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Basic specs are open to everyone and include images, displacement, dimensions and weight, essential bolt tightening torques, the characteristics of the engine like its power and torque.
Essential bolt tightening torques are the main bearing cap bolt torque, the connecting rod cap bolt torque and the cylinder head bolt torques.


Some Popular Engine Specs


CAT 3204 Essential Diesel Engine Bolt Tightening Torques

Main Bearing bolts
Step 1 = 45 ± 4 lb.ft (61 ± 6 Nm)
Step 2 = +60° ± 5°

Connecting Rod Bolts
Step 1 = 30 ± 3 lb.ft (40 ± 4 Nm)
Step 2 = +60° ± 5°


Image 3204 PC Cylinder Head 3204 PC Cylinder head
PC Cylinder head Bolts
EARLIER BOLTS
(with six dash marks)
Step 1 = Tighten bolts 1 thru 18 in
number sequence to:
60 ± 10 lb.ft (80 ± 14 Nm)

Step 2. Tighten bolts 1 thru 18 in
number sequence to:
95 ± 5 lb.ft  (130 ± 7 Nm)

Step 3. Again tighten bolts 1 thru 18
in number sequence to:
95 ± 5 lb.ft (130 ± 7 Nm)

ALL:
Torque for head bolts 19 thru 22
(tighten in number sequence to)
32 ± 5 lb.ft (43 ± 7 Nm)
PC Cylinder head Bolts
Later BOLTS
(with seven dash marks)
Step 1 = Tighten bolts 1 thru 18 in
number sequence to:
60 ± 10 lb.ft (80 ± 14 Nm)

Step 2. Tighten bolts 1 thru 18 in
number sequence to:
110 ± 5 lb.ft  (150 ± 7 Nm)

Step 3. Again tighten bolts 1 thru 18
in number sequence to:
110 ± 5 lb.ft (150 ± 7 Nm)

ALL:
Torque for head bolts 19 thru 22
(tighten in number sequence to)
32 ± 5 lb.ft (43 ± 7 Nm)

Image 3204 DI Cylinder Head 3204 DI Cylinder head
DI cylinder Head
Step 1 = Tighten bolts 1 thru 18 in
number sequence to:
60 ± 10 lb.ft (80 ± 14 Nm)

Step 2. Tighten bolts 1 thru 18 in
number sequence to:
110 ± 5 lb.ft  (150 ± 7 Nm)

Step 3. Again tighten bolts 1 thru 18
in number sequence to:
110 ± 5 lb.ft (150 ± 7 Nm)

ALL:
Torque for head bolts 19 thru 22
(tighten in number sequence to)
32 ± 5 lb.ft (43 ± 7 Nm)

CAT 3204 Diesel Engine Specs

CATERPILLAR 3204
Displacement
5.2 liter, 318 CID
Bore - 4.5 in, 114.3 mm	 
Stroke - 5.0 in, 127 mm
Arrangement
4 cylinder in-line 
natural aspirated and 
turbo models
Power 
3204 NA
80 kW, 105 hp @ 2800 rpm

3204T
120 kW, 160 hp @ 2800 rpm





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