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Old 29-03-2013, 10:40   #1
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Perkins 4.108

I am interested in purchasing an O.I. 41 with a 30 year old perkins 4.108 with 3100 hrs. I know this is a good and popular engine...How many hrs can I shoot for under normal conditions?
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I am interested in purchasing an O.I. 41 with a 30 year old perkins 4.108 with 3100 hrs. I know this is a good and popular engine...How many hrs can I shoot for under normal conditions?
The 4-108 is a pretty sturdy engine and operating life spans of 10K to 20K are not unusual. Many are used to power farm equipment and generators and 15K is quite routine if the motor is well maintained. We have 3300+ hours on ours with relatively few problems save for having to have the injection pump rebuilt in Nov 2011.

FWIW...
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perkins 4- 108 is an awesome sturdy engine. check compression, dont run it out of oil, use it well and enjoy almost forever....

when you are tired of it, send it to me..i will love it looong time....
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thank-you, your input is much appreciated.
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