The 3116 Cat engine is diesel powered. The 3116 Cat, which is short for Caterpillar, diesel engine can be used in marine boats, trucks or industrial applications.
The 3116 Cat diesel engine, which was popular until the mid-1990s, is said to be reliable. It has the "AirSep Air/Oil Separator" system, which makes it run cleaner. US Diesel Remanufacturing, LLC, which is located in Michigan, is a Caterpillar diesel engine rebuilder with more than 50 years of experience. It sells second-hand, new and rebuilt 3116 Cat diesel engines.
The 3126 Cat engine, which was released in 1997, is an improvement over the 3116 Cat engine in terms of power. A modified version of 3126 Cat engine is the Caterpillar C7, which has lesser engine emissions compared to 3126.