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  Topic: 404 axle leak
bangertrack

Replies: 8
Views: 6970

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:17 am   Subject: 404 axle leak
Thanks for the information fellas - with the axle seals, I guess the best method is to strip it all down then check the play on the bush and order parts accordingly.

To JohnHughes -
1) the leak i ...
  Topic: 404 axle leak
bangertrack

Replies: 8
Views: 6970

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:22 pm   Subject: 404 axle leak
Hi all - no new questions for a while so here we go:-

Have an front axle oil leak from the seal inboard of the cv joint that is progressively getting worse. I assume the seal can be accessed once t ...
  Topic: 8 speed lever wanted
bangertrack

Replies: 14
Views: 8270

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:49 pm   Subject: 8 speed lever wanted
Finished the 8 speed conversion - decided to go with the lever - sourced a brand new one from VK Cars for 46 euros inc postage.
  Topic: 8 speed lever wanted
bangertrack

Replies: 14
Views: 8270

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:48 pm   Subject: 8 speed lever wanted
Hi - taken the shift plate out today. I can see how the method works by reducing to a single H pattern and an additional lever. Unable to see how you could do it with additional gate?? You must retain ...
  Topic: 8 speed lever wanted
bangertrack

Replies: 14
Views: 8270

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2011 10:04 am   Subject: 8 speed lever wanted
As stated - the mod I had seen details of retained just a H pattern with an additional selector for the high and low ratio. I liked the idea of this mod as have found it awkward sometimes going from t ...
  Topic: 8 speed lever wanted
bangertrack

Replies: 14
Views: 8270

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:05 pm   Subject: 8 speed lever wanted
Correct - no PTO lever. Good news - the wife found the wheel nut stuck in the mud - I had been looking for hours.
  Topic: 8 speed lever wanted
bangertrack

Replies: 14
Views: 8270

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:38 am   Subject: 8 speed lever wanted
Hello all,

Was thinking of doing the 8 speed mod on my 404 - wondering, has anyone a spare lever assembly (forward/ reverse lever) that I could buy please? Also - need one wheel nut - any help much ...
  Topic: 404 clutch
bangertrack

Replies: 0
Views: 2934

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 7:06 pm   Subject: 404 clutch
Hi - Is the clutch on my 404 very nearly worn out?

I have adjusted the linkage so there is just clearance on the release bearing. I have removed the top bellhousing inspection cover and with a piec ...
  Topic: axle o-ring size / section wanted
bangertrack

Replies: 0
Views: 1915

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 6:10 am   Subject: axle o-ring size / section wanted
Hello - axle refitted - but have one o-ring missing on the portal to axle joint. It fits over the portal input bearing flange. I don't want to remove the other side as it was very heavy to install! Do ...
  Topic: Carb
bangertrack

Replies: 13
Views: 4833

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:11 pm   Subject: Carb
You could check the flatness of the mating surfaces of the float chamber - if you have access to a surface plate or use a piece of glass (they should be pretty flat). Use feeler gauges to check.
  Topic: 404 rear axle removal
bangertrack

Replies: 5
Views: 3288

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:31 am   Subject: 404 rear axle removal
Thanks - I have one ordered
  Topic: 404 multiple questions!
bangertrack

Replies: 5
Views: 3172

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:16 pm   Subject: 404 multiple questions!
It was the damper I was referring to. Having looked at it this evening, I think the bracket near the difflock looks week. The ram would have to be very short to fit as well. I will look into it.

I ...
  Topic: Carb
bangertrack

Replies: 13
Views: 4833

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 7:28 am   Subject: Carb
Where is the fuel leaking from?
  Topic: 404 multiple questions!
bangertrack

Replies: 5
Views: 3172

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:15 am   Subject: 404 multiple questions!
I managed to get the exhaust manifolds off the engine and out - you are right, the Y pipe extended approx 1 inch into the manifolds - had ahell of a job pulling them clear! The Y pipe fouling on the r ...
  Topic: 404 multiple questions!
bangertrack

Replies: 5
Views: 3172

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:30 pm   Subject: 404 multiple questions!
Hello again,

My recently aquired 404 has some issues - any help / opinions appreciated.

1) What is the purpose on the bar on the front steering mounted just below the front axle diff lock to the ...
  Topic: 404 rear axle removal
bangertrack

Replies: 5
Views: 3288

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:02 pm   Subject: 404 rear axle removal
Axle removed - do not have to remove anything from gearbox end. Male splines on input to diff housing pulled out of the female splines on propshaft. Pulled the axle away from the torque tube on a litt ...
  Topic: 404 rear axle removal
bangertrack

Replies: 5
Views: 3288

PostForum: Mercedes & Unimog   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 8:04 pm   Subject: 404 rear axle removal
Hi, I am in the process of removing the rear axle of my 404 in order to repair the difflock. Can someone explain the set up with the torque tube / prop shaft. I have currently undone only the ring of ...
 
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