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Which Con Rods

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by g60leigh, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. g60leigh

    g60leigh Well-Known Member

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    I am planning ahead for next year when I plan to take my car to the next level.
    I'm on the look of for some pre owned uprated con rods. Preferably from an abandoned build. I have been looking for IE rods as they seem to come highly recommended on here.
    But can anyone tell me which ones are compatible? Are all Audi VW Seat 1.8t ones going to be the same?

    Thanks

    I have a 2001 AMK if that info is needed.
     
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  3. Lewis583

    Lewis583 Active Member
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    The rods you will need are 144x20mm. Also rifle drilled are best to get as they have the oil feed to the little ends.

    Some variations of 1.8T come with 19mm gudgeon pins whereas yours are 20mm so be careful and make sure the seller gives the correct info before you buy.
     
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    in stock with me
     
  5. g60leigh

    g60leigh Well-Known Member

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    So wish I was close enough to come down and see you Bill.
    Are the prices on your web page?
    Thanks
     
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    rifle drilled £399+vat delivered
     
  7. g60leigh

    g60leigh Well-Known Member

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    Cheers Bill. Gotta get some more cash together. Are they I.E?
     
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    Sevv Pushing the limits..

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    they would be...

    im wondering what about the Tuscan rods? that I.E make
     
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    Don't scrimp on rods lads. They're not the cheapest mod in the world especially if you're having to pay labour for fitting too. Stick with a known brand and ensure they're rifle drilled too. Also don forget the cost of big end bearings too as the ones I bought were £100 by themselves.
     
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    calico coated bearings £65+vat here
     

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