BMW Connecting Rod Modifications

John Edwards discusses how he machines BMW connecting rods to reduce weight for increased RPM for naturally aspirated and forced induction engines.

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Connecting Rod Balancing
See how connecting rods are balanced by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D, 949-631-6376

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Here's another connecting rod modification that John Edwards of Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine performs to reduce reciprocating weight. (949) 631-6376

BMW Valve Spring Seat Modification
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Crankshaft Balancing Counter Weight Reduction
This big block Chevy engine is getting a trim job on the crankshaft counter weights because we are installing some .400" longer connecting rods with some very light forgerd pistons. We had to remove a total of 400 grams to get the crankshaft to balance correctly. Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE and tell your friends about this channel.