EMPI 4140 CHROMOLY I-BEAM RODS EMPI's I-Beam Rods use the O.E. design but are forged from 4140 chromoly to give you a high strength rod that's easy on your budget. 3/8" 8740 200,000 psi tensile load rod bolts add all the strength and reliability necessary for this rod design. Radiused caps aid in stroker clearancing. Three different sizes cover most of the popular engine applications. Combine with an EMPI counter weighted crank to build a dependable lower end for moderate performance engines. Torque these 3/8" bolts to 39 ft. lbs. We also now offer an economical version of our I-beam rod. This rod is the same 4140 chromoly design but uses 170,000 PSI 8740 5/16" chromoly rod bolts. This rod is only available for 5.394" VW journal. (Torque these 5/16" bolts to 24-26 ft. lbs.) All rods are sold in matched weight sets of 4.
8340 - I-Beam Rod, 5.394", VW Journal 2.165"/55mm (EMPI Rod Bolts)