EMPI’s I-Beam rods use the O.E. design, but are forged from 4140 chromoly to give you a high strength rod that’s easy on your budget. 3/8in 8740 200,000 psi tensile load rod bolts add all the strength and reliability necessary for this rod design. Radiused caps aid in striker clearancing. Combine with an EMPI counter weighted crank to build a dependable lower end for moderate performance engines. All rods are sold in matched weight. Torque these 3/8in bolts to 38 ft. lbs.