I recently bought my first Unimog. I plan to drive it a bunch around town and to trails 20-40 miles away via the interstate, up a pass. I live surrounded by steep hills and I hope to drive it weekly this winter / summer.
I chose the ALH VW I4 1.9 ALH, because:
It fits with minor...
Does anyone know a foolproof way of checking preload on the torque ball shells without using the MB special tool? I have a U1300L. I read that the front should just support its own weight but the rear?
Today I drained the transmission oil for the first time. Good news, oil looked ok. Bad news a broken metal cast piece fell out. I fished around inside with my finger could feel no other bits. Some swarf on magnetic plug, as per photo.
I though I was worried before, now I'm...
I have an opportunity to pick up a pretty nice, and somewhat unusual, 404 variant, but the seller discloses it was towed on its back wheels at freeway speeds for around an hour. He was advised by a mechanic the back axle was damaged. The vehicle is not driveable due to this damage...
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