1987 Unimog FLU 419. Only 1694 original miles! If you don’t know what a FLU-419 is, it is aspecial vehicle built for the military in a joint effort by Unimog, Mercedes,Freightliner and Case. There was only2400 of these built, so they are now increasing in value as a collectable. Being rare, you might wonder if parts weredifficult to find, but they aren’t. Ifyou need parts for the front loader or backhoe, they are readily available fromCase. All the companies that built this arestill in business, and sell their parts. Unimog builds an incredible vehicle, known worldwide for their tractorlike work abilities, and ability to handle difficult terrain. They have been used by various militaries around the world for decades.
Mercedes builds terrific diesel engines, and the one in mine starts easy, and runs great. Noleaks (rare for a diesel), but it only has 1694 miles on it! Freightliner is well known for their truckbuilding abilities, and Case is well known for their backhoes.