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.

Tightening Bolts

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