Sounds like a good idea to me; how come I can't find any? I'd love to save weight in that location, and they don't seem all that difficult to make.
I thought he'd come off his bike & busted his wrists & got some pins inserted. Just to be a show off ya know. Look at my bling:devious :devious:laugh When I 1st saw the title I thought that. He's talking about gudgeon pins. The ones through the piston and little end on the con rod.
Why? Hardness or rigidity? Coated titanium ones seem to be getting popular in drag racing, of course that's not exactly an endurance test.I bet that this is one component where steel will actually yield a lighter better component...especially w/ the size of our pistons.