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Garage Saurus Lightweight H-Beam Conrods for Nissan GT-R

April 19, 2009 Comments off


Garage Saurus have got the first sets of these H-beam forged connecting rods completed now as they make their first steps towards improving the internals of the VR38DETT’s bottom end. The H-beam design allows for a similar or improved strength over the forged I-beam standard rods with a significantly lower weight. In this case Garage Saurus weighed the standard conrods at 725.6 grams a piece while their H-beam items are just 582 grams each, a saving of 143.6 grams each or 861.6 grams of reciprocating mass total!

Each rod set comes fitted with ARP rod bolts and is rated for 800 ps. These will form an integral part of Garage Saurus’ upcoming engine upgrade set.

Update: Garage Saurus conrods priced at 168,000 yen per set.

Link: Garage Saurus Home Page