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Workshop manual, specs and bolt torques for OM460 engines

OM460 Essential Diesel Engine 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°

OM460 Diesel Engine 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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