. Other major improvements were a stronger block and stronger connecting rods which enabled the engine to reach the higher power ratings with low risk of engine damage. The Duramax 6600 features a rigid cast iron cylinder block with induction-hardened cylinder bores; four-bolt, cross-drilled main bearing caps; forged steel, nitride-hardened crankshaft; aluminum pistons with jet-spray oil cooling; aluminum cylinder heads with four valves per cylinder; integrated oil cooler and a charge-cooled turbocharging system. The engine also utilized a Bosch high-pressure common rail fuel system that reached 26,000 psi, along with 7 hole fuel injectors for better distribution of the fuel throughout the cylinder and as a result a more efficient burn. Gone But Not Forgotten: The Last 6.
The new Duramax 6600 in the Silverado and Sierra heavy-duty pick-ups will be available exclusively with the new Allison 1000 6-speed automatic transmission, featuring class-first features, like tap-shift range selection mode. Designed exclusively for the Duramax diesel engine, the controller helps the injectors precisely meter fuel to the cylinders and can compensate for the variability of the injectors and fuel flow. The lower compression reduces stress on the engine by reducing the peak cylinder firing pressure. This function is available on some medium-duty truck models and can replace add-on exhaust brake hardware. He wasn't pushy and didn't act like he was trying to force the buy on us. I was told they would get it done by friday after the new year, but was complete that Wednesday. To be specific, the Duramax engine is produced by a company called.
Engines For Sale: Live Auction Listings. The revised turbo also helps reduce emissions, while maximum boost remains at 20 psi. One such drawback is the backpressure which adds additional load to the engine as increases in backpressure make the engine work harder to get the air out of the cylinders. Both engines come with either a 6-speed manual or a new 6-speed Allison 1000 automatic that is both quieter and puts out less emissions. An 8-foot bed accompanies the Regular Cab, while a 6.
Another new feature of the Duramax 6600's turbo system is the capability of the variable-geometry turbocharger to provide exhaust braking. There were 4 valves per cylinder, 2 intake and 2 exhaust, for a total of 32 valves on the V8 engine. Also when this happens the windshield wipers and headlights will not turn off ei. In addition to the power increase in the Silverado and Sierra, all 2006 Duramax engines have been significantly revised to deliver lower emissions and significantly improved quietness and smoothness in every application. Since its introduction, more than 650,000 6. Features, such as easy-access fuel filter and timing gears, reduce maintenance time and effort. The standard engine remains a 6.
The turbo, which spins at up to 120,000 rpm, is high-speed-balanced, reducing vibration and resonance - and contributing to the engine's overall smoothness and refinement. It heats up the incoming air to speed warm-up of the engine. Went the next day to drive it, very pleasant man to work with. Foes this thing have an idle air control valve? Does anyone have experience with this? With the new system, braking is controlled by a signal from the engine controller and can be activated by the driver. Also new this year are the trim designations, which now number five. We were unable to see the truck we were interested in but found it later parked out in the lot. Aerodynamic changes to the turbo's vanes help tailor controlled application of turbo power for seamless and immediate response at full throttle.
Lower compression also helps reduce noise and vibration, making the all variants of the 6600 a quieter and smoother engine. The valvetrain used was the common camshaft in the block with pushrods driving the overhead valve system. They let me take the vehicle for a drive which it had some warped rotors and a wheel out of balance. This V8 engine uses a turbocharged induction system to achieve an impressive 360 hp, which was very competitive in that competition market at the time. Significant updates result in smoother, more refined operation, as well as reduced emissions New glow-plugs reduce start time by as much as 50 percent. This sophisticated, more powerful controller also can support up to five injections per cylinder and eliminates the need for an engine-mounted drive unit to fire the fuel injectors.
My favorite looking silverado to date. Sent pictures and information with very little time gaps. The new Allison automatic, in combination with the beefed up Duramax is a big hit with owners, who are awed by its hauling performance. Towing capability is what this truck is known for, and when equipped with either the Duramax or the 8. The bed features plenty of tie-downs, and a cargo cover and bedliner can be added. The system features a 1000-watt grid heater located in the air intake duct, which is triggered automatically by the engine controller. We had decided by then to repair our own truck and were out of the market.
Other pluses include a surprisingly quiet and smooth ride, a roomy interior, and acceleration. In addition to 50 more horsepower and 45 more lb-ft of torque in the Silverado and Sierra, changes to the 2006 Duramax 6600 build on a host of improvements introduced for '05 - improvements that bolstered an already strong foundation. Though we are working through a radio issue corrupted navigation maps they were very professional and no pressure. I had Kyle from www. Ifle is very low, with a lobe, or miss. A revised variable-geometry turbocharger also enhances the driving experience of the Duramax 6600. A new, 32-bit E35 engine controller monitors and adjusts the engine's operation.