1. Properly Torqued: Measuring Connecting Rod Bolt Stretch

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    Did you know that some of the most stressed components in any race engine are the connecting rod bolts? When you’re spinning that high-revving small block to 8500 RPM, the engine is going through 140+ cycles per second. This means that those tiny fasteners are trying to keep the cap from slinging off the end of the connecting rod, at incredibly high speeds and pressures, and doing so repeatedly for hours. Now, with that in mind, wouldn’t it make sense to take the extra time to make sure those rod bolts are within spec and able to keep your rotating assembly in one piece? Today, let’s discuss what bolt stretch is, why you should prefer it to a traditional torque spec, and then guide you through the measuring process.

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  2. How BoostLine Takes Connecting Rod Design To The Next Level!

    BoostLine Connecting Rod Design

    Not all rods are created equal. Take a deep dive into what sets BoostLine connecting apart as we explore the processes of design, engineering, and manufacturing a boost-ready rod.

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  3. Why You Should be Checking Connecting Rod Bolt Stretch | Diesel Engine Assembly

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    Learn why checking bolt stretch is one of several critical factors when building a performance diesel engine with BoostLine connecting rods.

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  4. Industry's Strongest Connecting Rods for Duramax and Cummins Diesel Engines

    BoostLine Diesel Connecting Rod

    Since BoostLine’s introduction to the high-horsepower world, our patented, 3-pocket design connecting rods have powered many different engines across many different disciplines of racing, from drifting to drag racing. With success in testing and development for up to 2,000HP with our connecting rod line for various gas engines, we recognized the need for reliable performance in the performance diesel world.

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  5. The Engineering and Science Behind BoostLine Connecting Rods

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    Take a dive into the engineering and technology behind BoostLine's 3-pocket rod design and how it's able to support 2,000HP+.

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  6. BoostLine Powering More Racers With Expanded Rod Lineup!

    BoostLine connecting rods expanded applications

    BoostLine continues to grow, and our connecting rod lineup is growing with us! See why we build rods the way we do, and what racers can benefit from BoostLine performance.

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  7. Bring on the Boost! BoostLine Rods for Subaru EJ20 and EJ25 Engines

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    BoostLine rods for Subaru EJ20 and EJ25 engines takes the power and boost potential of an already potent platform to the next level!

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  8. Video: Hey, Honda Lovers! Learn all about BoostLine B18C Rods!

    Honda B18C BoostLine connecting rods

    Is your Honda B18C making big boost and big power? BoostLine rods are up to the challenge.

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  9. Video: BoostLine Introduces 6.000in and 6.385in Rods for Small- and Big-Block Chevy Engines

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    BoostLine rods for big-and small-block Chevrolet engines are in stock with more applications on the way. Watch the video to learn more about these 2,000hp capable, boost-ready rods!

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  10. BoostLine Honda K24 Rods Are Ready for Massive Power

    Honda K series connecting rods

    BoostLine K24 rods are in stock and ready for outrageous boosted power! Learn more about these purpose-built, high-cylinder pressure, power adder connecting rods.

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