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Old 23 Aug 2006
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Unimog Campervan for Sale

Plans have changed...again. As a result, we're having to sell our Beast - a 1973 Mercedes Unimog 416 radio box, converted to campervan for what was to be a 5 year trip through Africa.
Too many extras to list...for details, have a look at our website (something else that is now undergoing a big change!)
http://www.chrisandnita.com/Unimog_For_Sale.htm

Bought her in Belgium and have spent over £10k on her in total, and are looking to recover whatever we can...so offers welcome.

I will point out that she failed MOT on intermittent brake light and excessive play in the steering. I've got a replacement steering box, but haven't got round to fitting it. She's not yet registered in the UK (need the MOT to register her).

Any queries, give me a call on 07866 981359. This is my work mobile so may be switched off while I'm unavailable.
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Nice looking

Nice looking truck chris, pity you have not had a chance to take her on journey. Do you think she would make it across the sahara without too much trouble? east to west?
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Thats the kind of trip we bought her for. I've owned a toyota hilux and a toyota landcruiser, (and recently a land rover 130), but this is what we settled on for a long trip...we've spent our time in roof top tents, sleeping in the back of a ford van, ground tent, etc, but for an extended trip, the comfort and safety and the ability to carry loads of food water and fuel was why we chose her - and their fantastic off road ability. There are concerns about a top heavy vehicle in sand (and other situations), but you've just got to take that into account when driving.

Short answer - its what she's made for!!

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can't acces your site, wanted to have a look!
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Unimog Campervan sold

We've now sold the beast. Thanks to all those who enquired.

Yeh moggy1968, sorry for that, our website exceeded the download limits - everyone looking at the mog details...might need to pay to up the limits in preparation for selling the land rover!!!
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hey chris
to change the subject completely
have you still got your 130? how do you like having the discovery gearbox?
when are you selling?
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Talking Funny you should ask....

Hi Tri Nz,

...the landie is currently on eBay ending this Sunday evening...I posted a seperate thread with the item number for any who were interested.

I can't really compare the disco gearbox to anything as I've never driven a "standard" 130. I'm not sure if it is the gearbox, but it cruises better than I expected on the motorway, or those little french roads, and still pulls well when greenlaning...couldn't complain at all.

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Hi

Where did you get the mog from?

Am trying to find out about radio van mogs but can only find the 404s...

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