Sunday, 3 June 2012

Spirit of the Truck

The latest mod to my 'mighty tuff truck' is a TJM Roof Top Tent on the EGR  hard lid. Rhino Rack rails fitted disperse the meagre 58Kg of this tent across the tub walls and I have done several hundred K's over bitumen, dirt and tracks to see how she handled it and it was solid as a rock. Also with no wind drag that you normally get from roof top mounting. It takes about two minutes to deploy and pack up, see images below and is very sturdy. To date I have added Steel TJM Bull bar, TJM Winch, TJM Snorkel, 2" lift from ARB Dakar Rear Leaf Springs, OME Nitro Sport Shocks, Tiapan 3" Exhaust, EGR Flat top lid on tub, dual battery system with 100ah deep cycle battery for all the accessories or lights,  and now a TJM Roof Top Tent on Ute Lid and Rhino Racks. This latest mod will go well with my other camping setup which fits easily within the tray. I can still fit 4 people in th cab easily even with the Engel Fridge in the middle of the back seat. Next a set of slide out ute drawers in the tub (see - Slide out from Ironman) then maybe, when I need them a set of more aggressive tread all terrain 4x4 tyres.

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 Nikon D300, Tokina 11-16 f2.8 @ ISO 200, 11mm f8, 1/125 sec
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  Nikon D300, Tokina 11-16 f2.8 @ ISO 720, 16mm f8, 1/80 sec
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 Nikon D300, Tokina 11-16 f2.8 @ ISO 500, 16mm f8, 1/80 sec
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 Nikon D300, Tokina 11-16 f2.8 @ ISO 200, 11mm f8, 1/125 sec
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  Nikon D300, Tokina 11-16 f2.8 @ ISO 200, 16mm f8, 1/125 sec
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 Nikon D300, Tokina 11-16 f2.8 @ ISO 200, 16mm f8, 1/125 sec
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  Nikon D300, Tokina 11-16 f2.8 @ ISO 200, 16mm f8, 1/125 sec
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 Nikon D300, Tokina 11-16 f2.8 @ ISO 280, 16mm f8, 1/80 sec
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3 comments:

  1. Good thinking. Over comeing the weight on the hard cover but placing track on top of the sidewalls

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  2. Hi Admin,

    Your post is really helpful for automotive service.

    Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions by this article.



    EGR Lid

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