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4008TAG Electro Unit Features:

AllightSykes Perkins 4008TAG Electro Unit Engine
The 4008TAG is a turbocharged, air to air charge-cooled 8 cylinder in-line diesel engine. Its premium design and specification features provide economic and durable operation as well as exceptional power to weight ratio, improved serviceability, low gaseous emissions, overall performance and reliability essential to the power generation market.

  • Individual 4 valve cylinder heads give optimised gas flows, while unit fuel injectors ensure ultra fine fuel atomisation and hence controlled rapid combustion for efficiency and economy.
  • Piston temperatures are controlled by an advanced gallery jet cooling system.
  • Designed to provide excellent service access for ease of maintenance.

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Engine at a glance

Prime Power:
Standby Power:
No. Engine Cylinders:
Turbocharged Aftercooled
30.561 Ltrs

Engine dimensions

1571 mm
2879 mm
1760 mm
Dry weight:
3120 kg

Engine details

No. Engine Cylinders:
Cylinder Arrangement:
Vertical in-line
160 mm
190 mm
Displacement Litres:
30.561 Ltrs
Turbocharged Aftercooled
4 stroke, compression ignition
Combustion System:
Direct injection

Engine details

Engine Rotation:
Anti-clockwise, viewed from flywheel end
Cubic Capacity:
30.561 Ltrs
Cooling System:
Total Lubrication Capacity:
165.6 Ltrs
Total Cooling Capacity:
48 Ltrs
Type Of Injection:
Compression Ration:
Firing Order:
1, 4, 7, 6, 8, 5, 2, 3
24 volts with integral regulator

Fuel consumption

Fuel Injection Pump:
Fuel Consumption:
207 L/hr - 1500 rev/min Standy

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Product Support

Selling you a Perkins engine isn’t an AllightSykes goal. It’s our starting point. We understand that you need to be able to rely on fast, fuss-free genuine parts and service and warranty back-up long after your engine has started doing its job.
That’s why our genuine Parts and Product Support teams are on hand to make sure you can access qualified, professional and highly skilled technicians when you need them most.

Genuine Parts

We’re proud to be Australia’s exclusive supplier of Perkins engines, Rotair compressors and FG Wilson generators - and take our responsibility as the representative of such world-class manufacturers, very seriously.

Term Life

As an engine builder, Perkins is renowned worldwide. For more than 75 years the company has been at the forefront of diesel engine technology. To this Sabre added its own 30 years dedicated specialist marine design, development and application experience.

Maintenance info & packages

  • Extended Service Contract - Perkins

    Extended Service Contracts (ESC) enhance your Perkins Engines product support by protecting your customers from potentially expensive repair bills.

People You Know. Brands You Trust
AllightSykes is the well-known driving force behind the growth across Australia of one of the world’s best-regarded engine brands. We are motivated by a single objective - to engineer and build solutions which make mining and construction projects safer and more productive while being sensitive to the environment.

As well as choosing Perkins to power our light, water management and air compressor products, we’re also the only source of loose engines in Australia. This means you can also count on world-class support when you choose from the Perkins and Perkins Marine Power line-up of clean, efficient engines ranging from 5 to over 2600HP.

Perkins and its team of over 500 engineers have led the field in the design and construction of high-performance diesel engines for over 75 years.

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