Connecting rods are some of the hardest working parts inside an engine. Fortunately, rod failures from severe overloading don’t happen that often. However, they can occur in racing or extreme street performance applications. So here's what you need to know.
Banks Racing Engines specializes in late-model stock engines for the Whelen All-American series, which recently made rule changes that require engine rebuilds. Shop owner Billy Banks is updating one engine at a time to get his customers ready for race season.
Rhyne Competition Engines prides itself on being a rather diverse shop capable of working on performance, marine and off-road engines, so when a customer brought in an AMC AMX engine, Mike McKinney was excited to dive into the project.