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ULTRA LITE Rod & Piston Kits

$1,908.89
  • Brand: JE Pistons
  • Product Code: Ultra-Lite 5.7" long rod & piston kit
  • Availability: In Stock

These rod & piston kits are the best available for the Ford 2.3L, 2.5L, 2.6L, and 2.7L SOHC normally aspirated race engines!Rods: Custom American ..

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Tags: Ford 2300 SOHC 5.7 long rod & piston kit, Ford 2300 SOHC 5.7 long rod & piston kit, Connecting Rods

These rod & piston kits are the best available for the Ford 2.3L, 2.5L, 2.6L, and 2.7L SOHC normally aspirated race engines!


Rods: Custom American made Billet 5.7" I-beam w/ ARP bolts

Pistons: Esslinger spec custom made for us by our partner JE Pistons with extremely strong boxed (not just X shaped forgings like other manufacturers supply), and extremely short .787" wristpins

Rings: Total Seal Gapless Stainless steel .043" top rings, Napier 1.2mm second rings, and 3mm low drag oil rings


Rod dimensions:

Billet I-beam

5.700" length

1.850" journal diameter

1.967" x .990" Big-end

.787" x .800" wide pin-end

3/8" ARP rod bolts

Bronze wristpin bushings

~460 gram weight


Piston Dimensions:

Bore sizes available: 3.810", 3.815", and 3.820"

Compression Heights available: 1.090", .955", .925", and .855".

Ring grooves: .043", 1.2mm, & 3mm

Wristpin: 9310 .787"dia. x 1.850" long (~.67g)

Weights: ~ 292g for 1.090" comp height down to ~260g for .855" comp height


Rings:

Top rings: AP Gapless .043"

2nd rings: Back-cut Napier 1.2mm

Oil rings: Low tension 3mm



This rod and piston kit is designed for normally aspirated engines using OEM heads, or heads with OEM valve locations like the Esslinger Aluminum D-port and Esslinger SVO heads.  Not for use with turbo or superchargers, or any engines with ARCA or Midget heads.  Max recommended rpm for this kit is 9200rpm with 2.3L stroke.  We have a bunch of these kit over the past 6 years. it is super reliable and makes the most power of any 5.7" rod & piston combo available, period!  The 1/2" longer rods reduce cylinderwall loading (reduced friction), and allow the use of way lighter pistons to reduce the reciprocating weight for a faster revving engine!  

* Picture shown of complete kit is a 2.6L setup *

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