Connecting Rod For Audi A8 4.2L Conrod


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Tailored specifically for Audi A8 4.2L engines, this connecting rod delivers superior resilience and endurance under the most strenuous conditions, promising an unbeatable blend of durability and performance.

Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod)

Tailored specifically for Audi A8 4.2L engines, this connecting rod delivers superior resilience and endurance under the most strenuous conditions, promising an unbeatable blend of durability and performance.

Product Overview

The Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod) is a critical component of your vehicle’s engine designed to provide robust, efficient performance. This product is specifically tailored for the Audi A8 4.2L engine, ensuring the perfect fit and optimal operation.

Key Features

  • High Quality Material : This connecting rod is made from high strength steel, ensuring durability and longevity. It’s capable of withstanding the immense pressure and stress exerted during operation.
  • Precision Engineered: With precision CNC machining, the Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L offers exceptional balance and fit. It has been engineered to reduce friction and wear, improving engine performance and extending the life of the component.
  • Optimized Performance: The connecting rod plays a vital role in converting the reciprocating motion into rotational motion. With this product, you can expect to see a noticeable increase in your Audi A8 4.2L’s engine performance.
  • Direct Replacement: This connecting rod is designed to be a direct replacement for the original part in your Audi A8 4.2L. This ensures ease of installation and perfect compatibility with your vehicle.
  • Quality Assurance: Every connecting rod is thoroughly inspected and tested to ensure it meets the highest standards of quality and reliability.

Please refer to the “Technical Specifications” section for more detailed information on the product dimensions and material specifications.

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Technical Specifications

The FEDA Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L RS6 (Conrod) is engineered with precision and premium materials to deliver superior performance. Here are the key technical specifications of the product:

Feature Specification
Application Audi A8 4.2L RS6 conrods
Material Forged 4340 steel
Copper Bush Material QAL10-3-1.5
Quantity per Set 8 conrods
Connecting Rod Finish Shot-peened
Weight Matched Set +/- 1 gram in set
Product Name FEDA Audi A8 4.2L RS6 Connecting Rod
Center to Center Length 154mm
Big End Bore Diameter 56.8mm
Big End Width 20.12mm
Small End Bore Diameter 21mm
Small End Width 21.92mm
Beam Style H beam

Detailed Information

The FEDA Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L RS6 (Conrod) is made from Forged 4340 steel, a high-strength alloy known for its excellent structural integrity and fatigue resistance. It ensures optimal performance under high-stress conditions.

The connecting rod has been shot-peened for an improved finish. This process involves bombarding the rod with small metal pellets to create compressive stress at its surface, which increases resistance to fatigue, cracking, and corrosion.

The copper bush, made from QAL10-3-1.5, is designed for high load capacity and durability. It provides excellent frictional characteristics and high thermal conductivity.

The weight-matched set guarantees that all eight connecting rods in the set are within +/- 1 gram of each other, ensuring balanced and smooth engine operation.

In summary, the FEDA Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L RS6 (Conrod) combines superior materials, precision engineering, and strict quality control to deliver a product that enhances your vehicle’s performance and longevity.

Installation Guide

Installing the Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod) requires a few steps to ensure a successful and smooth process. We recommend that a certified professional undertake this process to guarantee a proper fit and to prevent any potential engine damage.


  1. Tools: Gather the necessary tools including a wrench, torque wrench, pliers, rod bolt stretch gauge, and lubrication.
  2. Workspace: Ensure that your workspace is clean and well-lit to allow for a comfortable and efficient installation process.

Step by Step Guide

  1. Engine Disassembly: Begin by disassembling your engine to reach the crankshaft. Be sure to keep track of all removed components for reassembly.
  2. Old Rod Removal: Carefully remove the old connecting rod, paying close attention to the positioning for future reference.
  3. New Rod Installation: Apply lubrication to the new connecting rod and carefully install it onto the crankshaft in the same position as the previous rod. Be sure to apply the correct torque to the rod bolts according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
  4. Reassembly: After successful installation, reassemble the rest of the engine components.
  5. Inspection: Finally, carry out a thorough inspection to ensure all components are securely fitted and working correctly.

Tips and Advice

  • It’s recommended to have your engine’s crankshaft checked and serviced by a professional before installing new conrods.
  • Always use new bolts when installing your connecting rod.
  • Use a rod bolt stretch gauge to ensure the correct clamping force is applied to the rod bolts.
  • It’s advisable to install a new oil pump to ensure your newly installed connecting rods receive optimum lubrication.

Tips and Advice

Remember, installation is a meticulous process and it’s important that it’s done correctly to prevent any damage to your vehicle’s engine. Please refer to your Audi’s service manual for more detailed instructions.


The Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod) is designed specifically for certain Audi A8 4.2L models. It’s important to verify that your vehicle is compatible with this product to ensure optimal performance and fit.

Compatible Audi Models

This connecting rod is compatible with the following Audi A8 4.2L models:

  • Audi A8 4.2L (D2) – 1994 to 2002
  • Audi A8 4.2L (D3) – 2002 to 2010
  • Audi A8 4.2L (D4) – 2010 to 2017

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, and it’s crucial to verify the compatibility with your specific vehicle model.

RS6 Compatibility

The Connecting Rod is also compatible with certain Audi RS6 models with 4.2L engines. Please confirm with a professional or our customer support team to ensure compatibility with RS6 models.

The Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod) provides the strength, precision, and performance required by these high-performance Audi models, ensuring a high level of satisfaction for every Audi owner who chooses this product. Always remember to verify the compatibility with your vehicle to guarantee the best results.

Performance and Efficiency

The Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod) plays an integral role in the overall performance and efficiency of your vehicle. Here’s how it contributes to the optimal functioning of your Audi A8 4.2L engine.

Improved Performance

The connecting rod plays a crucial role in internal combustion engines. It transfers power from the pistons to the crankshaft and drives the wheels. The high-quality Forged 4340 steel used in this connecting rod, combined with the precise engineering, ensures a strong and reliable performance. The design of the rod helps in reducing friction and heat generation, thereby increasing the overall efficiency of the engine.

Improved Performance

Increased Efficiency

A well-engineered connecting rod, like our product, contributes to a higher compression ratio. A higher compression ratio implies that the engine can extract more mechanical energy from a given mass of air-fuel mixture due to its increased thermal efficiency. This improved efficiency results in more power output per unit of fuel, reducing fuel consumption and emissions.


The use of high-strength steel and advanced manufacturing processes ensure that the connecting rod is highly resistant to wear and tear. This means that replacing your old connecting rod with this one will help extend the lifespan of your engine, reducing the need for frequent maintenance and replacements.

In summary, the Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod) is designed to enhance the performance and efficiency of your Audi A8 4.2L. Its high quality and durability make it a wise investment for maintaining the health and longevity of your engine.

Maintenance and Care

The Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod) is designed for durability and long-lasting performance. However, appropriate care and regular maintenance are essential to ensure its optimal performance and longevity. Here are some tips for the maintenance and care of your connecting rod.

Regular Inspection

It’s important to conduct regular inspections of your engine and its components. This allows you to spot any potential issues early and prevent further damage. Watch out for any signs of wear and tear on your connecting rod, such as scoring or discoloration.

Proper Lubrication

Proper lubrication is key to maintaining the health of your connecting rod. It minimizes friction and prevents the build-up of excessive heat, both of which can lead to engine damage.

Avoid Overloading

Putting excessive load on your engine can lead to increased wear and tear of the components, including the connecting rod. Try to avoid situations that can strain your engine, such as towing heavy loads, aggressive driving, or driving at high speeds for extended periods.

Professional Servicing

They can provide thorough checks and maintenance procedures that can keep your engine, including the connecting rod, in the best possible condition.

Proper care and maintenance of the Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod) are crucial to ensure the longevity and optimal performance of your vehicle’s engine. Regular checks and servicing can identify potential issues early and prevent them from escalating into more serious problems.

Professional Servicing

Warranty and Support

As part of our commitment to customer satisfaction, FEDA provides a comprehensive warranty and robust customer support for our Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod). Here’s what you need to know:


FEDA offers a 12-month limited warranty from the date of purchase. This warranty covers any defects in materials or workmanship under normal use and maintenance. If a product proves defective during the warranty period due to improper material or workmanship, FEDA will repair or replace the product or defective parts at no charge. Please note that the warranty does not cover damage resulting from misuse, abuse, negligence, accidents, or improper installation.

Customer Support

At FEDA, we take pride in our exceptional customer service. Our customer support team is readily available to assist you with any queries or concerns regarding your Connecting Rod for Audi A8 4.2L (Conrod). Whether you need help with installation, troubleshooting, or understanding the product’s operation, our team is just a call or email away. We offer comprehensive technical support and guidance to ensure a seamless experience with our product.

For more detailed information and guidelines about the product, you may refer to the user manual included with your purchase or download it from our website. Rest assured, our team is always ready to assist you, ensuring that you have the best experience with your FEDA product.

We strive to provide high-quality products complemented by excellent customer service, ensuring that you can rely on FEDA for all your vehicle performance enhancement needs.


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