How good are Mack engines?
The Mack E-7 was first produced in 1988 and lasted until the early 21st century. They are extremely simple to overhaul and rebuild and do exactly what you need for them. They won’t win any races but are extremely reliable engines. When you think of the best diesel engine you can’t leave out the bulldog.
What truck brand lasts the longest?
The 5 Longest-Lasting Used Trucks
- Honda Ridgeline. The Honda Ridgeline comes in at first place in the category of trucks most likely to last 200,000 miles.
- Toyota Tacoma. The Toyota Tacoma is another midsize truck that can provide reliability and longevity.
- Toyota Tundra.
- Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
- Ford F-150.
How many horsepower does a Mack E7 engine have?
At the lowest rating of 250 hp the mack e7 engine will put out 975 foot pounds of torque. Consequently, at the highest hp rating a Mack e7 engine will put out was 454 hp at an impressive 1,660 foot pounds of torque. The vast majority of mack e7 engines still on the road are later models which are all water cooled.
Which is the most powerful Mack 6 cyl engine?
deffinately e7 any yr from 90 to 97 or e techs from 98 t0 02 are good too. probably the 460 xt etech wich had 487hp and 1760 torque is the most powerful mack 6 cyl engine . they are pretty reliable too. i run one in a 04 mack CL700 glider kit i got it turned up put out about 525 hp will run with 550 cats no problem
What was the technology of the Mack E7 line?
In addition to the Ecconovance technology Mack also introduced another modification to its E7 line which improved the efficiency of the air/fuel mixing ratio through a high injection pressure combustion system known as “swirl technology” which increased airflow greatly.
What makes a Mack Engine a workhorse?
Mack engines are known for their per foot pound of torque output. They are workhorses in industrial applications meaning most Mack enthusiasts measure “power to the ground” over high horsepower capabilities of other diesel engines. Comparing a 400 hp CAT to a 400 hp Mack is like comparing cats to dogs.