Connecting Rod Weight Reduction

Here's another weight reduction method used by John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine. Check it out! www.engine-machining.com

More Videos...


Honda D16 Connecting Rod Lightening
Watch as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine Shop takes a set of D16 Honda rods and lightens them on the engine lathe. He removed over 40 grams of material! (949) 631-6376 Don't forget o 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE!





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





1500 hp vs. 500 hp Connecting Rods
In this episode, a 1500 hp rated forged billet I-beam connecting rod is compared against a 500 hp rated stock cast connecting rod. The geometry, stronger material, and lower mass help to increase the load carrying capacity of the new connecting rod.





Valve Pocket Machining.wmv
Watch as John Edwards machines valve pockets with a home-made tool made from an Exhaust valve. These are the pistons out of his Fiat 850 Sedan race car. Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine (949) 631-6376




Follow