2-53T Detroit diesel 1972 Ford 1/2 ton
2-53T Detroit Diesel conversion very nicely done by "supercharged65"
(Truck doesn't have this engine in it any more, and I probably don't have
answers to your questions about it)
For more info visit
453T Detroit Diesel Ford Pickup
4-53T Detroit Diesel Ford F350 Dually.First start after fixing fuel leaks.
V7L low lift cam
Fuller 6406 Trans
D70 3.54 gears
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.
4-53T drive by
Quick drive by and shifting gears in my 1948 Chevy with a 1978 Detroit
Diesel model 4-53T and a Roadranger RTO-6610 ten speed transmission.
Screamin Detroit Diesel 653 C70
SOLD TO MY NABOR ACROSS THE STREET 1966 CHEVY C70 653 DETROIT 3 SPEED OD
AUX ,2 SPEED REAR FULL AIR BRAKES POWER STEERING ,TILT WHEEL.
missed a shift or two. Camera and tri pod in the way a little. Shifts
better when the trans a rear warmed up a little more.
The main box 4th and 5th are shifted 2 times when using the 2 speed, 4th
low rear 5th low rear back to 4th high rear then 5th high rear.
Picked up a 5th wheel sider hitch for it. Soon to do some body work and Exhaust stacks up the back side
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