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Bearing Tangs 1: How to read notes about bearing tangs of connecting rods?

  • Author:Rebecca Yu
  • Source:www.hurricanerods.com
  • Release on:2017-07-21
There are two kinds of common bearing tangs on the connecting rods , which shown in our Custom Rods Specification Sheet ( Picture as below ) ,we usually called it as T1 and T2.

When developing a new rod model or for custom rods , we will require sample or full drawing, or the full specs same with our Custom Rods Specification Sheet. So when you have to fill the full specs in our Custom Rods Specification Sheet, to ensure we can understand each other easily on bearing tangs , please follow the steps as below :

1st step : Putting the rods in your hand , small end up, big end down

2nd step : Facing to the bearing tangs where you can see the bearing tangs position clearly .

T1 : 


Note : Most of BMW connecting rods and Nissan connecting rods use T1 bearing tangs, such as BMW M20 135mm Rods , BMW M20 130mm Rods , BMW M20 140mm Rods, BMW M30B35 135mm Rods, BMW M3S54 139mm Rods, BMW M3 3.0L 142mm Rods , Nissan RB30 152.4mm Rods , Nissan RB25/26 121.49mm Rods etc .

T2 :


Note : Most of Honda connecting rods and Toyota connecting rods use T2 bearing tangs . Such as : Honda B18A 134.37mm Rods, Honda D16 137mm Rods ,Honda F20C 152.98mm Rods, Toyota 2jzgte 142mm Rods,Toyota 1kd 158.5mm Rods, Toyota 1FZ 154.02mm Rods etc.

Hurricane also manufacture various bearing tang positions for connecting rods , you can look at some pictures as below , and you are welcome to contact our experienced staff to learn about more details .


If the notes about bearing tangs aren’t shown in the drawing , that means the conrods without bearing tangs .

Finally, a new article of " How to measure bearing tangs of connecting rods ? " will be shown next week , we will update soon .