ Engines

Elgin, IL…Elgin Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has announced an expansion of its popular Elgin PRO-STOCK® offering of performance engine parts, with a full portfolio of parts now available for Ford 5.0L “Coyote” engines. These naturally aspirated, DOHC engines are found in Mustang GT, Mustang Boss 302 and F150 models.

The Elgin PRO STOCK lineup for these engines now includes the following precision-engineered, original equipment-quality performance parts:

  • Camshafts
  • Hydraulic Lash Adjustment Lifters
  • Cam Followers
  • Cam Phasers
  • Crankshaft Sprocket
  • Tensioners – Primary and Secondary
  • Tensioner Guides
  • Timing Chains – Primary and Secondary
  • Valves – Intake and Exhaust
  • Valve Springs
  • Valve Locks
  • Valve Stem Seals
  • Valve Guides
  • Oil Pump Screen

“As a leading OE manufacturer, Elgin has unique insight into the operating demands of many of the most popular performance engines. Our modern muscle car offering, including parts for the popular ‘Coyote’ platform, is an outstanding choice for any engine builder or performance enthusiast,” said Rick Simko, sales and marketing manager, Elgin Industries.

For a complete list of available products for any engine, contact your parts supplier or click on the “eCatalog” link at www.elginind.com.

About Elgin Industries
Elgin Industries, established in 1919, is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components to organizations such as Fiat Chrysler, Deere & Company, Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Mack and Navistar. Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and received its certificates of registration to the IATF16949:2009 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. It also has achieved Ford Q1 Quality Certification. To learn more about Elgin please call 1-800-323-6764, email sales@elginind.com and visit www.elginind.com.

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Elgin® Muscle Car Steering Kits Help Restore Vehicle Performance, Safety

Elgin, IL…Elgin Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of engine and chassis components, has introduced an extensive range of original equipment-quality front-end steering system repair kits covering classic muscle cars from General Motors and Ford.

Each Elgin front-end steering kit includes the high-quality replacement components needed to help restore safe, precise steering and handling. Available kits include:

  • GM A-Body, X-Body & G-Body (inner and outer tie rods, sleeves, idler arm and center link)
  • GM Truck (inner and outer tie rods, sleeves, idler arm and center link)
  • Ford Mustang (tie rod ends, sleeves and idler arm)

“Our steering repair kits and other repair solutions for muscle cars are already extremely popular among classic car enthusiasts,” said Rick Simko, sales and marketing manager, Elgin Industries. “Rather than needing to look up each individual component, repair professionals and do-it-yourselfers can restore the entire steering system by ordering a single part number.”

Elgin also offers complete front-end rebuild kits and bushing kits covering 1960s and ’70s era muscle cars from Ford, GM and MOPAR. For a complete list of available products, contact your performance parts supplier or click on the “eCatalog” link at www.elginind.com.

About Elgin Industries
Elgin Industries, established in 1919, is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components to organizations such as Fiat Chrysler, Deere & Company, Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Mack and Navistar. Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and received its certificates of registration to the IATF16949:2009 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. It also has achieved Ford Q1 Quality Certification. To learn more about Elgin please call 1-800-323-6764, email sales@elginind.com and visit www.elginind.com.

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An Update on COVID-19

To our customers,

As we continue to navigate the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, our first thought is for the safety and well-being of our employees and customers. At Elgin Industries, we are committed to providing you high quality products, maintaining a safe and productive environment for our employees, and playing our part in helping to mitigate the effects of the pandemic. I want to assure you that Elgin Industries is following CDC, OSHA and local Health Department recommendations. We have implemented engineering and administrative controls that allow for social distancing, health monitoring, strict cleaning and sanitation as well as other measures to minimize employees’ exposure to COVID-19.

At this point only essential visitors are being welcomed to our building, and are required to follow a specific protocol. All employees and visitors should wear a face covering over nose and mouth when entering the premises.

We continue to evaluate and update our measures to reflect any changes recommended by the CDC.

Sincerely,

Bill Skok
President

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Elgin Industries Offers Expanded Range of Parts for Ford 6.7L Engines

Elgin, IL…Elgin Industries, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of engine and chassis components, continues to expand its original equipment and aftermarket engine parts range for leading medium- and heavy-duty engines. Now available through Elgin distributors is an extensive portfolio of OE-quality replacement components for Ford 6.7L diesel engines, including 406 CID “Scorpion” engines, model years 2011-2019.

The following new Elgin® parts are available immediately for Ford 6.7L 32-valve diesel engines commonly found in F-250, F-350, F-450 and F-550 Super Duty trucks:

  • Camshaft
  • Lifters/Tappets
  • Push Rods
  • Sprockets
  • Valves – Intake and Exhaust
  • Valve Guides
  • Valve Locks
  • Valve Springs
  • Valve Spring Retainers
  • Valve Stem Oil Seals
  • Head Bolts
  • Main Bearing Cap Bolts
  • Rocker Arms
  • Intake Manifold – Lower
  • Exhaust Manifold – Right
  • Exhaust Manifold Heat Shield

Elgin is the premier manufacturer of push rods, rocker arms, valves, valve springs, camshafts, lifters, timing sets and other precision-engineered components for light-, medium- and heavy-duty engines. The company operates a state-of-the-art engineering, manufacturing and distribution complex in Elgin, Illinois.

For more information regarding Elgin products and to look up available parts for any popular engine, please visit www.elginind.com.

About Elgin Industries
Elgin Industries, established in 1919, is a Tier One supplier of original equipment engine and chassis components to organizations such as Fiat Chrysler, Deere & Company, Ford, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Mack and Navistar. Elgin has earned dozens of quality awards and received its certificates of registration to the IATF16949:2009 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System. It also has achieved Ford Q1 Quality Certification. To learn more about Elgin please call 1-800-323-6764, email sales@elginind.com and visit www.elginind.com.

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