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Detroit diesel F250?!!!!!!!

 
Boss_Hogg Boss_Hogg
New User | Posts: 16 | Joined: 03/08
Posted: 04/21/08
10:25 AM

well your local youtube junkie is back with another crazy diesel engine swap. it a "72 ford f250 with 453 detroit 2 valve with added turbo,N90 injectors,and T-5 trans". i dont know much..... well nothing about these detroit diesel engines, but i think its cooler than the cummins swap every body wants to do (not knocking cummins, just nice to see sumn different).

it sounds like a monster big rig and im lov'n it!
and like i said before i dont know anything about the detriot diesel engine, so i hope you guys could fill me in with some good info and if its even possible to get a hold of one?


engine view-
http://youtube.com/watch?v=Z_tM7yz5_PA

Drive around-
http://youtube.com/watch?v=uZWgrTde348  
DO WORK SON!

nevrenufhp nevrenufhp
User | Posts: 111 | Joined: 02/07
Posted: 04/25/08
08:24 PM

The 2 stroke Detroits, a sound all their own! They arent too terribly hard to find. I saw a picture of a 6V53 in a Super Duty on ebay before, now that must have been awesome to drive! If you arent used to the number terminology for Detroits:
first # is how many cyl.
next is inline or V(it's an inline if there's no V)
then the Series, or cubic inch per cyl.
Lastly, the upgrades, like 'T' for turbo, 'A' for aftercooled, 'N' for naturally aspirated(or non-turbo)  
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Daily driver: 67 F100, 300, 4V,cam, 4 spd, soon to be Ford 6.6 from 92 F600
My low buck fuel rate site:
www.freewebs.com/nevrenufhp/index.htm

Boss_Hogg Boss_Hogg
New User | Posts: 16 | Joined: 03/08
Posted: 04/25/08
11:35 PM

Thanks man, i knew some one out there knew about this engine.  
DO WORK SON!

nevrenufhp nevrenufhp
User | Posts: 111 | Joined: 02/07
Posted: 04/26/08
08:14 AM

I'm no expert, but there's some performance places that deal strictly with these engines. There's also some place that has aluminum blocks & heads(I think it's military surplus). Last note, they usually have an SAE bellhousing, so finding a transmission will be super easy. One that fits a pickup is another story.  
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Daily driver: 67 F100, 300, 4V,cam, 4 spd, soon to be Ford 6.6 from 92 F600
My low buck fuel rate site:
www.freewebs.com/nevrenufhp/index.htm

nevrenufhp nevrenufhp
User | Posts: 111 | Joined: 02/07
Posted: 04/27/08
02:39 PM

I found the place with aluminum Detroit parts:
http://www.teamdiesel.com/  
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Daily driver: 67 F100, 300, 4V,cam, 4 spd, soon to be Ford 6.6 from 92 F600
My low buck fuel rate site:
www.freewebs.com/nevrenufhp/index.htm

oliverpuller oliverpuller
New User | Posts: 29 | Joined: 01/08
Posted: 04/29/08
08:57 AM

Those 4V53 engines were in Oliver tractors build from around 1963 to 1969. They were in the 1900 and 1950 Oliver tractors, which were rated around 100 HP. They were supercharged from the factory, but I've seen some that either added a turbo or added a turbo and ditched the supercharger.

I guess now tractor collectors may have to contend with truck guys buying up forgotten tractors just to use the engine.  

nevrenufhp nevrenufhp
User | Posts: 111 | Joined: 02/07
Posted: 04/30/08
06:31 AM

A 6V53 can be found from military surplus, because they were in the M113/577s for so many years. Havent heard of a 4V53, could be a better fit than a 6V53, or a 4-53  
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Daily driver: 67 F100, 300, 4V,cam, 4 spd, soon to be Ford 6.6 from 92 F600
My low buck fuel rate site:
www.freewebs.com/nevrenufhp/index.htm

hemi-guy hemi-guy
New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 04/09
Posted: 04/16/09
03:31 PM

Sorry to busrt your bouble, Frown  but you can not eliminate the supercharger on the detroit diesel, it just won't run without it. It needs a charge of air as it starts, but a turbo will take to long to do this.  

lumberjak lumberjak
New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 12/09
Posted: 12/26/09
12:30 AM

The Detroit engines are simple, powerful and they sound like nothing else on earth. I've got an 8v71 and an 8v92ta. The detroits were designed to turn right or left hand. You could take power off the front or rear of the engine. If you had a 171, you could take the piston, sleeve and other parts off of it and they would fit on a 12v71....same with blowers..if you had a 671, you could take the blower off of it and another 671 and put both on a 12v71. They are a pressurized 2 stroke, so the blower has to be there to get the combustion air for the start up and for power production. The draw back is the roar and the oil leaks. I use detroits in anything that doesn't get inspected(like a commercial rig). The ease of parts access and availability is one reason. but mainly, the rippin pipe sound is why I own them. It's a man's engine. They are tough as heck too. I had an 8v92TA 550 hp drop a rod into the sump and it kept on makin good power. I drove it to the shop, tore it out and had it back on the road in three days. Imagine a 2 stroke chain saw with 736 cubic inches of displacement. That's why they sound so great...I've got a friend who designed a template to hook up a 6v71T to a chevy turbo 400 and he did many conversions. And the tweeks go on forever. You can adjust the detroits for power, economy or both. The range of engines goes from a single cylinder 153 to the 16v149, 2,384 cubes! detroits power little gensets to ships. The aluminum detroits were in APCs and other military rigs and are a real find. I'm a commercial pilot. I have always wanted to use an aluminum detroit in an aircraft. Anyway....thought I add what I know about a great engine maker...cheers  

cumminzguy cumminzguy
New User | Posts: 6 | Joined: 12/09
Posted: 12/26/09
09:47 PM

u cant forget the monster 149  thats 149ci per cylinder big huss  

EricBrown01 EricBrown01
New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 02/10
Posted: 02/17/10
10:02 PM

I have a 1966 3/4 ton 4x4 GMC pickup with a 453 supercharged and turbo 5 speed over drive and i love it you never see another one like it. it is one of the first jimmy's ever turbo'ed my friend bought the truck new with a v6 and 4 speed and put the diesle in it when it was new the truck has 43,000 miles on it now with about 927 hours on it. I got the truck after my friend passed away it had bin parked in 1989 i put a battery in it and it started rite up like i had just shut it off it is being repainted now hope to be finnished soon.  

richturkey richturkey
New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 04/10
Posted: 04/25/10
10:46 PM

You seem as if you Know a bit about Detroits...May I pick your brain for a ***
I have a 6-71 pancake in a 1984 crown super coach. I'm not much of a Diesel Mechanic   , but would like to know if there are any easy power mods i can do that wont destroy my mpg... Also is it common for Detriots to lose there fuel prime when parked on an incline? and whats the best way to prime the system?

Thanx...  

dieseljon dieseljon
User | Posts: 101 | Joined: 09/08
Posted: 04/26/10
05:27 PM

Two stroke Detroits are can run backwards sucking oil out of the pan for fuel until they go boom!!!
unless u have a steel plate to smother it with


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97 F350, Stage ll hybrid injectors, custom 4 in exaust 6 in tip, 4.88 gears, custom turbo, custom  electronic work, zoom clutch, upgraded high pressure oil pump, cold air, 4x4 , 4-door, long bed 5 speed, HHO unit, 31 mpg, superchip, upgraded fuel galleys