Questions tagged [connecting-rod]

Part of an engine that connects the piston to the crankshaft.

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Rod broke piston's stock

I have a 2006 Chevy with a 6.0 and it broke a rod so I took a saw and cut the rod off the piston With the stuck piston is it OK to drive it still starts.
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1987 dodge W100 making a loud tap/knock after rebuild

I have just finished rebuilding my 318 and have not even been able to move it yet, I started it and was hearing a very bad exhaust leak and tap. I put a left over gasket on the one side (along with ...
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What is the name of this linkage part?

Car is a honda civic vti 1999 manual. What is the name of this part? I'm pretty sure its called the anti roll bar\sway\stabiliser bar LINKAGE, however if I remember right mechanic kept saying your '...
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Measuring crank and rod journals

Does anyone have any pointers for mic'ing main bearing and rod journals? My engine has all of the main caps cast as an integral part of the lower block so I can't see how I can reliably use ...
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Connecting rod bearing

Just measured connecting rod bearing clearance with plastigage and found that the clearance is beyond the "allowable .022-.069mm (.00086-.0027inch)". How do I find out which type of rod bearings I ...
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On rebuilding an engine: can anyone define "free spinning the crankshaft"?

As I'm adding more parts to the engine I'm rebuilding, and reading its Haynes and other manuals, I get more confused with those parts that should let the crankshaft "free spinning", as said in the ...
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Con rod fastener's washers: tabbed or spring washers?

The engine I'm rebuilding (Skoda Estelle/120, 70's, RWD, rear mounted engine) has a mix of different washers in its con rod bolts: some were tabbed washers, other spring washers... two or three bolts ...
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Rod knock in my engine?

Kindly assist. My 1GFE engine had a rod knock sound and I replaced all the bearings, oil filter, cleaned the sump & strainer and tolled it with brand new fully synthetic oil. The engine ran for ...
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