Competition Connecting Rods

Competition Connecting Rods

24 things you need to know.

By Sam Logan:

Nothing undermines the legitimacy of a connecting rod maker more than a deficient batch of rods. They agonize constantly about heat
treatments, high revs, heavy pistons, heavy pins, the number of race laps between rebuilds, but probably most of all whether or not nitrous is being sprayed. It’s a complicated business determining minimum weight while yielding maximum strength, enough to withstand the abuse sustained by the average race motor.

Read the full story as published in Engine Professional magazine.

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