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EMPI Forged Chromoly I-Beam Connecting Rods, Chevy Journal, 5.4", EMPI Rod Bolts

EMPI Forged Chromoly I-Beam Connecting Rods, Chevy Journal, 5.4", EMPI Rod Bolts

SKU:8352

Regular price $199.95 USD
Regular price Sale price $199.95 USD
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Some builders prefer using a crankshaft with Chevy rod journals, rather than stock VW ones.  The Chevy journals are 2", so they are slightly smaller diameter than stock VW.  This provides for less reciprocating weight. It also offers better clearance when using a large stroke, so it's less likely to make contact with the case and/or camshaft.  Since the bearing surfaces are smaller, they also have less friction, or bearing drag, so they provide better power.

These rods are a fantastic choice for any mid-performance street or off-road build.  We've used 'em a ton!

These rods are forged chromoly and work great on mid-performance street or off-road builds.  We've used them many times on the strip, as well. They're also stroker clearanced so you can fit that 74mm crank into your stock case, or not hit the cam with the 82mm stroke, etc.  

Available in different rod lengths to suit your performance or upgraded stock build needs.  

Also available with either EMPI rod bolts or ARP 8740 3/8" bolts.

Torque to 38 ft-lbs.