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Modern engine conrods are subjected to much higher torque and horsepower levels than ever. The good news is that connecting rod technology has advanced dramatically and current rod designs are up to the task. The improvements in metallurgy and machining techniques and machinery have made the best rods ever available in a wide range of styles that will fit most budgets.
Our goal at Connecting Rods .Net is to provide you the discount prices and fast shipping on a wide variety of top quality connecting rods, along with the information and rod specifications you need to choose the best connecting rods for your engine project.
Connecting Rods for High Performance and Racing Engines
Connecting rods for high performance and racing engines are available in many different designs, applications and materials. A restored muscle car replaces different demands on a con rod than a high rpm motocross bike does. We offer a huge selection of different connecting rods to cover a huge assortment of different engine applications and requirements.
The most popular rod types are the I beam and H beam, but there are many others. Connecting rods are made from many different materials such as 5140 steel, 4340 steel, aluminum and even titanium. The style, material, dimensions and fasteners are all chosen based on the rods intended use. Connecting rods are one of the most highly stressed components in an internal combustion engine. To insure maximum performance and reliability the best connecting rod possible for your application should be chosen.
Selecting Connecting Rods
Selecting the proper connecting rod for your intended use is critical to building an engine that will provide superior performance and reliability. To make a decision as to what is the best rod for your engine project you have to consider many things. Variables such as the way the engine will be used, intended rpm range, power level, racing class rules and the budget for your project all come into play. It is always best to go with a stronger rod than needed as choosing a rod that is barely adequate for the job will often lead to problems.
Connecting Rods and Supercharged, Nitrous or Turbo Engines
Another very critical item to consider is if you will be using a power adder on your engine. The use of a supercharger, turbo or NOS is more common today than ever before. Each of these power adders increases the loads that your connecting rods must be able to withstand and transfer to the crankshaft. We offer a wide range of con rods that are designed to stand up to the unique demands of nitrous, turbocharged and supercharged engines.
Connecting Rod Manufacturers
We sell a wide range of connecting rods from the best quality manufacturers in the industry. We have engine rods available for everything from a high performance street car to all out competition vehicles. If you do not see the con rods you need for your project or if you have application questions please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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