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Cool Plow!

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by WOOFSPLOW, Nov 6, 2003.


    WOOFSPLOW Member
    Messages: 76

  2. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    a 24 speed tranny,just what i need,something else to think about while plowing:dizzy: :p

    WOOFSPLOW Member
    Messages: 76

    Good point! I don't think it has a radio either:p
  4. meyer22288

    meyer22288 Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    thats a sturdy lookin truck and i like it:cool:
  5. David Smith

    David Smith Member
    Messages: 48

    Looks awfully darn sturdy to me!
    I like it also :)
  6. BWhite

    BWhite Senior Member
    Messages: 496

    When would that need 24 gears ......plowing while pulling a 52 ft trailer?
  7. phillyplowking1

    phillyplowking1 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    Thats been on ebay for a while.Unimogs are one of the tuffest trucks around the new ones go for about $120,000.They have front and rear ptos so they can run tractor attachments.Thats why theres so many gears.The lowest gear runs about 30 feet per hour!
  8. jt5019

    jt5019 Senior Member
    Messages: 853

    Unimogs are like tanks ,pure power ....It probably makes a great plow:)
  9. Rooster

    Rooster Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 650

    Ah, the unimog, so ugly it's pretty.

    The 24 geared ones are designed for agricultural use in fields.



    WOOFSPLOW Member
    Messages: 76

    Is it manufactured by Mercedes-Benz?
  11. phillyplowking1

    phillyplowking1 Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    The older ones were made by MB.Now frieghtliner has taken over making them.
  12. 99zr2

    99zr2 Senior Member
    Messages: 271

    I would just use it for wheeling if i had one of those Uni-mog's.
    It is in good shape though.
  13. duke

    duke Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    A Friend of mine plowed with a late 70s MB Uni. He was responsible for keeping 4.5 miles of road open in a NH State Park for a program that used the park all year. It was a blast to drive and plow with. The only problem he had was the 9' plow hanging off the front just about lifts the rear wheels off the ground. His solution was to put a 2000 lb granite block on the bed witch by the way dump in 3 directions. For additional weight he had a 7'5" snow blower on the back. The blower was nice for after the storm, moving banks back as needed. All and all the machine was to lite for this application, the truck would 4 wheel slide to the side when the blade would load up. A 3/4 ton P/U would have been fine, except for the blower on the back ...it was real nice for moving banks.