Date registered: Sep 2008
Vehicle: 1983 Mercedes 300DT 301500 miles
Location: Salt Lake City
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Look at this cool manual about OM617 engine
Look up "M973 Small Unit Support Vehicle". Apparently they use an OM617 turbo with an automatic transmission. There is a break down of the engine, transmission, starter and alternator in this manual. While not perfect, its kind of cool.
It is available for free on google books:
M973 Small Unit Support Vehicle
You can see the military vehicle here
This might be just as good as a unimog.
1983 Mercedes 300D Turbo 327 000 miles. Spare car.
1994 Mercedes C220 converted to run on Natural gas.
Bought at 138 200 miles, current odometer: 310 500 mi