Detroit Diesel 453T K2500 Pickup Truck Project - Part 1
My Detroit Diesel conversion / plow truck project
453T DD 180 H.P. @ 2800 rpm
Clark 5 speed overdrive trans
NP205 divorced t-case
3 inch lift HD Tuff Country springs - front end
3 inch body lift
V12 Detriot Diesel 525HP
Setting the engine up and breaking it in.Remember this engine is just being
started after a rebuild so that's why it's smoking from the assembly lube
and the rack will be set-up to stop the hunting etc etc. Then the oil is
changed and the engine painted. These engine's go into Euclid mining rock
trucks,and they were in many other equipment/vehicles.The engine has
rebuild heads,turbo's, blower, water
pump,all internal parts and the air compressor All done in the great north
4-53 Detroit Diesel in a '89 Chevrolet C1500
Sounds GREAT! Owner installed a two stroke 4-53 (four cylinders, 53 CID per
cylinder) Detroit Diesel into their '89 Chevrolet half ton truck. Saw this
at Carcraft summer nationals 2010.
Detroit Diesel 4-53T DDEC
Electronic controlled Detroit 4-53T engine in a 2004 GMC 2500
--Detroit never offered a 4-53 with electronic controls, this is a one of a
kind engine (and truck).
--Estimated 225+ HP.
--Allison 1000 five speed transmission that also talks to the engine
--Both the engine and truck conversion done at Leid Diesel Service in
Newville, PA 717 776 7725, primarily a two cycle Detroit shop. This is one
of their personal trucks.
--For pictures try here
--For more info and discussion try here
RUN AWAY Detroit Diesel! 453-T
DD 453-T runs away! rack gets stuck on valve cover. almost lost some
fingers too, it was all i could find. F'ed up new turbo compressor wheel, was only damage