Motorhome & Recreational Vehicle Resource

Since 1996

Search RV-Coach Online

Email Author email ron  Reply to Message reply to message  Post New Message post new message      search forums
ATTENTION: DO NOT POST ADS IN FORUMS!
All Postings that advertise items for sale will be deleted from the Discussion Forum. You may post sale items for free in the Classifieds section. Sign up now.
All Messages in ThreadAuthorDate
Detroit 6/71 gov. speed ron 11-3-02  
What is the gov. speed on a 6/71? mine will tun 2350 and i don't think it is kicking in. where can i get delo 100,the recommended oil? how do you access the breakers on a 75 crown? thanx everyone ron
Re: detroit 6/71 gov. speed Mark O. 11-5-02  
Most -71 series DD's are governed @2100-2250 RPM. They will take overspeeding better than any other engine out there but sustained operation at higher speeds will greatly reduce the life of the engine.

All diesel engines have governors built into the pump. If the governor wasn't kicking in your engine would keep going up in rpm's until it blew up.

Some racing DD's are governed at more than 4000 rpm. Not recommended unless you can afford to rebuild each time you shut the engine off.

Delo 100 should still be available at your Chevron bulk distributor. If not, Texaco URSA, Shell Rotella, and Mobil Delvac are just a few brands that are good replacements. When you go to purchase your motor oil, go to the bulk distributor and ask them what they recommend.

Most of the breakers on a '75 Crown should be in the panel below the heater to the right of the driver. At the front of the first step down from the driver in the step well there should be a hinged panel. Behind the panel should be most of the electrical stuff for which you are looking. The only other electrical stuff is in the engine compartment.

Good luck and happy trails.

Mark O.
Required fields in red
For more info about a field, place your mouse over the More Info icon.
Subject:
Your Name:
Your Email:
Message:



Code is case-sensitive. Helps stop SPAM.
       


Advertise Here
Get Media Kit NOW!






Get Media Kit to Advertise!

Advertiser Links

Back to Top