What kind of Duramax is a 2006?

What kind of Duramax is a 2006?

LBZ Duramax Specifications

Manufactured Years: 2006-2007
Engine Design: 6.6L 90-Degree V8 Turbocharged Diesel
Transmission: 6-Speed Auto Allison 1000 Transmission ZF650 Manual Transmission
Vin Identification: (8th Digit) D
Displacement: 6.6 Liters or 403 Cubic Inches

Is 2006 Duramax a good engine?

Produced from 2006 to 2007, the shortest production Duramax, the LBZ produced 360hp and 650lb-ft. of torque. The engine was phased out in 2007 solely for the purpose of emissions regulations. Overall, the Duramax LBZ is an awesome engine that is highly reliable and capable from a performance perspective.

What are the specifications of a LLY Duramax?

LLY Duramax Specifications Chart Manufactured Years: 2004-2006 Connecting Rods: Forged Steel Compression Ratio: 17.5:1 (2004 & 2005) 16.8:1 (2006) Firing Order: 1-2-7-8-4-5-6-3 Turbocharger/Air: GARRETT GT3788VA VARIABLE VANE Turbochar

When did the LLY Duramax go to 6 speed?

It was mated to a 5-speed Allison Transmission in years 2004 and 2005. In 2006, the Allison Transmission was upgraded to a 6 speed. Although our LLY Duramax specifications chart above does mention the turbocharger found on these trucks, it doesn’t mention the fact that these are one of the largest turbochargers found on any Duramax today.

How many horsepower does a 6.6L Duramax have?

Over the engine’s lifespan it has gone through 6 different engine variations: LB7, LLY, LBZ, LMM, LML, and L5P. From the first generation to the one currently in production today, the 6.6L Duramax has nearly double its horsepower and torque, from 235hp and 500lb-ft. in 2001 to 445hp and 910ft-lb. today.

What’s the weight of a Duramax 4 wheel drive?

Numbers generally fall between 15,000 lbs and 16,700 lbs though. Duallies and two-wheel drive models also offer higher tow ratings. Larger cabs and 4wd models offer less 5th wheel tow capacity.

What do you need to know about the 6.6 Duramax?

Things like exhaust and intake are also very common mods. Diesels are known for being able to chug along for millions of miles. However, with the new emissions systems on modern diesels the longevity of the engine has decreased. The 6.6 Duramax has a few emissions systems that almost everybody ends up deleting:

What are the most common LLY Duramax engine problems?

The 6 Most Common LLY Duramax Problems. 1 1. LLY Bent Rods. While the LLY made competitive performance numbers back in 2004, the engine is certainly not competitive to the modern day diesels. 2 2. Head Gasket Failure – LLY Duramax. 3 3. EGR Valve Failure. 4 4. Glow Plug Failue – 2006 LLY Duramax. 5 5. Overheating in Pre-2006 Models.

Which is the best modification for a Duramax Diesel?

From everything I’ve read on forums, the single best modification is EFI live. The EFI live system allows you to crank the power of your Duramax way up without having to do any real modifications. Things like exhaust and intake are also very common mods. Diesels are known for being able to chug along for millions of miles.