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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.


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Workshop manual, specs and bolt torques for Detroit Diesel DD15-DD16-DD17 engines


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DD series specifications

Arrangement
DD13
6 cylinder in line engine, 
4-stroke cycle
turbocharged

DD15
6 cylinder in line engine, 
4-stroke cycle
turbocharged

DD16
6 cylinder in line engine, 
4-stroke cycle
turbocharged

Displacement
DD13 - 12.8 liter 781 CID
DD15 - 14.8 liter 906 CID
DD16 - 15.6 liter 952 CID

Bore
DD13 - 132 mm,  5.20 in
DD15 - 139 mm,  5.47 in
DD16 - 139 mm,  5.47 in

Stroke
DD13 - 156 mm,  6.15 in
DD15 - 163 mm,  6.42 in
DD16 - 171 mm,  6.73 in

Power @ 1800 rpm 
DD13 - 350-470 hp, 261-351 kW 
DD15 - 455-560 hp, 339-418 kW
DD16 - 500-600 hp, 373-447 kW

Torque @ 1100 rpm 
DD13 - 1250-1650 lb.ft, 1695-2237 Nm 
DD15 - 1550-1850 lb.ft, 2100-2500 Nm
DD16 - 1750-2050 lb.ft, 2373-2779 Nm

Compression ratio:
DD13 - 17.3:1
DD15 - 18.4:1
DD16 - 17.1:1

Weight approx:
DD13 - 1152 kg, 2534 lb
DD15 - 1350 kg, 2970 lb
DD16 - 1306 kg, 2873 lb

Dimensions approx:
DD13
length 1484 mm
width 1304 mm 
height 1346 mm

DD15
length 1830 mm
width 1107 mm 
height 1373 mm

DD16
length 1830 mm 
width 1107 mm 
height 1373 mm


DD series essential bolt tightening torques

Main Bearing Bolts 
DD13
step 1 = 150 Nm
step 2 = 300 Nm 
step 3 = +90°

DD15
step 1 = 150 Nm 
step 2 = +90° 
step 3 = +90°

DD16
step 1 = 150 Nm 
step 2 = +90° 
step 3 = +90°

Connecting Rod Bolts
DD13
step 1 = 190 Nm 
step 2 = +90°

DD15
step 1 = 115 Nm
step 2 = +180°

DD16
step 1 = 115 Nm
step 2 = +180°

Cylinder head Bolts
DD13
step 1 = 200 Nm 
step 2 = +90° 
step 3 = +90°

DD15 - For 38 Large Bolts:
Step 1 = 50 Nm, 37 lb.ft 
Step 2 = 250 Nm, 184 lb.ft 
Step 3 = + 90° 
Step 4 = + 90°

DD16 - For 38 Large Bolts:
Step 1 = 50 Nm, 37 lb.ft 
Step 2 = 250 Nm, 184 lb.ft 
Step 3 = + 90° 
Step 4 = + 90°


DD series manuals and other literature

Detroit Diesel DD13 engine brochure p1
Detroit Diesel DD13 
engine brochure 
8 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel DD15 engine brochure p1
Detroit Diesel DD15 
engine brochure 
8 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel DD15 engine brochure p1
Detroit Diesel DD16 
engine brochure 
8 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel DD series operator manual p1
Detroit Diesel DD series 
operator manual 
153 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel DD13 engine spec sheet p1
Detroit Diesel DD13 
engine spec sheet 
2 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel DD15 spec sheet p1
Detroit Diesel DD15 
engine spec sheet 
2 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel DD16 engine spec sheet p1
Detroit Diesel DD16 
engine spec sheet 
2 pages, Click image to download



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