different ratings on DT 466 truck engines
Posted 28 February 2012 - 07:58 PM
Where do you find the hp rating on a DT 466 truck engine-----seems like there is a ID plate on top of the valve cover??? (hadn't looked at one in a long time)
Also--------what did the different engine letters represent? This is not a 466E, but does DT 466E stand for electronic-------seems like some were intercooled also??
And------where should I find the line set ticket with all of the original factory specs.
Avon, Ms 38723
Posted 28 February 2012 - 08:44 PM
I don't know the technical answers, but, if a copy of the lineset is not: under the seat, on top of the glove box, or on the sun visor, you can write to Navstar with the serial number and they will send you a copy of the lineset sheet.
Posted 28 February 2012 - 10:18 PM
How much experience did you ever have with the DT466s in the bob trucks?
Most everything I have ever run had the two speed rear axle--------primarily 5 speed plus the two speed rear end = "poor man's 10 speed"!!! Always able to find a "small step" gear to tote the load without lugging the engine--------just wondering if a 6 speed in the diesel would equal the 5 plus 2 in a gas burner.
Man--------if we could get old Pops Imbler to answer the phone; we could get some conversation.LOL Pops knew his trucks---------and a good fellow to go with it.
Avon, Ms 38723
Posted 29 February 2012 - 09:07 AM
I believe the DT466 was after Pop's time. He was a fine person with a great knowledge of trucks and a great truck sales ability.
The only Loadstar I ever had with a diesel was a 1700 at Farm Equipment Sales & Salvage which had a hoist and a roll back implement bed. It was equipped with the IH V-8 diesel, and five speed with two speed rear axle. When you first cranked it, it would put out smoke like an old DDT truck untill it warmed up. Then it ran clean, ran great, and had plenty of power.
Posted 02 April 2012 - 01:03 PM
DT466E does mean electronic.
466 cubic inches
-Work truck: 1994 'Binder 4900, DTA466 with some mods(#0 fuel plate from a Cummins 5.9, 4 clicks on the gov springs, and 22* timing), Allison MT653, Voith retarder, 4.78 gears
-Project rig: 67 F100, 300-4V, getting Ford/new holland 6.6 and AT545.
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Posted 16 April 2012 - 05:26 AM
just listen to hp and you will be doing good
"the only way to learn is to ask questions"
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Posted 22 April 2012 - 08:06 AM