How much boost should a 6NZ cat have?
Boost is supposed to be 27 psi, but it can be slightly higher or lower depending on air density and humidity.
How much boost should a 3406E produce?
Junior Member. The stock E models should be between 27-30lbs. You can clean up your flash and get 34-36lbs. That’s all the boost you’ll ever need.
When was 6NZ built?
The 6NZ came out in 1999. Before that year was the 3406E. They are basically the same engine. Cat just changed the name to C15 because they were wanting all of there engines to have a C identification.
Is a Caterpillar C15 a good engine?
It’s a workhorse The CAT C15’s ubiquity, fuel economy, reliability and low operating costs make it the engine of choice for fleet and owner-operators all over Canada. From harvesters, pumps, paving equipment, to compressors, dredgers and power equipment, this engine is built to get the job done.
How much boost should a 3406e have?
What is barometric pressure sensor?
Barometric pressure sensors measure fluctuations in the pressure exerted by the atmosphere. The sensors require protection from condensing humidity, precipitation, and water ingress. They are typically housed with the data logger inside an environmental enclosure.
How can I get more power out of my 3406e cat?
EvilTrucker Bobtail Member. An uprate is the best way to increase the horsepower, pull the ECM and take it to a dealer to have it flashed off the truck, if they dont see the truck they cant tell you the trans cant handle the torque.
Is a C15 Caterpillar engine a good engine?
Caterpillar C15 The C15s, especially the early ones, are known to be good and reliable engines. They are the engine we sell parts for the most, since they are so popular. Caterpillar made the C15 to improve on the 3406E. The C15s see less oil leakage than the older design.
How much boost does a ACERT ACERT need?
Think about this: a good-running single-turbo 3406-E or C-15 single-turbo engine producing 550 hp requires 32 psi of turbo boost and the Acert 475 produces 38 psi of boost, while the 625 Acert is as high as 60 psi of boost.
How much horsepower does a ACERT engine have?
The single-turbo engine produces about 17 to 18 horsepower per pound of boost and the Acert twin-turbo is only between 11 and 12 horsepower per pound of turbo boost.
Is the C15 Acert engine a good engine?
If tuned correctly, the C15 ACERT can be a strong, reliable engine. There are some problems with earlier models however, which we’ll go over. At the beginning of production a common issue was broken rocker studs. This shouldn’t be a problem anymore, because by now most ACERTs have updated studs.
When does cat boost read 0 on ACERT MXS?
C15 ACERT MXS Cat boost pressure, no load. Discussion in ‘ Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ] ‘ started by ingedavi, Apr 27, 2013 . I have a 475hp MXS. When going downhill, coasting in gear at 1200 rpm I’m having a boost reading of 5 psi and the gauge will twitch one time. Once in a blue moon it will read 0. Should it read 0?