Connecting Rod and Connecting Rod Bearing

► Connecting rods that have been forged for high strength are used for weight reduction.

► Knock pins are used at the mating surfaces of the bearing caps of the connecting rod to minimize the shifting of the bearing caps during assembly.

► The connecting rods and caps are made of high-strength steel for weight reduction.

► Nutless-type plastic region tightening bolts are used on the connecting rods for a lighter design.

► An aluminum bearing is used for the connecting rod bearings.

► The connecting rod bearings are reduced in width to reduce friction.

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