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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 MBE4000 engines


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MBE 4000 essential bolt tightening torques

Main Bearing Bolts
Caution - stretch bolts
refer to manual for limits 
step 1 = 100 Nm, 74 lb.ft
step 2 = 200 Nm, 148 lb.ft
step 3 = 300-330 Nm, 221-243 lb.ft
step 4 = + 90°

Connecting Rod Bolts
Caution - stretch bolts
refer to manual for limits  
step 1 = 100 Nm, 74 lb.ft
step 2 = + 90°

Cylinder head Bolts
Caution - stretch bolts
refer to manual for limits 
step 1 = 10 Nm, 7 lb.ft
step 2 = 50 Nm, 37 lb.ft
step 3 = 100 Nm, 74 lb.ft
step 4 = 200 Nm, 148 lb.ft
step 5 = + 90°
step 6 = + 90°


MBE 4000 manuals and other literature

Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 engines spec sheet p1
Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 engines 
spec sheet 
2 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 engine brochure p1
Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 
engine brochure 
2 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 workshop manual p1
Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 
workshop manual 
593 pages, Click image to download
Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 operator manual p1
Detroit Diesel MBE 4000 
operator manual 
110 pages, Click image to download

MBE 4000 key specs

Arrangement
MBE 4000
Inline 6 Cylinder
turbocharged

Displacement
12.8 liter, 781 CID

Bore
128 mm, 5.04 in

Stroke
166 mm, 6.54 in

Compression ratio:
18.0:1

Weight approx:
1030 kg, 2270 lb

Electronics
DDEC VI

Power 
from
370 hp, 276 kW @ 1900 rpm
to
450 hp, 336 kW @ 1900 rpm

Torque 
from
1250 lb.ft, 1695 Nm @ 1100 rpm

to
1550 lb.ft, 2100 Nm @ 1100 rpm

Dimensions approx:
length 1339 mm, 53 in
width 1069 mm, 42 in 
height 1130 mm, 45 in




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