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Detroit Diesel DD series - Essential Diesel Engine Bolt Tightening Torques

 
Detroit Diesel DD13 DD15 DD16
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°

 
Detroit Diesel DD13 DD15 DD16
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°

 
Detroit Diesel DD13 DD15 DD16
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°

 

Detroit Diesel DD series - Diesel Engine Specs

 


Detroit Diesel DD13 DD15 DD16
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

 


Detroit Diesel DD13 DD15 DD16
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

 


Detroit Diesel DD13 DD15 DD16
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

 


Detroit Diesel DD13 DD15 DD16
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

 

Detroit Diesel DD series - Diesel Engine Spec Sheets

 
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

Detroit Diesel DD series - Diesel Engine workshop repair Manuals

 
Detroit Diesel DD series operator manual p1
Detroit Diesel DD series 
operator manual 
153 pages, Click image to download

Detroit Diesel DD series - Diesel Engine Brochures

 
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



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