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 Post subject: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:15 pm 
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I see the max speending conrod's. but i do know this is good.


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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:25 am 
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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:47 am 
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How much power are you aiming for?

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1989-GTi: 3Tech 210/340 Cams,Cultus IM, B&G springs, TD04L turbo, Apexi SAFC, Suzukird UD pulley, Circuitse7en dual boost controller, AEM wideband, AEM water / meth injection kit, HKS bov.
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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:24 am 
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i think make turbo,in between 10 and 15 PSI. 200hp +-


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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:38 pm 
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erickramos wrote:
i think make turbo,in between 10 and 15 PSI. 200hp +-


You won't need those con rods for the power you're looking for.
Remember, stock GTi rods (and crank) are forged.
I'm using stock GTi rods at 18psi. Should be making around 205hp.
As long as it doesn't detonate, you'll be fine. I'm also using water / meth injection to help with that. Btw, I do have those max speeding rods. But I haven't used them yet. Maybe they're good for 275+hp.

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1991-GTi: JE 75mm 11:1 pistons,Ported head, Single UD pulley (OCC),Sandros chip,Aluminium flywheel,3tech 222/365 cams, Cultus headers,Cultus IM,50mm tb,Crane cams adjustable cam gears,Apex suspension, 4.39fd GB.
1989-GTi: 3Tech 210/340 Cams,Cultus IM, B&G springs, TD04L turbo, Apexi SAFC, Suzukird UD pulley, Circuitse7en dual boost controller, AEM wideband, AEM water / meth injection kit, HKS bov.
2001-Altezza AS200: Stock.-sold
2003-EVO7 GT-A
Aruba "one happy island".


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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:33 am 
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realy good. i have a question.

my crankshaft is 0,25 mm whith ACL bearings.
i can put turbo?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:34 am 
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i buy a maxspending conrod's, but i see this no have the jet cooler hole.
it's a problem?


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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:50 am 
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Anybody have any follow up experience with these? I'm hearing a lot of good things, most of the negative comments are those who are assuming they are junk.

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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 1:20 pm 
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There is a clearance issue I have read with the beefier studs/bolts that go with. I don't think it was that big of a deal though.


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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:28 pm 
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Currently running spool forged rods which are very similar to the max speeding ones... the only clearance issue is the main cap girdle hits rod bolt head... a slight bend/ tweak of girdle fixes it very easily. I can't speak for the max speeding rods but I love my spool rods.... well made and very tough.

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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:41 am 
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db wrote:
Anybody have any follow up experience with these? I'm hearing a lot of good things, most of the negative comments are those who are assuming they are junk.


Still have mine yet to be used. Hopefully this year. :(

But I have doubts; The rods are heavy which will influence performance. If I use these rods I'll use bigger low compression pistons which will also influence performance. To compensate for this I assume I'll have to use a bigger turbo than the td04-13t, which will also affect drivebility.

I've yet to find a bigger turbo but with quick spool up for my application.

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1989-GTi: 3Tech 210/340 Cams,Cultus IM, B&G springs, TD04L turbo, Apexi SAFC, Suzukird UD pulley, Circuitse7en dual boost controller, AEM wideband, AEM water / meth injection kit, HKS bov.
2001-Altezza AS200: Stock.-sold
2003-EVO7 GT-A
Aruba "one happy island".


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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
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Mile High Racing wrote:
a slight bend/ tweak of girdle fixes it very easily.


You mean the 2 brace on the main caps that only comes in the mk2 engines?

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1989-GTi: 3Tech 210/340 Cams,Cultus IM, B&G springs, TD04L turbo, Apexi SAFC, Suzukird UD pulley, Circuitse7en dual boost controller, AEM wideband, AEM water / meth injection kit, HKS bov.
2001-Altezza AS200: Stock.-sold
2003-EVO7 GT-A
Aruba "one happy island".


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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:04 pm 
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But I have doubts; The rods are heavy which will influence performance. If I use these rods I'll use bigger low compression pistons which will also influence performance. To compensate for this I assume I'll have to use a bigger turbo than the td04-13t, which will also affect drivebility.
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These rods are lighter than stock rods. You're not going to need a different turbo simply because you're using different rods. I'm using a Td04-13t and love it.

I ordered these rods and am going to give them a try.

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 Post subject: Re: forged conrod's
PostPosted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:35 pm 
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instant_shine wrote:
Mile High Racing wrote:
a slight bend/ tweak of girdle fixes it very easily.


You mean the 2 brace on the main caps that only comes in the mk2 engines?

Yes that's what I mean.

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