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K1 Connecting Rods

K1 Connecting Rods

K1 Forged Connecting Rods For Porsche Boxster, Cayman, and 911 Engines

LN Engineering's custom K1 forged connecting rods for Porsche Boxster, Cayman, and 911 models are an economical alternative to inferior factory "cracked cap" rods that can fail both on and off track. Beyond rod bolt failures common to M96 and M97 engines, engines with bore sizes larger than 99mm or that will be autocrossed or tracked need to have the original connecting rods replaced with a true forged connecting rod to prevent catastrophic beam failures that can completely destroy your engine beyond repair. With many years in the field of designing, engineering and manufacturing connecting rods and crankshafts, K1 will do their best to provide you with great products and world class customer service as you would expect from their parent company, Race Winning Brands, who also owns JE Pistons. K1 welcomes your phone calls, comments, requests and the opportunity to be your company of choice when it comes to quality forged connecting rods and crankshafts and a fair price.

Why choose K1 Connecting Rods for your Porsche Engine Rebuild?

K1 Technologies strives to bring their customers a high-quality connecting rod at an affordable price. K1 Technologies produces "RACEREADY" rods and cranks at very affordable prices. Their connecting rods and crankshafts are a cut above the average imported rod. Although they are forged overseas, K1 components are machined and finished in the United States to some of the tightest accepted tolerances in the racing industry with great attention to detail. K1's unique design, which is original to the K1 Technologies line of connecting rods, saves weight without sacrificing strength. K1 connecting rods feature ARP bolts exclusively.

K1 Quality and Materials

Premium 4340 chromoly steel is used to manufacture all K1 forged connecting rods and crankshafts. ARP 2000 rod bolts are included standard with all K1 connecting rods with 625+ Custom Age rod bolts available as an optional upgrade. Bearing bore tolerances are held to +/-.0001". Bronze bushings allow for a full-floating pin. All connecting rods are 100% designed, finished, and inspected in the USA in their Mentor, OH facility.

K1 Process

Before any finish work is done, K1 connecting rods are 100% mag particle inspected. ARP bolts are installed and tightened to our exacting specifications prior to honing to insure accurate and repeatable bore geometry. All K1 Technologies connecting rods are honed in-house and sizes are held to some of the tightest accepted tolerances in the industry. Rods are weight-matched into sets and boxed, with the rotating, reciprocating and total weights noted for convenient use in the balancing process.

Exclusive K1 Connecting Rods for Porsche Engines Sold only by LN Engineering

The K1 connecting rods offered exclusively by LN Engineering for use in Boxster, Cayman, and 911 models with the M96 or M97 engine are custom made to our specifications and are not sold anywhere else. For a little more than the cost of reconditioning the stock rods with new pin end bushings and ARP bolts, you can upgrade to a set of K1 Technologies connecting rods to prevent costly rod bolt and beam failures. K1 connecting rods are a great upgrade for your Porsche engine engine rebuild.