CHOATE 5.9L Short Block Daily Driver Engine 2005-2007- Cummins Dodge Diesel Engine Manufacturer: CHOATE Engineering Performance CHOATE Part Number: CEP59CSD0507
Fitment : Fits 2005-2007, Dodge 5.9L Cummins Equipped Vehicles
This 5.9L Short Block Dodge Cummins Diesel Engine Includes:
The Cylinder bores are blueprint bored from the crankshaft centerline, prior to being diamond-honed to within .0002 inch for the precise piston to cylinder bore clearances. The main bore (line bore) for the crankshaft is honed to precisely align the crankshaft in the engine block.
Bore block back to crankshaft center CNC Block to RA13 finish. Piston diameter measured to the nearest .0001 inch matched to cylinder bores. The cylinder block is surfaced to a surface finish of RA30 or lower, which exceeds the factory specification in both flatness and smoothness for the block to head sealing surface.
This is mandatory for the proper sealing of an MLS Gasket.
Choate Engineering Performance Crate Engine Features:
500 HP rated. This Choate engine is fully balanced, and is the perfect engine for spirited daily driving, consumer level towing and everyday life. Upgrades over the Model C include but are not limited to: Torque Plate Honing; Full Engine Balancing; Harmonic Balancer; Head Studs; Valve Seats; Rear Cover and Pickup Tube; Oil Pans; Welded Crank Gear.
Common Issues With The Dodge Cummins 5.9L Engine (and how we fix them)
Cylinder Heads- While there aren’t as many issues with the bottom end of the Cummins, there are really BIG problems in the head department.
Valve seats fallout contacting the piston and cause catastrophic failure. We machine oversize valve seats within creased press fit area to remedy this issue.
Stamped gallery plugs in the heads blow out causing a mixture of oil and coolant, destroying the bearings. We thread the head and insert threaded plugs to make sure this issue never rears its ugly head.
Plus: Freeze plugs in the block blow out leaving you at best stranded on the side of the road, at worst, with a severely overheated engine in need of remanufacturing. Every new Choate Cummins engine comes standard with billet freeze plugs that are inchblow out proof inch using a tie bar bolting them into the side of the block.
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