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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 engine specs
with step by step key bolt torques

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

Key Bolt tightening 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
Dimensions:
approx:
length - 85 in 2159 mm
width - 49 ins 1245 mm
height - 55 ins 1397 mm
Weight:
approx:
3705 lbs
1684 kg
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
3408 engine

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