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Old 02-08-2009, 02:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I would like to purchase a Unimog in the next year. I want to use it for towing my 84 CJ 7, camping and as a daily driver. Something in the $20,000 to $25,000. Any suggestions? Preferrably a 4 door hard top. I live in Oregon
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look for a doka cab, and why bother with the cj7? just drive the mog on the trails.
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Of course, for that price, you realize you're going to be towing at 50 MPH, right ?
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Buy that big bobbed duce from 100 dollarman. It would do more and you could make a moterhome out of it.
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Buy that big bobbed duce from 100 dollarman. It would do more and you could make a moterhome out of it.
Do more of what ??

Trail soil compaction ???
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Sounds like you need a good, domestic 3/4 ton truck. Any kind of decent Mog will outclass the CJ on the trails, and doesn't make much sense for a tow rig.
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Old 02-09-2009, 06:26 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Sounds like you need a good, domestic 3/4 ton truck. Any kind of decent Mog will outclass the CJ on the trails, and doesn't make much sense for a tow rig.

I'll second that. You'd need to a least triple your budget to get what you're talking about.
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Old 02-19-2009, 08:26 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Of course, for that price, you realize you're going to be towing at 50 MPH, right ?
Towing is done with my bus.If you want a mog use it to go to the trails with. Call expedition-imports.com they can give you a lot of info so can www.classicunimogs.com I gave up on trying to make my mog travel on the freeway at 65 let alone tow at 55. GOOD LUCK!
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Old 02-28-2009, 07:06 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I've kicked around the idea of selling mine. '86 Doka, fast axles and "high output" engine( 125 hp). I agree though, wouldn't be the fastest tow vehicle, coolest maybe.
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