6.8L Industrial Diesel Engine
  • PowerTech ™ 
  • 94 - 127 kW (126 - 170 HP)
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Get details on 126 to 170 hp, 94 to 127 kW John Deere 6068TF150 industrial diesel engines for OEM equipment, including features, specs, and integrated support.
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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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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
Length - mm (in)
1116 (43.9)
Width-- mm (in)
623 (24.5)
Height-- mm (in)
1012 (39.8)
Weight, dry - kg (lb)
551 (1215)
Performance Data Range
Intermittent - Rated power/Rated speed
110.5-127 kW (148-170 hp) @2100-2500 rpm
Intermittent - Peak power
112-127 kW (150-170 hp) @2000-2500 rpm
Intermittent - Peak torque
600-606 N·m (443-447 ft-lb) @1200-1400 rpm
Intermittent - Torque rise
Heavy Duty - Rated power/Rated speed
94-110 kW (126-148 hp) @2200-2300 rpm
Heavy Duty - Peak power
95-110 kW (127-148 hp) @1800-2300 rpm
Heavy Duty - Peak torque
546-594 N·m (403-438 ft-lb) @1300-1400 rpm
Heavy Duty - Torque rise
Emissions Certifications
EPA Tier 1
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