How To:


Great Video About The History Of Detroit Diesel Engines


Author: Bullbuster Team

History Of Detroit Diesel Engines

The video below posted on Youtube by "Jack's Chrome Shop" is a really in depth video that fully explores the history of Detroit Diesel Engines, the newest of the "Great Three" engines.  





Great Information From The Video

Detroit Diesel Series 71 Engines -  The name refers to the cubic displacement of one cylinder in a series 71 engine. This is the first engine in the Detroit Diesel engine lineup. This was a 2 cycle engine line. This engine line could have 1 , 2 , 4 , or 6 cylinders in the 1940's for WWII. 

Find Parts For Series 71 Engines: 

Parts For Detroit Diesel 2-71 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 3-71 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 4-71 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 6-71 Engines

Detroit Diesel Series 110 Engines - The name refers to the cubic displacement of one cylinder in the 110. This was used more for on road applications than for marine. This was accelerated by the creation of the interstate highway system in the United States. 

Detroit Diesel 6V71 , 8V71, 12V71, 16V71Engines - These engines with a v instead of inline shape allowed for more power from the 71 series. 

Parts For Detroit Diesel 6V71 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 8V71 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 12V71 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 16V71 Engines

Detroit Diesel Series 53 - These debuted in 1957 and had 3,4,6,and 8 cylinder models and were used often in marine applications. 

Parts For Detroit Diesel 3-53 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 4-53 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 6V53 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 8V53 Engines

Detroit Diesel Series 149 - This engine was used for work boat, 100 ton, and push boat engines. This would have well over 3,000 horsepower. 

Parts For Detroit Diesel 8V149 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 12V149 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 16V149 Engines

Detroit Diesel Series 92 - This engine was released for the "fuel squeezer" era. 

Parts For Detroit Diesel  6V92 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 8V92 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 12V92 Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel 16V92 Engines

Detroit Diesel Series 60 - The result of Detroit's research into the 4 stroke engine. This was the only truck engine to employ an overhead camshaft and a drive-by wire electronic control system. 

Parts For Detroit Diesel Series 60 11.1L Engines

Parts for Detroit Diesel Series 60 12.7L Engines

Parts For Detroit Diesel Series 60 14L Engines



We Help Millions Of Anglers Spend More Time Fishing

We hope that you enjoyed this article on the Bullbuster.net Magazine.  It is our mission to help millions of anglers spend more time fishing and that starts with YOU!

Tour Our Factory Below


Buy Your Fishing Line Brand Direct Online Now!

Back