What type of oil does a CAT C7 take?

What type of oil does a CAT C7 take?

Follow Cat’s recommendation for the C-7. The only non-DEO straight grade oil Cat has recommended is to use SAEO or a single grade SAE 30 0r SAE 40 in only 3116 and 3126 engines.

How many quarts of oil does a CAT C7 hold?

2 gallons and only will pay for 20 quarts. The dipstick shows almost exactly FULL at 20 quarts.

How many liters is a Cat C7 engine?


Engine Configuration Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Inline 6, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Stroke 5 in 127 mm
Displacement 442 in³ 7.2 l
Compression Ratio 16.2:1 16.2:1
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA) Turbocharged Aftercooled (TA)

What kind of oil does a Caterpillar engine take?

Specifically developed, tested, and approved by Caterpillar to be used in Cat® diesel engines. Cat Diesel Engine Oil SAE 5W-40 is a full synthetic (100% synthetic base stocks) engine oil.

How much horsepower does a C7 have?

The C7 Corvette horsepower is 455 along with 460 lb-ft of torque. This level of fun is also responsible thanks to 29 mpg on the highway. It is the last Corvette to have a front-mounted engine, so many purists rushed to find their C7 Corvette Stingray for sale before production ended.

When did the Caterpillar C7 diesel engine come out?

The Caterpillar C7 Engine was supposed to be the “golden child” in Caterpillar diesel engine lineup; one that combined raw horsepower with computer controlled clean emissions. However, sometimes things don’t go according to plan. The engine was produced from 2003 to 2009 and was installed primarily in over the road medium duty class 8 trucks.

What kind of oil does a C7 Corvette use?

Mobil 1 once again became approved oil for all C7 Corvettes. See this link for GM’s blessing which allowed the switch back to Mobil 1, which ultimately allows owners and dealers to fill all model year 2014-18 C7 Corvettes retroactively. Don’t Believe Us, Believe Mobil 1!

What kind of valve actuation does cat C7 use?

Within the design of the C7, the turbos use variable geometry valve actuation controlled by the ECM to adjust the perfect amount of airflow into the combustion chamber. This variable valve actuation also allows for the CAT C7 to offer an integral jake brake on two of the heavy duty diesel horsepower models.

What kind of fuel does a cat C7 ACERT use?

In 2007 diesel fuel itself changed to Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel or ULSD. The fuel change dictated that the fuel system of the CAT C7 ACERT needed to change to a common-rail injection system. The new common-rail injectors took injection pressures to 25,000-27,500 psi. The fuel transfer pump supplies the fuel to the fuel rail at 280 psi.