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IERHVA2_IERV-14419 Integrated Engineering Forged 144X19 Rods 1.8T, FSI, Stroker, 16V, early 8V Audi VW



 
IERHVA2_IERV-14419

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$449.99



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Rifle Drilling (4-cyl)

  

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Product Info
 

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When increasing the power output of an engine, internal parts begin to fail as they are pushed far beyond their limits. Integrated Engineering Forged Connecting Rods are designed to replace the factory units and take the beating from power-adding modifications.

Connecting rods are some of the highest stressed components in an engine and thus require extreme attention to detail to ensure proper operation and reliability. Integrated Engineering ensures the success of your next engine build by putting each set of connecting rods though a rigorous quality control process. For years Integrated Engineering H-beam Rods have been an integral part of delivering the power that the highest powered turbo setups and race engines demand.

Extra attention has been paid to even the smallest details such as the bearing tangs, wrist pin fit, and big end side clearance, providing a level of fit and finish not found anywhere else. Each and every set is finish machined and honed in-house for perfectly round and on size big-end bores, resulting in the industry's lowest failure rates. All rods in this series feature generous wrist pin oiling, and optional rifle drilling. One of the hallmarks of a high quality connecting rod is its strength to weight ratio. In order to create this balance of strength and light weight, our optimized H beam design is utilized and validated using modern CAD drafting and FEA analysis techniques. These techniques ensure the rod is as light and strong as possible, perfected for today's powerful and high rpm European applications.

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H BEAM FEATURES:

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H BEAM DESIGN:
The H-beam design is the workhorse of our connecting rod product line. This design features strength, durability, stiffness and rigidity. IE H-beam Connecting Rods are a great upgrade over weaker factory units.


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DROP-IN-ROD:
IE drop-in rods are designed to be used with the stock pistons in your engine. No modification is required when swapping out your stock rods with these replacement IE rods. Drop-in rods are the perfect solution when the factory rods must be replaced, but the power limits of the stock pistons have not been reached.

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COMPUTER OPTIMIZED:
All IE rods are designed specifically for the application using relevant cylinder pressure and other application-specific factors. We put our vast European engine knowledge to use when designing each application.

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RIFLE DRILLING:
Also referred to as Forced Pin Oiling (FPO), rifle drilling increases wrist pin longevity by providing additional lubrication. This upgrade is highly recommended for street-driven cars that see mileage put on them. Rifle drilling is sold separately on this application.

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HONED IN-HOUSE:
Honing the connecting rod big end in-house on state of the art equipment ensures the tolerances are set correctly to ensure proper bearing operation. Lesser quality rods are often not honed with the same attention to detail.

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MATERIAL FORGED 4340:
Made from strong and durable 2 piece 4340 forgings these rods will withstand almost everything you can throw at them.

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IE/ARP ROD BOLTS:
All IE rods come standard with ARP 2000 rod bolts. The rod bolts included in every set of IE rods are stamped with the letters "IE" as a way to ensure you have a genuine set of IE rods.

Additional Product features:
-2 Piece Forgings from Vacuum Drawn 4340 Chrome Moly Steel
-Multi Stage Heat Treat for maximum strength, dimensional stability, and fatigue life
-Fully Machined and Shot Peened
-Magnaflux Inspected
-Dimensionally Inspected
-Packed in balanced sets +/- 1 gram
-Combination tested to over 700HP+

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BASIC DIMENSIONS FOR IERHVA2 RODS, WEIGHTS MAY VARY SLIGHTLY PER SET

CENTER TO CENTER WRIST PIN DIAMETER BIG END JOURNAL WIDTH WRIST PIN STYLE BIG END JOURNAL DIAMETER

AVERAGE ROD WEIGHT (WITH BOLTS)

ROD BOLT DIMENSIONS

144mm

19mm

24.90mm Tapered 50.60mm 546 grams

3/8" x 1.5" UHL

1.8T CONNECTING ROD APPLICATIONS

ENGINE CODE PISTONS WRIST PIN SIZE ROD PART NUMBER

AEB, AGU, AMK, AMU, APX, APY,

ATC, AWD, AYP, BAM, BEA

OEM PISTONS

20MM

IERHVA1

AEB, AGU, AMK, AMU, APX, APY,

ATC, AWD, AYP, BAM, BEA

AFTERMARKET PISTONS

20MM

IERHVA1


AMB, ARX, ARY, ATW, AUM,

AWM, AWP, AWW, BJX


OEM PISTONS


19MM


IERHVA2

AMB, ARX, ARY, ATW, AUM,

AWM, AWP, AWW, BJX

AFTERMARKET PISTONS

20MM

IERHVA1

AEB, AGU, AMK, AMU, APX,APY,

ATC, AWD, AYP, BAM, BEA

OEM & AFTERMARKET PISTONS

20MM

(TUSCAN) IERTVA1

AMB, ARX, ARY, ATW, AUM,

AWM, AWP, AWW, BJX

AFTERMARKET PISTONS

20MM

(TUSCAN) IERTVA1

* Please verify your engine code before ordering, only engine codes displayed in red are for this rod application.

Features

  • 2 Piece Forgings from Vacuum Drawn 4340 Chrome Moly Steel
  • Multi Stage Heat Treat for maximum strength, dimensional stability, and fatigue life.
  • Fully Machined and Shot Peened
  • H beam Design
  • Tolerances as tight as .0003 ground on Sunnen brand equipment
  • Standard ARP2000 Rod Bolts
  • Computer Optimized Design
  • Magnaflux Inspected
  • Dimensionally Inspected
  • Packed in balanced sets +/- 1 gram.
  • All this at a price point that yields market leading value

Dimensions
  • 144mm Center to Center
  • 19mm Tapered Wrist pin
  • 3/8 ARP 2000 Rod Bolts

Applications

These particular Rods fit the following engines, however they may fit more with custom pistons or other pieces. Please check with us first if there is any doubt.

  • Most VW/Audi 1.8t Engines w/ 19mm Wrist Pin Pistons(if using stock pistons, you need these rods)
  • Drop In with Factory Pistons for: AWP, AWW, ARY, AWM, AWT, AVJ Engine Codes
  • Combination tested to over 500whp!!
  • Possible to install without removing engine


FAQ:

Are these are direct replacement for my factory rods?
These rods are designed to fit stock 1.8T pistons that use that use a 144x19mm rod. Most 1.8T engines use this rod, however, some older 1.8T versions may use a 144x20mm rod with stock pistons. If you are using aftermarket pistons such as JE, Wiseco, Mahle, and so on, you most likely need a 144x20 rod (IE part number IERHVA1 or IERTVA1).

Is there a proper orientation to install the bearing tangs on our connecting rods?
We recommend installing the bearings tangs facing the exhaust side of the engine.

Are these connecting rods forged?
Yes, all Integrated Engineering Connecting Rods are made from tough and durable 4340 forgings. These forgings far exceed the quality of most factory rods that are typically made from powdered metal as a cost saving measure.

What other parts will be needed to install my new IE connecting rod set?
At a minimum you should use a new set of connecting rod bearings when installing rods. We also offer several install kits to make this process as easy as possible. For more information on rod bearings and install kits, please see the install kits section above.

Do these rods require any additional machine work for installation?
IE connecting rods are delivered to you in "ready to install" condition. Other engine machine work may be required though when rebuilding an engine, such as decking the block or boring and honing cylinder walls.

Is balancing the engine required when installing these connecting rods?
Since IE rods are sold in balanced sets this is not required. In extreme performance applications this can still be done if desired.

How much do these rods weigh?
The average weight of a single rod with bolts is 546 grams. Rod weights can vary slightly per set. More technical information can be found in the basic dimensions section above as well.

What is the maximum RPM limit of these rods?
The maximum RPM limit can be affected by many factors. In this application, we suggest not exceeding 8500 RPM with ARP 2000 bolts. If you plan on exceeding this RPM level, consider upgrading to ARP 625+ bolts.

When should I upgrade to ARP 625+ rod bolts?
Generally speaking, high RPM conditions put the most stress on rod bolts as the rod and cap are literally being pulled in opposite directions. If you plan on pushing your engine far past factory redline or 8500 RPM we would suggest upgrading to 625+ ARP bolts. For extreme builds we recommend upgrading both rods and pistons. For a 1.8T engine use one of the following part numbers with aftermarket pistons: IERHVA1, IERHVA1-RD, IERTVA1.

Do I need rifle drilling?
Rifle drilling is not required. However, we do strongly recommend it for daily driver and high mileage applications. Rifle drilling has been proven to extend wrist pin and bushing life and has also been utilized over the years in several VW/Audi factory connecting rods.

What is the horsepower rating on these connecting rods?
Many high horsepower VW and Audi vehicles use IE rods. We rate our 4 cylinder H-beam rods for 700+ HP/ft lb TQ. Since this rod application is designed for stock 1.8T pistons, they are limited to about 500HP due to stock pistons. If you plan on surpassing this point, strongly consider upgrading both rods and pistons.

What pistons will these rods work with?
These rods are designed to work with factory 1.8T pistons that have 19mm wrist pins.

What are the most common reasons of connecting rod failure?
As one of highest stressed components in the engine there are several things that can contribute to a failure. The most common failure is caused by improper installation followed by improper tuning. We recommend that you seek professional help for both installation and tuning. Oiling system health is also essential to ensuring save engine operation. Momentary oil starvation can result in spun rod bearings and engine failure. In extreme applications also be sure that you are using heavy duty wrist pins. On many of the pistons we offer we either include stout wrist pins or offer them as an upgrade.