How much horsepower does a 3208 Cat motor have?

How much horsepower does a 3208 Cat motor have?

3208 Engine Specs

Engine variations Production Years Horsepower
CAT 3208 diesel engine Trucks: 1975 to 1993 Marine: 1975 to 1999 Minimum: 200 hp @ 2000 RPM Maximum: 235 hp @ 2600 RPM

Is a 3208 cat a good engine?

3208 is still inside the genset under shed. 3208 was always reliable there and it sipped fuel. I forget the rpms it ran at but it was turning pretty good. It put a load on it every time we started another electric motor, a 120kw, but it belched a little smoke lowered its tone and ran with it.

Is a 3208 CAT a V-8?

The 3208 cat engine line are all eight-cylinder (V8), four-stroke diesel engines. The first of which had just around 225hp (or 636 cubic-inch capacity).

How many liters is a CAT 3208?

The 3208 is an eight-cylinder, four-stroke diesel engine with a V-8 configuration. It has a 114.3-millimeter bore and a 127-millimeter stroke. Different variations of the engine weigh between 722 and 899 kilograms. The engine displaces 10.4 liters.

How much does it cost to rebuild a CAT 3208?

The 3208s are good motors. I would say a rebuild would cost somewhere between $15-$17k.

How long will a cat 3208 last?

Anyone who has had a 3208 apart will tell you they were never designed for long term life. They were built to power class 5 and 6 trucks with a 300,000 to 500,000 mile life at the 180 to 250 hp rating.

How much does a 3208 Cat engine cost?

The average current price for new “caterpillar 3208 engine for sale” is $8,236 from the last 240 listings.

Is a CAT 3208 a sleeved engine?

Sure, this engine has no sleeves, but I don’t think that even comes close to implying that the engine is a “throw away.” The 3208 CAT has a great reputation and is alive and well today.

Can a CAT 3208 be rebuilt?

Re: Cat 3208 average hours to rebuild I have seen many 3208s 375 HP Beyond 10,000 hours in Comerical application, and one in a 35 Duffy with 20,000. Also if a cylinder wall was damaged it can often be repaired, in place. The same is true for all non sleeved engines and for all dry sleeved engines like the 71s.

How big is a 3208 Cat?

CAT 3208 Long Block Parts List:

CAT 3126 Spec Engine Data
Bore 114.3 mm (4.5 in)
Stroke 127 mm (5.0 in)
Displacement 10.4 L (636 cu in)
Rotation (from flywheel end) Counter-Clockwise