Working 4WDs - Modifications and Bodywork
XROADSAUTO TIPPER KIT
Kits that convert utes and light trucks to tippers - March 2017
The XROADSAUTO Group in the NSW Southern Highlands town of Moss Vale has developed tipper kits to suit tray-back utes and light trucks.
TJM TRADESMAN BARS
TJM has released new working-ute bars - September 2016
TJM Tradesman bars are now available for the new Mitsubishi Triton and Toyota HiLux.
COIL SPRING COMPRESSOR
The safer way to replace modern 4WD shock absorbers.
“Every automotive workshop should have a coil spring compressor.” This is the hard earned advice of an experienced life-long mechanic.
FLAT-PACK UTE TUB PROTECTION
Everything comes in the one box.
New Zealand owned Pro-Form has released the Sportguard ute liner system that is said to offer significant advantages over previous liners.
FLEXIGLASS WORKING UTE CANOPY - November 2015
Side window options are available.
FlexiTrade is the latest dual-purpose, work-play canopy from FlexiGlass that’s available with large sliding windows or lift up windows with twin locking handles.
MCHITCH AUTOMATIC TRAILER COUPLING
This design promises easy coupling and uncoupling - March 2016
McHitch has come up with a new design that promises easy coupling and uncoupling. It suits trailers with electric brakes or override mechanical and hydraulic brakes.
SAFEGUARD LOAD RESTRAINT COVERS
Load covers that double as rated load restraints make a lot of sense - February 2017
Safeguard Cargo Net was Australia’s first load rated cargo restraint net and is used by governments, resource and utility companies, tradespeople and 4WDers.
SMAC AIR COMPRESSOR
MEA's skid-mounted air compressor is a winner.
Mobile Energy Australia's Service Maintenance Air Compressors (SMAC) are gaining acceptance with operators who need reliable compressed air supply on vehicles working away from mains power support.
STEEL CANOPY FROM SAMMITR - November 2015
A strong canopy that can carry a hefty roof load.
Plastic canopies need considerable reinforcement and most have only four load concentration points. Sammitr's all-steel canopies come with full length roof rails that are rated for 100kg loading.
TYPICAL SERVICE BODIES
The service body scene is becoming more diverse and more complex.
The Service Body business has grown from backyard fit-outs to professionally engineered, purpose-designed units that suit all popular cab/chassis and light truck vocations. Here is a representative sample of service body types.
WIDE-TRACK REPLACEMENT AXLE FOR THE TOYOTA 70 SERIES
This new 2106 Dana axle resolves the narrow-rear-track issue.
This new Dana 60 axle variant is a solution to the Toyota 70 Series' narrow-rear-axle-track problem.