Davey 5255H Honda Firefighter Pump



The Davey 5255H Series Firefighter Pump is a rugged, economical twin impeller self priming pump. This model has the Honda GX160 Recoil Start Petrol Engine.


  • Firefighting
  • Tanker to tanker water transfer
  • High head general water transfer
  • Sheep jetting
  • Irrigation
  • Boom spraying.


  • Driven by either a Honda GX160 or a Honda GX200 engine which is specially designed for domestic or infrequent use. The GX200 engine is also available in electric start.
  • Patented clamped impeller design to enable longer impeller life, improved performance and easier disassembly in the case of blockage.
  • Twin impeller design provides extra strong pressure for longer and higher pumping applications.
  • Thrust balanced impeller design to extend engine life.
  • Pump casing, diffusers and impellers manufactured from quality corrosion resistant marine grade aluminium for long life.
  • Polyester coated pump casing, exterior and interior for added corrosion resistance.
  • Patented floating impeller neckrings front and back. The front neckring helps improve pumping efficiency, the back neckring helps extend seal life and dramatically reduce engine wear.
  • Self priming from 6m for more versatile installation options.
  • Large priming and drain port with bayonet fit plugs Plugs have safety retention system, plus are available with 1/4" tapping to accept pressure gauges or drain cocks.
  • Low-oil protection on all models - engines won’t start or run if oil level is inadequate, thus protecting your engine.
  • Electric start models have electric starter (battery and leads required) and recoil starter fitted, ensures a choice of starting methods, even if the battery is flat or removed.
  • “HV” models come with Viton® seal, orings, gaskets, caps etc. fitted for improved chemical resistance. (Please seek specialist advice from chemical supplier if pumping chemicals. Use of aggressive chemicals may void warranty.)
  • All engines conform to the tough environmental requirements of the USA EPA, CARB and the proposed Australian Emissions Standards, to help look after the environment.

*Only 5255H & 5265H are fitted with roll frames



Flow capacities to 400 lpm
Maximum total head 106m
Maximum suction lift 7m
Maximum water temperature 50ºC
Minimum water temperature 1ºC
Maximum casing pressure 1600kPa
Minimum suction pipe size 11 /2”
Suction pipe strainer Required
Inlet size* 11 /2”



Twin Stage Pump Model 5255H 5265H 5265HV 5265HE 5265HEV
Engine brand Honda Honda Honda
Engine mode GX160 GX200 GX200E
Engine type Overhead valve Overhead valve Overhead valve
Displacement (cc) 163 196 196
Oil capacity (litres) 0.6 0.6 0.6
Compression ratio 8.5 : 1 8.5 : 1 8.5 : 1
Air filter type Twin stage – foam prefilter with paper element final filter Twin stage – foam prefilter with paper element final filter Twin stage – foam prefilter with paper element final filter
Spark arrestor YES YES YES
dBa @ 4m @ 3600 rpm @ full head 85 86 86



Suction cover Marine grade aluminium (AS605)
Diffuser Marine grade aluminium (AS605)
Impeller Marine grade aluminium (AS605)
Casing / yoke Marine grade aluminium (AS605)
Mechanical seal Carbon / ceramic
Discharge / handle Marine grade aluminium (AS605)
Casing bolts Zinc plated stee
Yoke bolts Stainless Steel
Flap valve / seal ring Zinc body, hytrel seal
Neck ring, priming and drain plug Glass filled nylon
Casing, priming and drain plug o-ring Nitrile rubber
Discharge gasket Hytrel
Paint finish Baked polyester powder coat



  • Fit strainer to bottom of suction pipe; a foot valve is not required.
  • To prime, fill pump body with water then allow pump to run until drawing water.



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