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  Topic: Lets see your Mog!
TigerMog

Replies: 139
Views: 138380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:32 pm   Subject: Lets see your Mog!
Mike,

That looks fantastic! I envy the hydraulics, but admit they scare me at the same time. Even on my tipper bed I created a manual lift just so I didnt have to put the hydraulics on it. Looki ...
  Topic: Lets see your Mog!
TigerMog

Replies: 139
Views: 138380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:37 pm   Subject: Lets see your Mog!
It has been a blast over here. I have enjoyed the UK, but it has been about 7 years now since I was in the states so I am ready to do some wheeling back in home territory again. I have a mate that r ...
  Topic: Lets see your Mog!
TigerMog

Replies: 139
Views: 138380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 7:53 pm   Subject: Lets see your Mog!
Actually she gets stuffed in a container for shipping to the states on Wed. Am posted back to the states at the end of the month.
  Topic: Lets see your Mog!
TigerMog

Replies: 139
Views: 138380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 12:16 pm   Subject: Lets see your Mog!
forgot to add, the tube work that makes up the new bed is also set up as an air tank...so I can air up before going out and with a slinky yellow hose I can air up tires, work an impact wrench and what ...
  Topic: Lets see your Mog!
TigerMog

Replies: 139
Views: 138380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 12:14 pm   Subject: new bits and bobs
Finally got around to finishing up a few projects. I made a new petrol tank that sits on top of the chassis underneath of the cargo bed. It holds about 150 liters give or take, putting all the weigh ...
  Topic: 404 12V conversion: my idea.... your comments? suggestions?
TigerMog

Replies: 24
Views: 12081

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 8:36 pm   Subject: 404 12V conversion: my idea.... your comments? suggestions?
Two options for a decent 12V starter really. Trust me I went through LOTS of attempts at a decent one. Finding someone in the UK willing to rewind one from scratch was near impossible.

I ended up ...
  Topic: 404 clutch
TigerMog

Replies: 19
Views: 10380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Dec 06, 2009 2:36 pm   Subject: 404 clutch
Well the clutch is more or less sorted now. It is working properly although I still get an occasional squeal and complaint. I stuck a pressure washer in the access cover hole on top and just let the ...
  Topic: 6 Door 404
TigerMog

Replies: 5
Views: 1458

PostForum: The Gallery   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2009 9:46 pm   Subject: 6 Door 404
Just because it is different I had to post it on here. Someone with a cool idea.


http://cgi.benl.ebay.be/unimog-404-s-mercedes_W0QQitemZ170415887667QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_23?hash=it ...
  Topic: 404 clutch
TigerMog

Replies: 19
Views: 10380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:30 pm   Subject: 404 clutch
S. Frimodt,

OK now you have me curious. What have you done as far as mods to bump your M180 up to 120bhp?
  Topic: 404 clutch
TigerMog

Replies: 19
Views: 10380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2009 12:40 pm   Subject: 404 clutch
Thanks for the input. It does help even if nothing more than to convince myself I am not losing my mind here.

Dave: I still think you may be right on the friction plate sticking. I have one th ...
  Topic: 404 clutch
TigerMog

Replies: 19
Views: 10380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2009 8:34 pm   Subject: 404 clutch
This thing is really frustrating me because it doesnt make a lot of sense....to me at least...in what it is doing. I have taken the access plate off of the top passenger side and flushed it with wate ...
  Topic: 404 clutch
TigerMog

Replies: 19
Views: 10380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:15 am   Subject: 404 clutch
oh yeah...it was at the Muddy Bottom play site. After last weeks rains it was a real swamp!
  Topic: 404 clutch
TigerMog

Replies: 19
Views: 10380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:15 am   Subject: 404 clutch
I will definitely have a go with the garden hose and fresh water. It certainly cant hurt at this point I think! Hopefully the whole bellhousing is packed with mud and crap and I can flush it out. I ...
  Topic: 404 clutch
TigerMog

Replies: 19
Views: 10380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 8:58 pm   Subject: 404 clutch
and yes, by way deeper than I intended I mean my **** was wet in the cab as water flowed through ! But hey ho, once you start in you are fairly committed to try and make it through....
  Topic: 404 clutch
TigerMog

Replies: 19
Views: 10380

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 8:56 pm   Subject: 404 clutch
I went out for a play day today and got the Mog in WAY deeper than I had intended. Now the clutch is far from happy with me. It just barely works. I have to shut it down at lights, start it up on t ...
  Topic: My diesel conversion
TigerMog

Replies: 13
Views: 7600

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:11 pm   Subject: My diesel conversion
That looks beautiful! I am anxious to see the finished product and how it performs.
  Topic: 404 8 Speed Conversion WITH a PTOI
TigerMog

Replies: 17
Views: 12813

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2009 8:53 am   Subject: 404 8 Speed Conversion WITH a PTOI
Turnip,

Thank you for that! I hadn't thought about the gears slipping about, but jacking up the tail end is brilliant. I will remember it when it comes time for reassembly.

I made my own bed f ...
  Topic: 404 8 Speed Conversion WITH a PTOI
TigerMog

Replies: 17
Views: 12813

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2009 6:39 pm   Subject: 404 8 Speed Conversion WITH a PTOI
8 speed conversion with PTO...not sure where that extra "I" came from.
  Topic: 404 8 Speed Conversion WITH a PTOI
TigerMog

Replies: 17
Views: 12813

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2009 6:37 pm   Subject: 404 8 Speed Conversion WITH a PTOI
I know there is already a substantial thread on the 8 speed conversion, but I am doing the conversion and keeping my PTO as well so thought I would start a new one.

This is a work in progress, so ...
  Topic: 404 8 speed conversion
TigerMog

Replies: 25
Views: 12448

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:05 pm   Subject: 404 8 speed conversion
OK, so I got the bed off the truck, got the LPG cylinder mounted to the frame now and am nearly done with making the new bed (dump/tipper type). The new petrol tank is a work in progress that will si ...
  Topic: Fibreglass cabs
TigerMog

Replies: 4
Views: 3167

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2009 8:51 pm   Subject: Fibreglass cabs
Odd timing.....last week I bumped into a guy that new a guy, that worked on a mog for a guy.......same old story...but said he had a fiberglass top made for his Mog in Beaulieu. Went through all the ...
  Topic: Re-engine-eering
TigerMog

Replies: 46
Views: 18185

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:17 pm   Subject: Re-engine-eering
I was so excited this week when an old Merc 280S Sedan was on ebay for a song. It had the M130 2.8L engine and twin carb set up....of course someone jumped in at the last moment and sent the price th ...
  Topic: 404 8 speed conversion
TigerMog

Replies: 25
Views: 12448

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:14 pm   Subject: 404 8 speed conversion
oh forgot...I got my days screwed up Tom! Muddy Bottom is tomorrow, Sunday....wasnt today! Will be my first time out there, but it is close to home so I think definitely worth a look. Hopefully se ...
  Topic: 404 8 speed conversion
TigerMog

Replies: 25
Views: 12448

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2009 6:13 pm   Subject: 404 8 speed conversion
I am taking a couple days off from work this week to hide in the workshop and fabricate a new bed for ol' Tigger. While I have the back end off I figure is a good time to try and have a look at the t ...
  Topic: 404 8 speed conversion
TigerMog

Replies: 25
Views: 12448

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 9:02 pm   Subject: 404 8 speed conversion
DX,

Thank you! That document is brilliant. I have been through it briefly, have printed it out and will study it before cracking the tranny open and having a go at it.

Tom,

I am off to play ...
  Topic: 404 8 speed conversion
TigerMog

Replies: 25
Views: 12448

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 11:09 am   Subject: 404 8 speed conversion
I would definitely be interested in having a go at this conversion. Does anyone have a link or info on the how to of it?
  Topic: New (404 owner)
TigerMog

Replies: 2
Views: 1893

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:27 am   Subject: New (404 owner)
welcome to the forum bob! Always good to see someone else that is accustomed to driving on the proper side of the road Smile
  Topic: 404 radiator
TigerMog

Replies: 3
Views: 1327

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2009 1:27 pm   Subject: 404 radiator
3" deep, 19" wide, 24" high

If you are putting an aftermarket rad in and are NOT running a front PTO, you could go up to 6" wider by removing the PTO mounting pad on the drivers ...
  Topic: Driving a Unimog on a post 1997 license
TigerMog

Replies: 49
Views: 26617

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 5:51 am   Subject: Driving a Unimog on a post 1997 license
I find this thread interesting because I wasnt aware of this forum when I arrived to the UK last year and tried to register my mog. With no forum guidance to help out I will tell you it is a huge str ...
  Topic: 404 12V conversion: my idea.... your comments? suggestions?
TigerMog

Replies: 24
Views: 12081

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 9:16 am   Subject: 404 12V conversion: my idea.... your comments? suggestions?
For the small items like the wiper motors and heater blower motor, the drop in voltage just isnt that big of a deal. Obviously the starter motor needs the torque, but the wiper motors just run a bit ...
 
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