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Home At Last

We have the truck home and finally have everything squared away. Next step is to start taking some stuff apart… Our first order of business is to reinstall a double passenger seat in the cab so we can have three riders up in the cab. We’ve sourced some great seats from a fellow who is gutting a Ford Transit van for a camper build. A seat bracket is in order to adapt it to the Unimog. We’ve found a group who does laser cutting and bending of sheet metal that we’re going to give a try. We’ll be posting some

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Mercedes Benz Unimog U1300L Ambulance In The Woods

The Adventure Has Begun.

We have a candidate lined up that we are looking at seriously to start our journey with. This is a 1990 Mercedes Benz 435/1300L with an ambulance body on it. Sometimes this is more universally referred to as a Unimog. It is equipped with a OM366 turbo charged engine which should produce 135 hp. It has the fast axle version of it’s unique portal axles. This should let us comfortably get up to 65 mph with some room for power improvements down the road. The 1300L with ambulance box was originally sold to the German Bundeswehr (Military) and then released

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