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Detroit™ DD13 Big Block Engine

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Performance Partners.

An exclusive offering on custom chassis only through Pierce

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Detroit is recognized as an industry standard in the custom chassis fire truck business for more than three decades. 

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Groundbreaking Technologies

​•    Amplified Common Rail System (ACRS)
•    BlueTec Emissions Technology for improved performance & fuel economy
•    Integrated engine brake
•    Simple / reliable wastegated turbocharger
•    Maintenance free crankcase breather
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Specifications

Configuration

Inline 6 cylinder

Displacement

781 cu in (12.8 L)

Compression Ratio

17.3:1

Bore

5.20 in (132 mm)

Stroke

6.15 in (156 mm)

Weight (Dry)

2450 lb (1152 kg)

Electronics

DDEC®

Oil Capacity

41.7 qt (39.5 L)

Horsepower Range

470-525 hp

Torque Range

1650-1850 lb-ft

Rear-Engine Power Take-Off

Optional

Economy

Smart, fuel-efficient design makes the most of every gallon. 
•    Excellent fuel economy
•    Amplified Common Rail System (ACRS™) optimizes each injection event to minimize fuel consumption
•    Advanced cooling system allows decreased fan on-time, minimizing fuel consumption
 

Serviceability

•    Lower your cost of ownership with easier serviceability 
•    Longer scheduled maintenance intervals keep fire truck in-service

Performance

•    Fire departments can rely on Detroit performance for a better overall driving experience
•    Sturdy rear gear train and ribbed cast iron block minimize noise, vibration and harshness
•    Asymmetrical turbocharger has fewer moving parts for proven performance

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