How to Install Connecting Rod Fasteners the Right Way!

Properly installing connecting rods is key to long engine life. Here, we take a look at the different ways to accomplish this task and which works best. 

There is perhaps no more important component contained in the internal combustion engine than the connecting rod fastener. Regardless of whether a particular connecting rod uses a bolt/nut arrangement, or a capscrew configuration, the connecting rod fastener's performance is critical. Understanding the details for proper installation is important for veteran engine builders and first-timers alike.

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