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Your Diesel Engine Specs

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.


Some Popular Engine Specs




Metric to Imperial, Imperial to Metric Table Conversions

Fuel Consumption Conversions

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Unit Multiply By  To Get
lb/hp hour 0.533 liter/hp hour
lb/hp hour 0.1408 US gal/hp hour 
US gal/hp hour  3.7854 liter/hp hour
liter/hp hour 0.2642 US gal/hp hour

Basis: 
Specific Gravity of Diesel = 0.853 @ 15.5°C

1 litre (1000 cc) diesel weighs 0.853 kg
1 litre (1000 cc) diesel weighs 0.853/2.2 lb = 1.8766 lb
		
1 pound diesel is 1000/1.8766 cc = 532.88 cc
1 kg diesel is 532.55*2.2 cc = 1,172.34 cc

     

Length Conversions

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Unit Multiply By  To Get
inches 25.40 mm
mm 0.0394 inches
feet 0.3048 meters
meters 3.281 feet
Km 0.612 miles
miles 1.6093 Km
thou 0.0254 mm
mm 39.3701 thou

Basis: 
1 mile = 1.609344 km
		
1 km   = 0.621371192 mile

     

Power Conversions

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Unit Multiply By  To Get
hp SAE 0.7457 kW
hp metric  0.7355 kW
kW 1.3410 hp SAE
kW 1.3596 hp metric 

Pressure Conversions

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Unit Multiply By  To Get
psi 0.0689 bar
psi 6.8948 kPa
bar 14.5038 psi
kPa 0.1450 psi 
bar 100 kPa
kPa 0.01 bar

Speed Conversion

Image Speed Scale

Temperature - Ambient

Image of Thermometer

Formulae
°F = (°C * 9/5) + 32
°C = (°F -32)*(5/9)

Temperature - Engine Related

Image of Thermometer

Notes
100°C = 212°F = boiling point of water
0°C = 32°F = freezing point of water
-40°C = -40°F = point of agreement on both scales

Torque Conversions

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Unit Multiply By  To Get
lb.ft 1.3558 Nm
Nm 0.7376 lb.ft
inch pound 0.113 Nm
Nm 8.8507 inch pound 


Power and Torque

Relationship

lb.ft	=	hp*5252/rpm
hp	=	lb.ft*rpm/5252
 
Nm	=	kW*9549/rpm
kW	=	Nm*rpm/9549

Volume Conversions

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Unit Multiply By  To Get
inch³ 16.387 ml, cc
inch³ 0.016387 liter
ml, cc 0.061 inch³
liter 61.02374 inch³ 



Weight Conversions

1 g     =   0.002204623 lb
1 lb    =   453.59237 g
1 lb	=	0.453592 kg
1 kg	=	2.20462 lb
 



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