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Detroit Diesel 6v-53 Essential Diesel Engine Bolt Tightening Torques

 
Detroit Diesel 6v-53
Main Bearing Bolts (9/16 NC)

step 1 = 60 lb.ft, 80 Nm 
step 2 = 130 lb.ft, 177 Nm






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Detroit Diesel 6v-53
Connecting Rod Bolts

earlier type had 5/16 in bolts
24 to 28, lb.ft, 33 to 38 Nm

later type has 3/8 in bolts
40 to 45, lb.ft, 54 to 61 Nm



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Detroit Diesel 6v-53
Cylinder Head Bolts 
(5/8 NC)

step 1 = 60 lb.ft, 80 Nm
step 2 = 110 lb.ft, 150 Nm 
step 3 = 180 lb.ft, 240 Nm



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Detroit Diesel 6v-53 Diesel Engine Specs

 
Detroit Diesel 6v-53
Arrangement, displacement, bore,
stroke and compression ratio

Arrangement
6v53
6 Cyl v-engine, natural aspiration

6v53T
6 Cyl v-engine, turbocharged 

Displacement
6v53N and 6v53T - 5.2 liter, 318 CID

Bore
3.875 in, 98.425 mm
	 
Stroke
4.50 in, 114.30 mm

Compression ratio
6v53 21:1
6v53T 18.7:1


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Detroit Diesel 6v-53
Power and torque

Power
6v53N
216 hp, 161 kW @ 2800 rpm

6v53T
320 hp, 239 kW @ 2800 rpm

Torque
6v53
445 lb.ft, 603 Nm @ 1500 rpm

6v53T










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Dimensions and weight

Dimensions approx
6v53N 
length 991 mm, 39 in
width 1016 mm, 40 in 
height 940 mm, 37 in

6v53T 
length 991 mm, 39 in
width 940 mm, 37 in
height 1041 mm, 41 in

Weight approx
6v53N 674 kg, 1483 lb
6v53T 1000 kg, 2200 lb







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