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  • Crankshaft polish or regrind and new bearings  
  • New cylinder liners  
  • New pistons and rings  
  • Cylinder block refaced  
  • Fully overhauled cylinder head/s  
  • All Bearing and seals replaced  
  • Thermostat temperature control  
  • Fully overhauled and calibrated fuel equipment  
  • New or overhauled water pump  
  • Choice of 12 or 24v electric start  
  • New engine mounting bracketry  
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Engines In Stock

Shown below are some of the engines currently in stock at Marine Power Services. All engines shown in the 'In Stock' section are available reconditioned to your specification. During reconditioning we will add a selection of photos showing the current progress from start to finish. All prices shown below include the above list of works, Alternators, Belt guards etc can be supplied as optional extras, please contact us for more details.

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1945 Gardner 4LW

Gardner 4LW - Year of Manufacture 1945

Engine current condition - Unrestored, Running

Gardner 4LW engine. 62hp @ 1500rpm. This engine is an cast iron crankcase example of this legendary British engine marque. This engine is awaiting a total restoration (Can be rebuilt to suit customers needs Marine, Automotive, Rail Traction etc).

Marine specification includes electric start 24 volt standard, 12 volt optional upgrade, fitting of a marine rear end exit exhaust manifold and the fitting of marine type engine mounting feet. The engine is also fitted with thermostatic temperature control.

This engine can be supplied as engine only or with a choice of appropriate gearboxes and adaption kit.

Alternator crankshaft pulleys, alternators, and many other options also available

£9425 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 500 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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1934 Ruston Lister JP2M

Lister JP2M - Year of Manufacture 1934

Engine current condition - Unrestored, Running

Ruston Lister JP2M. 21hp @ 1200rpm, this engine is an extremely rare early version of the JP2M Built in 1934 and a genuine marine unit complete with the orignal fitment blackstone 1:1 ratio gearbox, raised hand start and 12v electric start. If you are looking for a Lister JP2M then this is a very special version of this engine. Built whilst the joint project between Lister and Ruston was still in place this engine is badged Ruston Lister Marine but is mechanically identical to the later Lister only badged engines, The later Ruston built JP’s deviated mechanically from their Lister counterparts. This is a chance to own a lister JP2M with a bit of a difference.

This engine can be completed to customer specifications with various options available.

£13200 Fully Restored with original Blackstone gearbox ( PRM gearbox and optional extras available)

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1934 Lister JP2

Lister JP2 - Year of Manufacture 1934

Engine current condition - Unrestored, partially dismantled for inspection

Lister JP2. 18hp @ 1000rpm, This early example of the Lister JP2 was originally supplied by Lister's agent in Belgium and is badged to show this, the small crankcase doors normally show R.A Lister and Co Dursley, England however this engine shows its early life stating STE Lister, Landen, Belgique on its side plate.

This engine can be completed to customer specifications with various options available.

£12600 Fully Restored and marine converted with close coupled PRM 260 gearbox.

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1955 Lister JP2

Lister JP2 - Year of Manufacture 1955

Engine current condition - Unrestored, partially dismantled for inspection

Lister JP2. 21hp @ 1200rpm, A very late example of this engine model having been produced a few years after the main production run had cease.  Originally supplied by Lister's agent in Belgium and is badged to show this, the small crankcase doors normally show R.A Lister and Co Dursley, England however this engine shows its early life stating STE Lister, Landen, Belgique on its side plate.

This engine can be completed to customer specifications with various options available.

£12600 Fully Restored and marine converted with close coupled PRM280 gearbox

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1947 Lister JP2

Lister JP2 - Year of Manufacture 1947

Engine current condition - Engine Completed and Immediately Available

Currently available is this terrific, 1947 built, Lister JP2. 18hp @ 1000rpm, fully restored, modernised and completed to full marine standard. A classic engine without the fuss.

The engine has been completed with electric start, a Jabsco water pump and thermostatic temperature control, along with a full set of new wet marine manifolds , this includes the water cooled exhaust manifold, drum silencer and water outlet rail. It is also equipped with JK type oil fed rockers.

This engine has been fitted with a close coupled 2:1 ratio PRM 260 gearbox and oil cooler.

£12000 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 260 gearbox 

TO SEE A VIDEO OF THIS ENGINE DURING ITS INITIAL TEST RUN AFTER RESTORATION CLICK HERE

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1953 Gardner 2LW

Gardner 2LW- Year of Manufacture 1953

Engine current condition - Running, Unrestored. (Awaiting Inspection for Overhaul)

Recently arrived with MPS is this Gardner 2LW engine. 24hp @ 1200rpm. This engine is an cast iron crankcase example of this legendary British engine marque. Repatriated from Canada by its current owner it is with MPS to repair some damage to the flywheel bell housing and assess the engines general condition for further use.

The engine is now in storage awaiting future inspection for overhaul after bearing material found in the oil.

Not Available - Customer's Engine

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Samofa 2S108

Samofa 2S108 - Year of Manufacture TBC

Engine current condition - Awaiting finalisation of specification for marine conversion and restoration. 

Arriving with MPS in February 2014 is this Dutch built Samofa 2S108. 20hp @ 1000rpm, This engine has been sent to us for investigation and marinisation for use in a narrowboat. To be completed with PRM gearbox, electric start and alternator drive.

TO SEE A VIDEO OF THIS ENGINE RUNNING ON ARRIVAL AT MPS CLICK HERE

Not Available - Customer's Engine

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1960 Gardner 4LW

Gardner 4LW - Year of Manufacture 1960

Engine current condition - Unrestored, non running

Gardner 4LW engine. 75hp @ 1700rpm. This engine is an aluminium crankcase example of this legendary British engine marque. Originally an automotive engine, this engine is awaiting a total restoration and conversion to marine specification (Can be rebuilt to suit customers needs, Automotive, Rail Traction etc).

The conversion to marine specification includes the addition of electric start 24 volt standard, 12 volt optional upgrade, fitting of a marine rear end exit exhaust manifold and the fitting of marine type engine mounting feet. The engine is also fitted with thermostatic temperature control.

This engine can be supplied as engine only or with a choice of appropriate gearboxes and adaption kit.

Alternator crankshaft pulleys, alternators, and many other options also available

£9425 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 500 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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1944 Gardner 4LW

Gardner 4LW - Year of Manufacture 1944

Engine current condition - Unrestored, non running (partially dismantled)

Gardner 4LW engine. 56hp @ 1300rpm. This engine is an cast iron crankcase example of this legendary British engine marque. An original marine engine this engine includes the engine mounted oil cooler and being of wartime manufacture is virtually entirely of cast iron construction, this engine is awaiting a total restoration (Can be rebuilt to suit customers needs, Automotive, Rail Traction etc).

Marine specification includes the addition of electric start 24 volt standard, 12 volt optional upgrade, fitting of a marine rear end exit exhaust manifold and the fitting of marine type engine mounting feet. The engine is also fitted with thermostatic temperature control.

This engine can be supplied as engine only or with a choice of appropriate gearboxes and adaption kit.

Alternator crankshaft pulleys, alternators, and many other options also available

£9425 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 500 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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1935 Gardner 5LW

Gardner 5LW - Year of Manufacture 1935

Engine current condition - Unrestored, non running

Gardner 5LW engine. 78hp @ 1500rpm. This engine is an early model, cast iron crankcase example of this legendary British engine marque. Originally an industrial engine, this engine is awaiting a total restoration and conversion to an agreed specification (Can be rebuilt to suit customers needs Marine, Automotive, Rail Traction etc).

The conversion to marine specification includes the addition of electric start 24 volt standard, 12 volt optional upgrade, fitting of a marine rear end exit exhaust manifold and the fitting of marine type engine mounting feet. The engine is also fitted with thermostatic temperature control.

This engine can be supplied as engine only or with a choice of appropriate gearboxes and adaption kit.

Alternator crankshaft pulleys, alternators, and many other options also available

£9550 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 500 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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1953 Gardner 4LW

Gardner 4LW - Year of Manufacture 1953

Engine current condition - Unrestored, non running

Gardner 4LW engine. 75hp @ 1700rpm. This engine is an aluminium crankcase example of this legendary British engine marque. Originally an automotive engine, this engine is awaiting a total restoration and conversion to marine specification (Can be rebuilt to suit customers needs, Automotive, Rail Traction etc).

The conversion to marine specification includes the addition of electric start 24 volt standard, 12 volt optional upgrade, fitting of a marine rear end exit exhaust manifold and the fitting of marine type engine mounting feet. The engine is also fitted with thermostatic temperature control.

This engine can be supplied as engine only or with a choice of appropriate gearboxes and adaption kit.

Alternator crankshaft pulleys, alternators, and many other options also available

£9425 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 500 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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1935 Gleniffer DC3R's (Matched Pair)

Gleniffer DC3R - Year of Manufacture 1935

Engine current condition - Unrestored, Both turn but otherwise untested.

Recently arrived with us to ensure their future preservation is a matched handed pair of very rare Gleniffer DC3R marine diesel engines which were last run in 1971 (Engine Numbers 10544 & 10545). These were fitted new in 1935 to the vessel they were recently removed from. Producing 60hp @ 900rpm, These engines are currently air start (via air starter motor) and complete with their original 2:1 reduction gearboxes.

These engines are available to a genuine enthusiast as a pair or we may split if interest is shown by multiple parties for individual engines.

£4000 the pair

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1957 Lister JP3

Lister JP3 - Year of Manufacture 1957

Engine current condition - Partially restored and marine converted. (Awaiting Build Slot for Completion)

Currently available is this 1957 built Lister JP3. 35hp @ 1200rpm, This engine is an example of a Marine Power Services marine converted Lister JP3. Starting its life as an industrial version this engine is undergoing a total restoration and conversion to marine specification.

The conversion to marine specification includes moving the flywheel to the correct end of the engine as per genuine marine Lister JP's, this allows us to mount a gearbox to the engine instead of on a remote plate like so many inferior conversions. This keeps the overall length of the engine down to a minimum enabling a shorter engine room. In fact our marine conversion come in at 4 inches (100mm) shorter that the original marine versions.

Another part of this conversion is the fitting of electric start, a Jabsco water pump and thermostatic temperature control, along with a full set of new wet manifolds as fitted to genuine marine Lister JP's, this includes the water cooled exhaust manifold, drum silencer and water outlet rail.

This engine is not just a standard industrial engine with the minimum plate mounted adaption to fit in a boat. This engine has been fully converted to the marine spec as Lister intended.

This engine can be supplied as engine only or with a choice of appropriate gearboxes and adaption kit.

Alternator crankshaft pulleys, alternators, and many other options also available

£9750 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 260 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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1948 Lister JP3M

Lister JP3M - Year of Manufacture 1948

Engine current condition - Unrestored, non-running

Lister JP3M. 35hp @ 1200rpm, This engine is a genuine marine unit and is complete with the orignal lister fitted blackstone 1:1 ratio gearbox and will be completed with electric and raised hand start.

£8100 Fully Restored with original Blackstone gearbox ( PRM gearbox and optional extras available at additional cost)

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1945 Lister JP3

Lister JP3 - Year of Manufacture 1945

Engine current condition - Unrestored, running

Lister JP3. 27hp @ 1000rpm, This engine is an industrial version of the JP range of engines and will be fully reconditioned and marinised. It will be completed with Lister pattern wet exhaust and silencer and finished with electric start.

£9750 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 260 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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1935 Kromhout Gardner 3LW

Kromhout Gardner 3LW - Year of Manufacture May 1935

Engine current condition - Unrestored, running

Currently available is this 1935 built Kromhout Gardner 3LW. 36hp @ 1200rpm, Originally powering a dutch bus this engine is a very early example of the Gardner LW series engines that were built under licence from L.Gardner & Sons by Kromhout Motoren Fabriek in Holland and is now awaiting total restoration and conversion to marine specification.

The conversion to marine specification includes the addition of electric start, fitting of a marine rear end exit exhaust manifold and the fitting of marine type engine mounting feet. The engine is also fitted with thermostatic temperature control.

This engine can be supplied as engine only or with a choice of appropriate gearboxes and adaption kit.

Alternator crankshaft pulleys, alternators, and many other options also available

£12235 Fully Restored with close coupled PRM 260 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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1962 Dorman 3LB

Dorman 3LB - Year of Manufacture approx 1962

Engine current condition - Used good running

Dorman 3LB. 47hp @ 1500rpm. This engine will  be completed with 24v electric start and alternator.

Currently available is this 1962 built Dorman 3LB. 47hp @ 1500rpm, Originally powering a Jones crane this engine is now available to grace your engine room and now awaiting a major overhaul and conversion to marine specification.

Although a less sought after traditional narrowboat engine these Dorman's are probably the best sounding of all the engines we do, with its long stroke each firing stroke is well defined and gives that sound that will get passers by asking what engine it is.

This engine can be supplied as engine only or with a choice of appropriate gearboxes and adaption kit.

Alternator crankshaft pulleys, alternators, and many other options also available

£6000 Major Overhaul and fitted with PRM 500 gearbox (Optional extras available at additional cost)

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