Where does the Duramax diesel engine come from?

Where does the Duramax diesel engine come from?

The Duramax V8 engine is a General Motors Diesel V8 engine family for trucks. The 6.6-liter Duramax is produced by DMAX, a joint venture between GM and Isuzu in Moraine, Ohio. The Duramax block and heads are poured at The Defiance GM Powertrain foundry in Defiance County, Ohio.

Where does coolant go in a Duramax Diesel?

If it can be determined the coolant loss is from the driver’s side (engine right side) of the engine, the following information should be considered. Leaks from the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler may allow coolant to pass through the exhaust system and enter the combustion chambers on the right bank cylinders.

When did the LLY Duramax engine come out?

The LLY Duramax engine found on 2004-2006 Chevrolet/GMC HD trucks is the second generation of the Duramax line. It can last hundreds of thousands of miles, but it still has its fair share of issues. Thankfully, the LB7 injector problems were resolved, but some new problems revealed themselves.

What is the compression ratio of a LLY Duramax?

LLY Duramax Specifications Chart Manufactured Years: 2004-2006 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 Fuel Injection: Direct Injection High Pressure Common Ra

When did the GM Duramax diesel engine come out?

The engine was an immediate success, making Ward’s Magazine “10 Best Engines” both in 2001 and 2002, and bringing up GM’s market share from 3 percent to 30 percent in the HD Diesel pick-up truck market.

Are there any Duramax parts for a Chevy truck?

Diesel Power Products has the parts for your GMC or Chevy Truck! General Motors made some HUGE waves in the diesel market in 2001 with the release of the first Duramax powered Chevrolet and GMC’s. Previous to the Duramax, their 6.2L and 6.5L offerings faltered behind the Powerstroke and Cummins offerings in terms of overall power and reliability.

How many CFM does a Duramax diesel engine have?

In stock form, the Duramax’s aluminum cylinder heads flow a little more than 180 cfm (at .500 valve lift) on the intake side. When you compare that to a 6.7L Cummins’ cast-iron head and a 6.4L Power Stroke’s cast-iron heads for example, which flow approximately 160 cfm, the Duramax units are already a step ahead of the game.

How to make your Duramax diesel engine bulletproof?

From rod bolts to main studs to the Custom Age 625+ head studs pictured, ARP is deeply involved in the Duramax and the diesel engine industry as a whole. A set of Custom Age studs are always on order when 100 psi (or more) of boost will be sent through a Duramax engine.