: Northstar Rod Spec's & 3.6L



AJxtcman
01-28-08, 08:21 PM
3.6L
Connecting Rod
Connecting Rod Bearing Clearance------------------------0.0004-0.0028*in

Connecting Rod Bore Diameter - Bearing End--------------2.3472-2.3479*in

Connecting Rod Bore Diameter - Pin End------------------0.9452-0.9457*in

Connecting Rod Length - Center to Center----------------5.9212*in

Connecting Rod Side Clearance---------------------------0.0374-0.0140*in

Connecting Rod Width - Bearing End
Production----------------------------------------------0.8573*in
Service-------------------------------------------------0.8553-0.8593*in

Connecting Rod Width - Pin End
Production----------------------------------------------0.8573*in
Service-------------------------------------------------0.8553-0.8593*in


93 to 99 Northstar
Connecting Rods
Bearing Material

Clearance Between Bearing and Crankshaft -- New Limits -0.001-0.003*in

Worn Limits (Not Over)----------------------------------0.003*in

Diameter, Lower End (Without Bearing)-------------------2.249*in

Piston Pin Hole------------------------------------------0.8662-0.8668*in

Length, Center to Center--------------------------------5.94*in

End Play of Rods on Crank Pin----------------------------0.008-0.020*in


2000 to 2003
Connecting Rods
Diameter, Crankshaft End, Without Bearings--------------2.2495-2.2501*in

Taper, Maximum----------------------------------------0.0002*in

Piston Pin End, With Bushing----------------------------0.8268-0.8274*in

Taper, Maximum----------------------------------------0.0003*in

Without Bushing----------------------------------------0.9234-0.9421*in

Width--------------------------------------------------0.8572*in

Center to Center---------------------------------------5.9449*in

Side Clearance, Pair of Connecting Rods on Crankpin------0.0079-0.0197*in


2003 to 2008 FWD & RWD
Connecting Rod
Connecting Rod Bearing Clearance

Production and Service---------------------------------0.0010-0.0030*in

Connecting Rod Bore Diameter - Bearing End-------------2.2495-2.2501*in

Connecting Rod Bore Diameter - Pin End - Early Design---0.8268-0.8274*in

Connecting Rod Bore Diameter - Pin End - Late Design----0.9056-0.9061*in

Connecting Rod Bore Out-of-Round - Bearing End---------0.0002*in

Connecting Rod Bore Out-of-Round - Pin End-------------0.0002*in

Connecting Rod Length Center to Center-----------------5.9449*in

Connecting Rod Side Clearance--------------------------0.0079-0.0197*in

Connecting Rod Straightness----------------------------0.0020*in

AJxtcman
01-28-08, 08:24 PM
This information is posted for a 4.9L or 5.0L Northstar build. :yup: