Logo
Click for Perkins manuals!
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    Default Perkins engines feedback

    How does everyone find Perkins marine engines? I'm looking at a few different brands and models here. Any feedback on their reliability would be greatly appreciated!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2015
    Location
    Oregon
    Posts
    72

    Default Re: Perkins engines feedback

    I have a 4108 that was built in 1972. Never overhauled before me. Mine runs a generator. I've worked on many others. They are as reliable as any when properly maintained. Diesels are a collection of many systems. Fuel pump and injector pump, 2 water pumps, heat exchangers, all that need routine inspection and care. Perkins is manufactured in countries world wide. Parts are plentiful. The basic engine is used in tractors, industrial engines and marine. Sometimes the best part prices are from tractor supplys. Also ebay.
    I consider them to be easy to overhaul. All models I've seen are sleeved meaning the cylinders have replaceable sleeves so overhaul doesn't require a machine shop although the pistons have to be fitted in some models.

  3. #3

    Default Re: Perkins engines feedback

    That's some really good info, I appreciate your feedback! Always a blessing knowing parts are plentiful! Thanks again

Similar Threads

  1. Please help me to recognize my old Perkins engines
    By josh30_aktau in forum Perkins
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-29-2016, 04:59 AM
  2. Advice on Perkins engines
    By scooter2470 in forum Perkins
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-20-2008, 03:47 AM
  3. New Perkins 2 cyl engines %24799 ea
    By diesel_parts in forum Perkins
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-12-2007, 05:12 AM
  4. VDO Tach feedback
    By bullet_bob in forum Crusader Marine Archive
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-25-2006, 03:26 PM
  5. Feedback for Joe
    By Mark H in forum Outboard motors archive 2000-2004
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-13-2001, 01:31 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •