Barrus Shire 30DB

£6,727.20£7,546.80 Inc VAT

Product Information

Smooth and quiet in operation with unmatched reliability, all Shire engines are built to the highest quality standards laid down by ISO9001-2015. Extensively tested by dynamometers in a state-of-the-art Dyno test facility, the engines are run in and a full delivery inspection is carried out before dispatch to the customer. E P Barrus has a wealth of experience in custom building engines for specific end-uses, including the RNLI, MoD Navy, MoD Army, MoD Special Forces, HM Coastguard and most other professional users. The same exacting standards demanded by these organisations are built into every Shire engine.

Type 4 stroke water cooled diesel
Number of Cylinders 3
Bore x Stroke 82mm x 84mm
Displacement 1266 cc
Max HP (ISO 3046/1) 29hp @ 3200rpm
Peak Torque 78lb ft / 1600rpm
Combustion Direct Injection
Electrical System Starting motor D.C. single12V 50 amp alternator
Cooling System Keel cooled
Lubrication System Forced lubrication by trochoid pump
Gearbox PRM 90 Mechanical
Reduction Ratio 2:1
Dry Weight (inc gearbox) 227 kg

Features & Options

12 volt electric start Standard Dry Exhaust Hospital Silencer Optional
Twin alternators Optional Flexible exhaust pipe with heat shield Optional
Electric stop Standard Engine oil extraction pump Standard
Heavy duty rails & flexible feet Standard Flexible fuel lines to RCD Standard
Morse type cable fitting on speed & gear control Standard Fuel pre filter and water drain Standard
Centaflex flexible drive coupling Optional Standard control panel Standard
Low noise air cleaner Standard Deluxe control panel Optional
Dry exhaust flange Standard Deep sump Standard
Dry exhaust silencer Optional 350 hour oil change interval Standard

• 3 Cylinder Yanmar Marine Engine
• 29hp @ 3200 rpm • Displacement 1266 cc
• 250 hour engine oil and filter change period
• PRM120 gearbox
• 12V 50 amp alternator
• Fully dyno tested
• Standard control panel with tacho and warning lights
• Long life heavy duty raw water pump

Accessories Included

• Remote coolant header tank
• Engine oil
• Engine coolant / anti-freeze
• Stainless steel water injection exhaust elbow
• Electric stop solenoid
• Engine oil sump pump
• Primary and secondary fuel filter set-up
Warranty period is 5 years from the date of commission for  private use and 2 years for commercial use


This UK Limited Warranty provides coverage for five (5) years (or 2000 hours whichever
occurs first) for recreational users and three (3) years (or 2000 hours whichever occurs first)
for commercial users from the date of warranty registration. The warranty is for non-serviceable items. The repair or replacement of parts, or the performance of service under this warranty, does not extend the life of this warranty beyond its original expiry date.


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