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Old 05-07-2007, 10:42 AM   #1
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Can anybody here tell when is the time to replace the engine conrod? I'm planning to replace my piston and sleeves and I'm not sure if I should replace my conrod.

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If you are replacing your piston/sleeve, then it's logical to replace the Connecting Rod at the same time. Rods are replaced as a preventive and maintenance, meaning you should replace it before it breaks.
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Are there measurement guidelines for replacing a connecting rod? For example, if it visually looks to be in good condition (no cracks or stress marks), are there specific measurements to help determine its replacement. Is there a guideline on measuring the bearing diameter and roundness to the crankshaft pin and piston pin?

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Some answers to your questions are posted here:
http://www.rctech.net/forum/showthread.php?t=148184
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Rainer,

Thanks for the link. That had the info I was looking for.

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Some answers to your questions are posted here:
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Very go info Hawaii, when are you going to wright a book on all this info you have, you could make some bucks..
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What can we say rmdhawaii and afm are the online rctech rc resources.

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thank you for the comments.
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