Key Engine Specs
for Detroit Diesel DD13, DD15 and DD16 engines
at Barrington Diesel Club

We list the Detroit Diesel DD 13, DD 15 and DD 16 Engines showing their key specs and torques plus we provide links to workshop procedures and workshop repair manuals.




 

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Notes:
1. Horse power & torque are listed for engines @ sea level.
2. Horse power & torque given are typical, not specific, and vary from application to application and serial number to serial number.
3. Images are from my archives or from the Manufacturers spec sheets or manuals or copies from internet open sources e.g. YouTube, Wiki, or Google Images.
4. We are not, and do not claim to be, agents for any manufacturer, and data is given for reference purposes only.
Make Model Displacement Bore Stroke Power Torque Notes
Detroit Diesel DD 13 12.8 L, 781 CID 5.20 in, 132 mm 6.15 in, 156 mm 350-470 hp, 261-351 kW
@1800 rpm
1250-1650 lb.ft, 1695-2237 Nm
@1100 rpm
Electronics DDEC 10
Key Torques Mains Con Rods Cyl Head Image - DD13 engine Links to More Information
Step 1 = 150 Nm, 110 lb.ft
Step 2 = 300 Nm, 221 lb.ft
Step 3 = + 90°
Step 1 = 190 Nm, 140 lb.ft
Step 2 = + 90°
Step 1 = 200 Nm, 147 lb.ft
Step 2 = + 90°
Step 3 = + 90°
* Brochure
* Spec Sheet
* Cylinder Head torque sequence and installation procedures
* Crankshaft torque sequence and installation procedures
* Piston and Con Rod installation procedures
* Workshop Manual
Weight Length Width Height Compression Ratio Engine Arrangement Membership
2540 lb, 1152 kg 58.4 in, 1484 mm 51.3 in, 1304 mm 53.0 in, 1346 mm 17.3:1 6 In-line, 4 stroke engine
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Make Model Displacement Bore Stroke Power Torque Notes
Detroit Diesel DD 15 14.8 L, 906 CID 5.47 in, 139 mm 6.42 in, 163 mm 455-560 hp, 339-418 kW
@1800 rpm
1550-1850 lb.ft, 2101-2508 Nm
@1100 rpm
Electronics DDEC 10
Key Torques Mains Con Rods Cyl Head Image - DD15 engine Links to More Information
Step 1 = 150 Nm, 110 lb.ft
Step 2 = + 90°
Step 3 = + 90°
Step 1 = 115 Nm, 85 lb.ft
Step 2 = + 180°
For 38 Large Bolts
Step 1 = 50 Nm, 37 lb.ft
Step 2 = 250 Nm, 184 lb.ft
Step 3 = + 90°
Step 4 = + 90°

Important -
for other bolts view installation and torque sequence procedures
* Brochure
* Spec Sheet
* Crankshaft torque sequence and installation procedures
* Piston and Con Rod installation procedures
* Cylinder Head installation and torque sequence procedures
* Workshop Manual
Weight Length Width Height Compression Ratio Engine Arrangement Membership
2970 lbs, 1350 kg 72.0 in, 1830 mm 43.6 in, 1107 mm 54.0 in, 1373 mm 18.4:1 6 In-line, 4 stroke engine
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Make Model Displacement Bore Stroke Power Torque Notes
Detroit Diesel DD 16 15.6 L, 952 CID 5.47 in, 139mm 6.73 in, 171mm 500-600 hp, 373-447 kW
@1800 rpm

1750-2050 lb.ft, 2373-2779 Nm @1100 rpm
Electronics DDEC 10
Key Torques Mains Con Rods Cyl Head Image - DD16 engine Links to More Information
Step 1 = 150 Nm, 110 lb.ft
Step 2 = + 90°
Step 3 = + 90°
Step 1 = 115 Nm, 85 lb.ft
Step 2 = + 180°
For 38 Large Bolts
Step 1 = 50 Nm, 37 lb.ft
Step 2 = 250 Nm, 184 lb.ft
Step 3 = + 90°
Step 4 = + 90°

Important -
for other bolts view installation and torque sequence procedures
* Brochure
* Spec Sheet
* Crankshaft torque sequence and installation procedures
* Piston and Con Rod installation procedures
* Cylinder Head installation and torque sequence procedures
* Workshop Manual
Weight Length Width Height Compression Ratio Engine Arrangement Membership
2880 lbs, 1306 kg 72.0 in, 1830 mm 43.6 in, 1107 mm 54.0 in, 1373 mm 17.0:1 6 In-line, 4 stroke engine
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