2006 5.9 24v Cummins engine at Low Price

Production Years: 1998 – 2007
Configuration: Inline 6 cylinder
B50 Life: 350,000 miles (~560,000 km)
Displacement: 359 cubic inches, 5.9 liters
Bore x Stroke: 4.02″ x 4.72″
Cylinder Head Material: Cast iron
Engine Block Material: Cast iron
Firing Order: 1-5-3-6-2-4
Compression Ratio: 16.3:1, 17.2:1 for High Output models
Injection: Direct Injection (DI)

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2006 5.9 24v Cummins engine, by the name of cummin you must be thinking what it is all about? So, first of all, let’s know what Cummins is? Cummins is known for the production of engines, designs, distribution of engines etc, which is a multinational company of America. Its headquarters are in the United States, Columbus, and Indiana. The CEO of the company is Tom Linebarger. In almost every type of vehicle, Cummins engines are originated.  It is well-known for its efficient, durable product. Cummins engines are in the market from the last 100 years, and it is known for its best engines and engine performance. They are improving by every update and up-gradation of their products like much efficient in their fuel economy, increasing torque, and power of the engine.

In Cummins engine series, the 5.9L Cummins arrived after an updated and redesigned 24V edition of the engine, it was the time near around 1998 when 12v Cummins engine was outdated. There was one updated version of Cummins engine which has a high output version of 24 valves available. It had high increased output but it was available just as an optional version for the model year 2001.

In the mid of the year 2007, this 5.9L Cummins engine was not in so much trend and demand and it was almost relinquished. The model which replaced the 5.9L Cummins engine was 6.7L Cummins it was much more emission friendly.

Assembling procedure of all 24V Cummins was done at Indiana assembly plant. It was the city where Cummins Engine was founded.  The 5.9L, 24v Cummins engine was one of the ten best engines. In June 2009 the 5.9L ISB which interacts system B series production was stopped completely.

As 5.9L has high output performance, as it accentuated with higher compression and rare engine calibration. The 5.9L Cummins high output edition was in the market between 2001 and 2004 model years. There were supplementary 10 horsepower and 45 lb (0.02 ton)-ft of torque for the model 2001 and 2002.

The Cummins engine 5.9L for the year 2006 model made up of steel crankshaft and aluminium intake manifold. It was made with an all-iron block. The engine is good for 300,000 miles (482,803.2 kilometres). The 2006 5.9L Cummin engine has a 4.72-inch stroke and 4.02 inch (10.21 centimetres) bore. It moreover starred with the Holset Turbocharger. For the year 2006, these cummin engines Dodge diesel had 325 horsepower and the compression ratio was 16.3:1. The 24V version of Cummins equipped with an electronically controlled Bosch VP44. It replaced the old 12V which had bosch p7100 fuel injection system.

2006 5.9L 24V Cummin engine had a good performance, gross vehicle weight of the engine is 9,000 lbs. Its payload capacity was 2,010 lbs. Towing capacity was 12,859 lbs.


Q 1. 5.9L 24 valve Cummins is equipped with how many horsepower?

Ans. 5.9L 24 Valve Cummin engines have 235 horsepower and 460 lb (0.21 t)-ft of torque.

Q 2. Which year’s Cummins is best?

Ans. The features like durable, reliable, strong powerful engines and performance-based engines were P7100 which was 12V 5.9L Cummins.

Q 3. What is good in the 5.9L engine?

Ans. This 5.9L has many features which make this engine unique, simple and performance-oriented. It is reliable, efficient, and most rugged of terrains. Its horsepower was 160 hp and 400 lb (0.18 t)-ft of torque.

Q 4. What is the longevity of 24 valves Cummins last?

Ans. Cummins with 24 valves is good for near-about 350,000 miles (ca. 563,270 km) before major overhaul. Some say it is also very good for long-distance and truck usage.

Q 5. Is Ford still working with Cummins?

Ans. Now Ford works on medium-duty pickups and it supplies engines to Ram trucks and commercial truck makers. e.g. PayStar and HX, Lone Star, 9900i models.


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