Hi all,
Yes they go, and this is how it looks:-
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This engine was doing approx 3800rpm when this failure occurred. The history of the rods was unknown but they had been X-rayed 2000 miles before and looked ok. As Tiger says:-
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If good replacement rods are available and you are unsure of history spring the bucks for new ones, cheap compared to new cylinders and cams and crankcases and such.


Wise words.


Oil is always cheaper than metal