Need a forged rod for your 2.5 build, but don't want to break the bank? You asked and we listened!
Over the past 10 years we have built literally hundreds of 2.5 Duratec engines in the shop for MX5 2.5 conversions. And have used quality connecting rods from Molnar, Manley,Saenz, as well as a few others. Super high quality products from all of them! But there has always been a blank spot in the market for folks that want a high quality option, but at a lower price point. Folks that want to build a street/track/autocross engine to handle serious power, but don't want the high cost of the name brands on the market. So we set out to bring another option to the table. We think we have hit the nail on the head!
We started by producing our own drawings, then looked around to find a production partner that could produce out 1 Goal forged rods in quantity that would make sense, bring the price point down for the budget minded enthusiast, AND maintain a high standard of quality. We had a list of qualities that we would not bend on;
- STRONG H BEAM DESIGN
- BUILT FROM 4340 CHROMOLY STEEL
- HEAT TREATED
- SHOT PEANED
- TIGHT +/- .0001 FINISH TOLERANCES
- FINISH HONED IN THE USA
- BRONZE FULL FLOATING PIN BUSHINGS
- ARP 2000 3/8 ROD BOLTS
- BALANCED IN SETS
After having sets of prototypes built by 6 different companies, we selected the two best ( and they were all very good) for tolerance and weight and built engines around them for testing. We TORTURED each engine on the dyno, and while we had no failures, we selected what we thought was the best set and begain production. We have also long term beta tested two cars, one turbo (375 whp) and one normal atmospheric 11.5:1 autocross car
1GOAL.................................. HIGH QUALITY, LOW COST!