1.8 Rods Molnar H Beam Volkswagen 1.8L Golf and Audi 1.8T Connecting Rods

Molnar Technologies

Molnar Technologies H Beam VW 1.8T connecting rods are machined from billet 4340 steel, and then heat treated to provide improved strength. To make the rods even stronger, they are shot peened which also increases fatigue life. All Molnar 1.8T engine rods are fitted with highly durable premium bronze bushings for use with floating pin type pistons. Each rod set for the 1.8T engine includes ARP fasteners, lubricant and installation guidelines.

All Molnar 1.8T conrods are finished in the United States at the Molnar Technologies shop in Michigan. Critical rod dimensions are are held to very precise tolerances of +/- .0001 of an inch, which is the tightest tolerance you will find in the performance and racing aftermarket. These rods are an excellent upgrade component for street, high performance and racing 1.8T engines.

H Beam VW and Audi 1.8T Connecting Rods

Molnar 1.8T rods

VW 1.8T connecting rods

1.8T Audi and 1.8L Golf VW Connecting Rod Specs Part Numbers and Application Info

  • Length Length of the connecting rod, as measured center to center, in inches.
  • Notes Additional information about specific applications
  • Wt Weight in grams, of one complete connecting rod assembly
  • Bolt Size 3/8 diameter Rods come with ARP2000 fasteners installed
  • Jrnl Crank rod journal diameter
  • Pin Piston pin diameter, in inches or millimeters
  • BE Width of the crankshaft end of one rod
  • PE Width of the piston end of one rod
  • Part Number Molnar Technologies Connect Rod set part number
  • Price The price shown is for a complete set of rods for the engine.
Part Number Length Notes Wt Jrnl Pin BE PE

Volkswagen and Audi 1.8T


$547.45 $472.83


1.8L Golf

536 Stock 20mm 0.982 0.982


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