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1959 Dorman 3LB

Dorman 3LB - Year of Manufacture 1959

Engine current condition - Undergoing Restoration

Dorman 3LB. 47hp @ 1500rpm. This engine will  be completed with 24v electric start, alternator and PRM750C 1.5:1 ratio gearbox. 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.


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1949 Samofa 2S108

Samofa 2S108 - Year of Manufacture circa 1949

Engine current condition - Unrestored Running (awaiting commencement of build slot)

As many of you are aware here at MPS we have restored a lot of Gardner LWs and their Kromhout first cousins the LW and LS engines. There is also a second cousin in the form of the Samofa 1S-108 and 2S-108 engines built between 1948 and 1967. They have lots of Gardner parts inside!.  Revered in The Netherlands in the same way we covet Gardner 2LWs and Lister JP2s these solidly built engines make a refreshing alternative at an affordable price.


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1930 Gardner 3L2

Gardner 3L2 - Year of Manufacture Aug 1930

Engine current condition - Undergoing Restoration

Currently available is this 1930 built Gardner 3L2, 28.5hp @ 1000 rpm. Removed from a motor boat on the Isle of Wight to make way for a more modern compact engine. This engine having powered the boat from new. This engine can be supplied by MPS fitted with a choice of gearbox ratios and alternator equipment. Various options available.

£13825 Fully Restored (Gearboxes & Alternators available)

To see a video of this engine running on arrival at MPS click here

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