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PRO SERIES TURBO TUFF "I" BEAM STEEL CONNECTING RODS
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Manley Pro Series connecting rods are forged from aircraft quality 4340 vacuum degassed material. Each rod is fully machined in the Manley Lakewood, NJ factory to the highest standards. Our signature "Turbo Tuff" design combines the appropriate weight and rugged strength for ultimate horsepower applications. Each rod is shot peened after machining and magnafluxed. Bores are round and without taper. Bend and twist is tightly controlled. Like our "Turbo Tuff" series, our 300M rods utilize all of the same machining processes and our held to the same high standards but are made from 300M alloy. Cap fasteners are 7/16" APR 2000 cap screws. Horsepower range for the 4340 rods is 1,250+ and 1,400+ for the 300M.

Part # Center-to-Center Big End Bore Big End Width Pin Diameter Pin Bore Gram Weight
  GT-R 3.8 VR38DETT*
14424-6 6.500" 2.323" .897" .9055" (23 mm) .9063" 733
  GT-R 3.8 VR38DETT 300M alloy Lightweight design*
15424-6 6.500" 2.323" .897" .9055" (23 mm) .9063" 733
  GT-R 3.8 VR38DETT 300M alloy Heavyweight design
15524-6 6.500" 2.323" .897" .9055" (23 mm) .9063" 805
* 14424 and 15424 are drop in designs - no balancing required

VR38 - Pro Series Tri-Beam Design

  • Tapered I-Beam with undercut beam profile optimizes strength-to-weight
  • Ribbed pin end surround helps to maintain pin bore roundness
  • Pin oil holes at 10:00 and 2:00 improve pin bore lubrication
  • Large radius cap corners with a shallow bolt spotface improves crank end fatigue strength
Part # Center-to-Center Big End Bore Big End Width Pin Diameter Pin Bore Gram Weight
  GT-R 3.8 VR38DETT
14424TB-6 6.500" 2.323" .897" .9055" (23mm) .9063" 745
  GT-R 3.8 VR38DETT 300M alloy
15424TB-6 6.500" 2.323" .897" .9055" (23mm) .9063" 730
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