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Industrial Engines
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Mobile Engines

Mobile 2.4L
(LP, gasoline, dual fuel)

Mobile 3.0L
(LP, gasoline, dual fuel)

Mobile 4.3L
(LP, gasoline, dual fuel)

Mobile 5.7L
(GFI-CNG, GFI-LP)

Mobile 8.1L (GFI-LP)

Custom Mobile
Engine Applications
Various displacements and fuels certified or noncertified. We can help you determine and build the best engine for your application.

Operations Manuals:
 8.0L / 9.1L / 10.3L Stationary Operations Manual

Observed Power Curves:
 8.0L LP Power Curve |   8.0L NG Power Curve

 

The 8.0L, 9.1L, and 10.3L engine family was designed from the ground up as an industrial engine. From the engine block to the heads to the camshaft, each component was designed to perform in an industrial application. KEM Equipment provides this engine platform with the proven reliable GM MEFI ECM. The ECM provides spark and fuel control making KEM Equipment’s 8.0L to 10.3L some of the cleanest running and most reliable engines available.

Family Highlights

  • Models available to run on propane or natural gas
  • EPA and CARB certified packages available to meet environmental regulations
  • Available in closed or open power units
  • Available with the MVP control panel
  • Lots of governing options available—from running a pump to a generator, KEM Equipment has you covered
  • Oil coolers provide long engine oil life and constant performance
  • Available water jacketed manifold for temperature-sensitive environments
  • Electronic throttle provides precise RPM/load control
  • Smart start protects starter from damage

Engine Features

  • Hydraulic roller valve lifters for reduced friction and improved performance
  • Engines are balanced for minimal vibration and a smoother running engine
  • Piston oilers for cooler piston crown temperatures and increased wristpin lubrication
  • Large capacity oil pan features port and starboard drain plugs for easier maintenance
  • Stellite-faced exhaust valves; stainless steel intake valves ensure performance in extreme duty applications
  • Hardened valve guides for longer life
  • Cylinder heads feature hardened exhaust and intake seats for outstanding durability
  • Hydraulic roller lifter camshaft, optimized for industrial applications
  • Coil-near-plug ignition includes crankshaft, camshaft, coolant, and oil pressure sensors; as well as eight ignition coils
  • Forged aluminum pistons designed specifically for extreme duty

Detailed Specs

KEM 8.0L Constant Duty Natural Gas
Power Curve

Engine Speed (RPM) Intermittent Torque (ft-lb) Continuous Torque (ft-lb) Intermittent HP (BHP) Continuous HP (BHP)
2400 326 268 149 123
2300 329 271 144 119
2200 333 274 140 115
2100 337 277 135 111
2000 340 280 129 107
1900 342 281 124 102
1800 346 285 119 98
1700 349 287 113 93
1600 350 288 107 88
1500 354 291 101 83
 

KEM 8.0L Constant Duty Propane
Power Curve

Engine Speed (RPM) Intermittent Torque (ft-lb) Continuous Torque (ft-lb) Intermittent HP (BHP) Continuous HP (BHP)
2400 355 293 162 134
2300 359 295 157 129
2200 364 300 152 125
2100 367 302 147 121
2000 371 306 141 116
1900 375 309 136 112
1800 379 312 130 107
1700 383 315 124 102
1600 387 319 118 97
1500 391 322 112 92

Spec Overview

8.0L Specifications

Engine Type V-8
Bore and Stroke 107.95 x 107.95
Displacement 488 cid
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Oil Capacity 12 qts including filter
Net Weight 738 lbs (base engine)

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