About Us

akerly and Childs

For over 50 years, Akerly & Childs has been the leading manufacture of High-Performance Race Car parts and accessories specializing in Xtreme Piston Rings and Engine Bearings. Founded by racing legend Rocky Childs, the high standards and commitment to producing quality products he instilled then still holds true today.

Akerly & Childs provides the highest-quality engine components including Piston Rings, Clevite Engine Bearings, and specialty tools specifically designed to meet the most extreme racing conditions. No matter what type of racing you are into, drag racing, circle track, tractor pulling, or even marine and offshore, we’ve got what you need to get your engine to produce maximum horsepower.

Our Xtreme Piston Rings are preferred by the top engine builders in the world. We offer Clevite Engine Bearings to complement our line of high-quality Pistons Rings and tools and lubricants specifically designed to use with our products including Ring Grinders, Assembly Oil, Bearing Lube, and Piston Ring Roundness Gauges.

We engineer strong, quality components for high-performance race engines that provide the best possible sealing for maximum power output.