A pre-balanced rotating assembly can eliminate the need for you to do all the specification homework yourself.
A number of factors influence which rods are right for a particular application.
When it comes down to it, use of the proper, accurate tools can make all the difference.
They say an engine is only as reliable as its weakest link. The connecting rods that join the pistons with the crank can be a strong link or a weak link depending on the rods that are used. Most late model stock engines use powder metal rods. They are inexpensive to manufacture, require minimal machining to finish and are adequate for stock power levels and normal driving.