In 1987 we bought the UNIMOG 404S below from the fire-brigarde in Hamburg,
changed the original gasoline engine by a diesel engine (220 D) in 1987.
In 1988 we cut off the "Hilfsrüstwagen" body and made it about 60 cm
higher. Thereafter we transformed the empty body into a comfortable camper.
Unfortunately the old diesel engine did not have enough power to accelerate our
UNIMOG over 65 km/h. Altogther we made four large trips with our UNIMOG and
lots of short trips. In the year 2000 we finally sold the car.
If somebody see the truck anywhere on a street or somewhere else we are lucky for a e-mail if possible with a
Our Unimog 404 S, build in May 1962 on our holiday trip 1989 in the Scottish Highlands.
Over 60,000 UNIMOG 404 were produced, with most of the vehicles going to the
military and fire services in the 1960s. The UNIMOG 404 model came in several
variations, the most popular being the soft top cargo truck, the soft top
radio truck, and the hard top fire/rescue vehicle like ours. There were other models produced such as a soft top double cab version, and an even rarer hard top
Our Unimog on a short trip to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, not far away from Rostock, Germany.
The off road capabilities of these vehicles are extraordinary, and because
of their compact size, reasonable price, and simplicity of construction,
this vehicle remains one of the most popular Unimog models for recreational
After surfing on island Fehmarn in Schleswig Holstein, Germany.