If you tow heavy, you'll soon discover that these two initial upgrades help, but your 6. He reported that he had recently replaced the lift pump and the oil pressure switch, but the pump would not function. I tried compensating for this with a weight distributing hitch, but have had limited success. The United States Army's version was rated at 165 hp 3,600 rpm. These components increased coolant flow through the engine block by 74% and through the radiator by 9%. Knowing this, it's no surprise that diesels start easier with a faster cranking speed. On-Road A lot has been said in recent years about using marine fuel injection system components for an on-road 6.
The genesis for the engine modifications we'll discuss here began a couple of years earlier when I first heard about a series of proposed changes to the 6. The answer depends on what is most important to them. Internal engine modifications and aftermarket performance parts are installed that allow the 6. It's all about the torque peak. This article will have the information you need to be successful by focusing on engine setup and powertrain management. On the other hand, if your primary interest is in solving a problem that your engine is experiencing, then The 6.
They don't last forever, and diesels demand more from the batteries when compared to vehicles equipped with a gas engine. But, what happens to fuel economy? This rising popularity is mostly positive, but it does have a darker side - counterfeiting. I was reminded of that about a week ago during an initial attempt to measure pistons and bores. This is in part what this volume is all about, that is, beginning with a factory 6. All of us here at The Diesel Page hope you enjoy this book, and perhaps more importantly, hope you learn how to improve your 6. These codes do not necessarily mean an expensive repair, if you are equipped to resolve the problem yourself.
Oil provides the lubrication necessary to minimize friction between internal components. The information contained in this series also provides essential information for which you can judge the knowledge possessed by your chosen engine rebuild shop. All of us here at The Diesel Page hope you enjoy this book, and perhaps more importantly, we hope you learn how to improve your 6. Posted on Nov 22, 2009 Difficult one this ,does it blow out blue smoke? However, it appears more individuals nowadays are getting into the rebuild process - some to save money and some to get a better result. The engine block of the 1995 6. The engine is still used in some military vehicles today.
Next, we discuss performance topics that let you know what's possible and describe how to get there with a different turbocharger. I posted my experience in our bulletin board hoping for guidance from those who have been there and done that. Our mission here at The Diesel Page has always been to expand the knowledge base for these engines and to improve ownership satisfaction. Beginning in 2001, fuel costs began a surge upward, pushed higher by the war on terror, then hurricane Katrina, the falling dollar and tightening supplies of world petroleum. With models available to fit all 6.
Oil should be changed every 3,000 miles. Tengzhong stated that the bid was withdrawn due to a failure to get approval from the Chinese government. That's the qualifier - if. While the troublesome electronic Fuel Solenoid Driver module usually winds up being the cause of a short response time, a problem with the mechanical fuel solenoid components inside the injection pump are the usual cause of a long response time. Member Mike Robertson bought one of first ones, and installed this engine in his 1993 Chevy K3500. Oil is jetted into the bottom or the piston and travels through a cavity within the piston, cooling the top of the piston before exiting.
Here's a run-down on a selection of 6. During the first update we added a newer article about turbochargers because of how tremendously important turbocharger selection is where 6. And two, I wanted to show whether a typical 6. Mounted to the driver's side of the firewall, the wiper motor and control components are easily accessed, and most wiper system problems are easily cured. To get your copy of the new 6. This time I'll show you the Banks diesel tachometer and automatic transmission temperature gauge mounted in a dash mount pod, which will be the subject for this installation. It could be wrong to assume that these crankshafts are weak.
They can 30 inches 76 cm of water and climb a 22-inch 56 cm step. How often should you change them and what symptoms develop when they need to be replaced? Fortunately, Ford seems to have hit a home run with the 6. The power increases, as well as the structural and component changes we'll discuss here allow the 6. In June 2006, we actually dyno tested a new 6. I'll show you how easy they are to install, and discuss what they do for the ride quality.