6.8 L Industrial Diesel Engine
  • 6.8L PowerTech™
  • 168 kW (225 hp)
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Dynamically balanced crankshaft
  • Crankshafts are machined from a heat-treated, high carbon steel forging
Forged-steel connecting rods
  • Unique 45-degree design permits the use of larger crankshaft connecting-rod bearings for increased durability
Self-adjusting poly-vee fan drive
  • Self-adjusting, eight-groove, poly-vee fan drive provides multiple fan drive ratios and fan heights that can be matched to specific application requirements
  • Poly-vee design provides more than twice the drive capacity of comparable vee-belts
Replaceable wet-type cylinder liners
  • Provides excellent heat dissipation
  • Precision machined for long life
Either-side service
  • Engine installation and maintenance simplified and convenient by providing dipstick and oil filter options on both sides of the engine
Standard gear auxiliary drive
  • Standard gear auxiliary drive produces up to 50 hp (37 kW) for gear-driven accessories
Mounting points
  • Standard front and side mounting points provide easy installation and application flexibility
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Emissions Certifications
EPA Tier 1
EU Stage I
General Engine Data
Number of cylinders
Displacement-- L (cu in)
6.8 (415)
Bore and Stroke-- mm (in)
106 x 127 (4.17 x 5.00)
Compression Ratio
Engine Type
In-line, 4-Cycle
Turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled
Length - mm (in)
1123 (44.2)
Width-- mm (in)
623 (24.5)
Height-- mm (in)
1015 (40.0)
Weight, dry - kg (lb)
568 (1252)
Performance Data Range
Intermittent - Rated power/Rated speed
168 kW (225 hp) @2400 rpm
Intermittent - Peak power
168 kW (225 hp) @2400 rpm
Intermittent - Peak torque
839 N·m (619 ft-lb) @1400 rpm
Intermittent - Torque rise
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