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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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Workshop manual, specs and bolt torques for Detroit Diesel 149 series engines


Useful information for owners and repairers of Detroit Diesel 149 series engines

Detroit Diesel 149 engine specs

Displacement
 8v149 = 19.6 liter, 1192 CID
12V149 = 29.4 liter, 1788 CID
16V149 = 39.2 liter, 2384 CID

Arrangement
Variants:
* V8, V12, V16 naturally aspirated
* V8, V12, V16 turbo-intercooled

Compression Ratio:
Turbo engines - 16:1
natural aspiration - 17:1

Power
naturally aspirated engines
v12 = 805 hp, 601 kW @ 1800 rpm
v16 = 1070 hp 798 kW @ 1900 rpm

turbo-intercooled engines
 v8 = 900 hp, 671 kW @ 1900 rpm
v12 = 1350 hp, 1007 kW @ 1900 rpm
v16 = 1800 hp, 1343 kW @ 1900 rpm

Torque
naturally aspirated
v12 = 2326 lb.ft, 3154 Nm @ 1400 rpm
v16 = 3106 lb.ft, 4212 Nm @ 1400 rpm

V12 turbo-intercooled
v12 = 3909 lb.ft, 5301 Nm @ 1400 rpm
v16 = 5290 lb.ft, 7173 Nm @ 1400 rpm

Bore:
146 mm, 5.75 in

Stroke:
146 mm, 5.75 in

Weight:
approx:
naturally aspirated
v12 = 3851 kg
v16 = 4758 kg

turbo-intercooled
 v8 = 2727 kg
v12 = 4132 kg
v16 = 5085 kg

8v149 Dimensions:
approx:
V8 turbo-intercooled
length 1625 mm 
width 1625 mm 
height 1727 mm

12v149 Dimensions:
approx:
V12 naturally aspirated
length 2362 mm
width 1499 mm
height 1549 mm

V12 turbo-intercooled
length 2362 mm
width 1575 mm
height 1778 mm

16v149 Dimensions:
approx:
V16 naturally aspirated
length 2794 mm 
width 1372 mm 
height 1524 mm

V16 turbo-intercooled
length 2692 mm 
width 1626 mm 
height 1727 mm


Detroit Diesel 149 series engines step by step essential bolt tightening torques

Main Bearing Bolts
main bearing bolts
step 1 = 100 Nm
step 2 = 250 Nm
step 3 = 393 Nm

Connecting Rod Bolts
step 1 = 50 Nm
step 2 = 90 Nm
step 3 = 183 Nm

Cylinder head Bolts
step 1 = 100 Nm
step 2 = 204 Nm


Detroit Diesel 149 manuals and booklets

Detroit Diesel 12v149 workshop manual sections 1&2, p1
Detroit Diesel 149 
workshop manual 
sections 1&2 
290 pages - click to download
Detroit Diesel 12v149 workshop manual sections 3 thru 12, p1
Detroit Diesel 149 
wokshop manual 
sections 3 thru 12 
210 pages - click to download
Detroit Diesel 149 specifications brochure p1
Detroit Diesel 149
specifications and tune up booklet 
43 pages - click to download
Detroit Diesel 149 spec sheet collection p1
Detroit Diesel 149
spec sheet collection 
14 pages - click to download

Detroit Diesel 149 series engine images

Detroit Diesel 12v149TI engine in process of being stripped
Detroit Diesel 12v149TI 
in process of being stripped
Detroit Diesel 12v149TI halfway built
Detroit Diesel 12v149TI 
halfway built
Detroit Diesel 12v149TI and 16v149TI Spec Sheet p1
Detroit Diesel 12v149TI video 
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Detroit Diesel 12v149TI compression test
Detroit Diesel 12v149TI video 
compression test 
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