CATERPILLAR 3408 Specs, bolt torques and manuals

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Essential bolt tightening torques are the main bearing cap bolt torque, the connecting rod cap bolt torque and the cylinder head bolt torques.


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CAT 3408 key specs, essential bolt torques, and manuals

CAT 3408 essential bolt torques

Main Bearing Caps
Step1 = 190 lb.ft, 260 Nm  
Step2 = plus 120 degrees

Connecting Rod Bolts
Step 1 = 80 Nm, 60 lb.ft
Step 2 = +120°

Cylinder head Bolts
Step 1 = 270 Nm, 200 lb.ft   
Step 2 = 447 Nm, 330 lb.ft
Step 3 = 447 Nm, 330 lb.ft

CAT 3408 spec sheets and manuals

CAT 3408 genset spec sheet image
CAT 3408
genset spec sheet - 4 pages
CAT 3408 3412 disassembly assembly manual p1 image
CAT 3408 - 3412
disassembly and assembly manual - 311 pages
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CAT 3408 3412 specification manual p1 image
CAT 3408 3412
specification manual 159 pages 
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CAT 3408 key specs

CATERPILLAR 3408
Displacement
18.0 liter  
1099 CID
Bore
5.4"
137.2 mm 
Stroke
6.0"
152.4 mm
Arrangement
V8 turbo, 
Power 
3408TA = 585 hp, 
431 kW @2100 rpm

Dimensions:
approx:
length - 85 in 2159 mm
width - 49 ins 1245 mm
height - 55 ins 1397 mm
Weight:
approx:
3705 lbs
1684 kg

3408 engine
Compression ratio:
check piston Crown part number

7C2888 Crown = ratio 16.25:1
1352837 Crown = ratio 16.25:1
149-5566 Crown = ratio 16.25:1
180-7352 Crown = ratio 16.6:1
pistons 7E 8656 & 7E 0692 = ratio 15.6:1


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