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  1. 1998 290GD Steyr Daimler Puch Van earning her keep

    G-Class
    2400kg precast of man-hole rings on the trailer (& guessing about 800kg empty) 50-60mph on the way down enjoying the magnificently unseasonal sunshine AND heat 40-50, gradient and traffic permitting, on the way back when loaded Rings, 4.0m in depth(& more to come for my above-ground water tower)...
  2. New MB mechanical diesel 460NM

    G-Class
    4 cyl, 4 litres, 100 odd HP, & OODLES OF TORQUE. Sounds like a 1990's tractor engine! marcus PS I found this post (again) cos I am toying with re-engining a 1989 517 diesel 460 for wor daughter. Having just put the 290GD Van back on the road for the Mrs. Parked up for over 2 years in a grass...
  3. A testament to Styer Daimler Puch engineering.

    G-Class
    Yup, I visited the factory in Graz, Austria and drove the Shockel etc, way back whenever. most impressive. cheers m
  4. A testament to Styer Daimler Puch engineering.

    G-Class
    Our 1998 SDP 290GD Van has been sitting parked up in a grass field since Feb 2013, I sliped(i.e. dragged) her out, unstarted (& not the slightest sign of sticking brakes at all btw) sometime earlier this summer with the tractor, and left her parked up on concrete, nonetheless grass was still...
  5. Conversion of 290GD to 290GDT

    G-Class
    Hi, Marcus Gault "speaking", I can only suggest you look in on the UK based GWOA site. Several men on their have successfully converted to 606/606a diesels and orr the Ssangymon 662 engines Axel. Needamerc (Eddie, Dublin based) who went down the Ssangymon route and is well pleased with the...
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