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Wednesday
Jan052011

Selecting the best connnecting rods for your engine 

One of the most important and most stressed components in any high performance engine would have to be the connecting rods. These are the link between the crankshaft and the piston and if this particular component fails, the results are often catastrophic! (And expensive!)

Today I will explain what the differences are in the designs and different materials and what causes connecting rod failures. Firstly I will talk about the different designs and I will also add that there is absolutely no “right or wrong” in this game and certain engine builders will always favour a particular design and not always agree with what myself or anyone else writes about design for that matter, so I will go so far as to say what I am writing is merely based upon my own experiences.

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