How much horsepower does a 2003 5.9 Cummins have?

How much horsepower does a 2003 5.9 Cummins have?

305-325 horsepower
3rd Generation 5.9L Cummins Specifications

3rd Gen 5.9L Cummins Years: 2003-2007
Fuel: Diesel
Governed Speed: 3,500 rpm
Horsepower (Varies by year) 305-325 horsepower
Torque (Varies by year) 555-610 lb-ft of torque

How do I get more power out of my 5.9 Cummins?

By feeding more fuel into this massively-compressed engine, it’s only natural that you can unlock more power. Though, you can still out-do the factory turbo by adding too much fuel. With the 5.9 Cummins, 50-hp or 75-hp injectors are about the maximum injector size with the factory turbo.

Does a 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Diesel have a catalytic converter?

Answer: It is not necessary that you have the stock catalytic converter but it is required that the CAT is designed specifically for your 2003 Dodge Ram 5.9 Cummins.

How much horsepower does a 5.9 Cummins have?

By 2007, the 5.9 Cummins offers an impressive 325 horsepower and 610 lb-ft. A large part of the power improvements were due to the 4-valve per cylinder design and electronic engine management. *12v 5.9 Cummins are also known as the 6BT while 24v diesel engines are the ISB 5.9.

When did they start putting catalytic converters on diesels?

The catalytic converter has been around on gasoline powered vehicles for a very long time: Thirty-eight years to be exact. For vehicles powered by Diesel engines, catalysts began to be installed in the late nineteen-nineties.

How much horsepower can a stock 24 valve Cummins handle?

From the factory, the engines were rated at 235 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. The high flowing aftermarket VP44 pumps are now almost capable of supporting 800-plus horsepower on straight No. 2 (No. 2 is in reference to using only pump fuel) and more than 1,000 horsepower with nitrous.

Is a 2003 Cummins common rail?

For the 2003 model year, the Cummins was introduced with Bosch high pressure common rail fuel injection, again increasing power output. The 2003 rating for the Dodge truck was released at 305 horsepower and 555 foot-pounds.

How much power can a 5.9 common rail handle?

The 5.9L inline-six mill’s factory rotating assembly from ’89 to ’02 is capable of handling 800 hp (1,400 to 1,600 lb-ft of torque) without breaking a sweat, and is often pushed into four-digit territory before aftermarket rods become a consideration.