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Italian RP - RB28 Rods

Original price $2,310.00 - Original price $2,310.00
Original price
$2,310.00
$2,310.00 - $2,310.00
Current price $2,310.00

Italian Rods & pistons, also known as ItalianRP is a market-leading manufacturer for connecting rods, pistons, and clutches located in Calabria, Italy. Platinum Racing Products works in conjunction with IRP to bring you nothing but the best, our reasoning for choosing IRP is as follows:

  • Made in Italy - including all materials required for production and are 100% certified, the entire process of manufacture and quality control is performed under one roof.
  • All products work under any climate condition as the R&D is conducted in the UAE under harsh conditions where they are rigorously tested at 50C (122F) temperatures whilst averaging over 90% humidity.
  • IRP has a worldwide network of distributors who thoroughly test our products and distribute to consumers
  • The latest technology for manufacture is used inside a temperature and humidity controlled room, our 5-Axis CNC machines are of the newest generation which satisfies the pre-requisition for industry 4.0 standards.
  • IRP Materials and Technology are derived with Formula 1 and encompass some amazing features such as our 'double bridge construction' attribute for our entire piston range
  • The entire range of Connecting rods are made from high-grade steel which can satisfy aeronautics and military standards, our products are built to last.
  • IRP is a large scale operation with over 200,000 parts manufactured per year and operates 20 CNC machines with a fully automated and robotically controlled production line.

Rod Specifications:

Bronze line rods - Designed for all motor enthusiasts who don't want to give up quality and performance, but have a limited budget at their disposal. This rod is made in 34CrMo6 with high-grade steel, reinforced with the latest generation heat treatment which is capable to offer 10% more strength to cycle fatigue stress when compared to competitor's similar materials (4340). Even if this is the most economic line, it receives the same amount of care as all our other products.

  • Material: 34CrNiMo6
  • Weight: 10% less than 4340
  • Strength: 1300Mpa
  • Hardness 41 HRC
  • Balanced to Within a +/- 0.5 Gram Tolerance Per Set

Silver line rods - This is our most sold and balanced product, it's forged from high-grade steel and reinforced with the latest generation heat treatments which can offer 10% more strength to cycle fatigue stress when compared to the Bronze range of connecting rods and 20% when compared to competitors 4340. The silver line is our centrepiece and most sold product because it allows great performance and reliability.

  • Material: 34CrNiMo6
  • Weight: 10% less than our Bronze range
  • Strength: 1400 Mpa
  • Hardness: 43-44 HRC
  • Balanced to Within a +/- 0.5 Gram Tolerance Per Set