6BT Camshaft: Boosting Your Cummins Engine Performance

Key Takeaways

Introduction to 6BT Camshaft: Learn about the 6BT camshaft and its role in engine performance.Introduction
Features and Benefits: Discover the high-quality materials and engineering precision of the Cummins 6BT camshaft.Features and Benefits
Technical Specifications: Detailed 6BT camshaft specifications.Technical Specifications
Related Vehicle Models: Compatibility of the 6BT camshaft with popular vehicle models.Related Vehicle Models
Related Products: Explore related 6BT engine parts from Ruich Value.Related Products
FAQs: Common questions about 6BT camshaft installation and performance.FAQs
Contact Us: Get in touch for more information.Contact Us
6BT Camshaft
Cummins 6BT Camshaft

6BT Camshaft Introduction

The 6BT 5.9L camshaft is a critical component in the heart of your Cummins engine, playing a pivotal role in valve timing and overall engine performance. Whether you’re looking to replace a worn camshaft or upgrade to a Cummins 6BT performance camshaft, understanding the importance of this component is crucial. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the features, benefits, and technical specifications of the 6BT camshaft, along with compatible vehicles and related 6BT engine parts.

Features and Benefits

The Cummins 6BT camshaft is engineered with precision to ensure optimal engine performance and longevity. Here are some key features and benefits:

  • High-Quality Materials: Made from durable, heat-resistant alloys for long-lasting performance.
  • Precision Engineering: Designed to exact specifications for perfect valve timing.
  • Performance Enhancement: Offers improved engine breathing and power output.
  • Compatibility: Perfectly matches with other 6BT engine parts for seamless integration.
  • Upgrade Potential: Available as a Cummins 6BT camshaft upgrade for enhanced performance.

Technical Specifications

Let’s dive into the technical details of the 6BT camshaft:

MaterialHardened Steel
Lobe Lift0.330 inches (intake), 0.315 inches (exhaust)
Duration280° (intake), 276° (exhaust)
Centerline110° (intake), 115° (exhaust)
WeightApproximately 15 lbs
CompatibilityCummins 6BT engines

For more detailed information, you can refer to the official Cummins specifications.

Related Vehicle Models

The 6BT camshaft is compatible with several popular vehicle models. Here’s a table showcasing some of the compatible vehicles:

Vehicle ModelEngine Type
Dodge Ram 2500/35005.9L 6BT
Case IH Tractors5.9L 6BT
New Holland Tractors5.9L 6BT
Freightliner Trucks5.9L 6BT
Komatsu Excavators5.9L 6BT

Related Products

To get the most out of your 6BT camshaft, consider these related products from Ruich Value:

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Cummins 6C/6CT 8.3L CamshaftCummins 6CT CamshaftView Product
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Cummins NT855 CamshaftCummins NT855 Camshaft View Product
Cummins V28 CamshaftCummins V28 CamshaftView Product


The 6BT camshaft is a crucial component for maintaining and enhancing your Cummins engine’s performance. With its durable construction, precision engineering, and compatibility with a wide range of vehicles, it’s an excellent choice for both repairs and upgrades. Choose Ruich Value for quality 6BT camshafts and related engine parts.

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What is the lift and duration of a 6BT camshaft?
The standard 6BT camshaft has a lobe lift of 0.330 inches for intake and 0.315 inches for exhaust, with durations of 280° and 276° respectively.

How do I install a 6BT camshaft?
Installing a 6BT camshaft requires specialized tools and expertise. We recommend having this done by a professional mechanic to ensure proper installation and timing.

What are the benefits of upgrading to a performance 6BT camshaft?
Upgrading to a performance 6BT camshaft can provide increased horsepower, improved torque, and better overall engine efficiency. However, it’s important to choose a camshaft that matches your specific performance goals and driving habits.

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