Where are Carrillo rods made?
These two pinnacle products are crafted at our headquarters and manufacturing plant in Irvine, California, USA where cutting edge technology and traditional craftsmanship skills come together. We believe quality is the fundamental and overarching principle that drives us to excellence. via
How do you identify Carrillo rods?
Q: How do I know if I have a CP-Carrillo rod? Often copied, but never duplicated. We laser engrave Job number on the side of the cap, utilize CP- Carrillo fasteners and laser our logo on the beam. If in doubt, call our office and we would be happy to help identify your connecting rod. via
What does a shorter connecting rod do?
A short rod will provide more piston speed on the opening side, but lower speeds on the closing side. The exhaust lobe, on the other hand, is opening and closing on the BDC side of rotation where a short rod provides slower piston speeds. Therefore, a long rod will increase piston speed during the exhaust events. via
What are Carrillo rods made of?
CP-Carrillo uses a proprietary steel to manufacture its connecting rods, named Carrilloy. It is a chrome, nickel, moly, vanadium alloy which meets all VAR (vacuum arc re-melt ASTM standards). via
Are CP Pistons forged?
Yes all of our parts all are forged. All CP-CARRILLO and BULLET Series pistons are forged for maximum strength and durability. via
What are Carr bolts?
Carrillo connecting rod bolts are high-quality, race-proven fasteners that maximize your rods' performance. Two different bolts are offered—H11 tools steel (WMC) and Multiphase (CARR) fasteners. These are critical units of your rod assemblies, so installation with the recommended lube is important. via
Do longer connecting rods make more power?
A longer rod makes more torque with the same piston force, and since it's less angular than a shorter rod, reduces sidewall loading and decreases friction. All of this adds up to more power. via
Does rod length affect piston speed?
While average piston speed is not affected by rod length, there is a difference in piston speed at varying points through the stroke. Shorter rods are faster through mid-stroke and spend less time at top dead center, while longer rods are slower through these areas but spend less time at the bottom of the stroke. via
Where are Mahle pistons made?
All pistons are manufactured in the Morristown, TN piston plant, including the MAHLE Motorsport parts used at virtually every racing venue in the world. All piston rings are produced in St. Johns, MI. via
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What are forged pistons?
Forged pistons employ a single lump of billet alloy which is stamped by the use of a die. The shape of the die determines the size and shape of the piston. via
Are Saenz rods good?
Saenz rods are manufactured to the highest standards and that's why famed race-engine builder Cosworth recommends them to its customers. via
What are long fishing rods for?
A rod's length affects casting distance, accuracy, and hook set leverage. Longer rods (over 7 feet) will cast farther than shorter rods of the same power and action, and shorter (<under 7 feet) rods will be more accurate. Longer rods also give you more leverage on the hook set, as they take up more line while swinging. via
Can you street drive aluminum rods?
Yes you can run them on the street but they will fail. Aluminum rods have a definite metal fatigue life and when that's reached they are going to come apart. via
What are three types of connecting rods?
Following are the types of connecting rod, used in various types of engines: Plain type rod. Fork and blade rod. Master and slave rod. via
Are aluminum rods good for the street?
aluminum rods are not for street use. They usually only last about 1 season or so in a race car too. via
What is maximum piston speed?
Safe piston speed is the maximum piston speed of a vehicle. At this speed pistons work effectively at highest efficiency. Around 26.9 m/s is the highest mean piston speed that is only possible in Formula 1 cars. via
How do you calculate the length of a rod?
Measure the length of the metal between the end of the connecting rod and its inner diameter, taking the measurement as close to center of the rod end as possible. Perform this measurement on both ends, then add the numbers together. Add the total to the sum of the halved inner diameters. via
How do you increase piston stroke?
You can increase the stroke on any crank by offset-grinding the rod journal, which moves the journal centerline away from the crank centerline. This also reduces the overall diameter of the rod journals, often requiring custom connecting rods to match. via
How do you calculate the ratio of a rod? (video)
What is a good bore to stroke ratio?
Typical bore-to-stroke ratios are between 1.1 and 1.2 to one in high-performance production engines, and may be greater than two to one in high-end racing applications such as Indycar and Formula One . The second two considerations gain in importance when fuel efficiency is paramount. via
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How does rod length affect torque?
Longer rods are usually used to provide higher torque at high RPMs with the same piston force, and since they are less angular than shorter rods, they minimize sidewall loading and friction. All of this adds up to increased power. via