4WD MODIFICATIONS – STORAGE OPTIONS
We look at your options for carrying vital liquids and hardware: fuel and water tanks, racks and drawer units.
SUV Doorstop is a small, foldable step that allows safe and easy access to roof racks and roof-mounted solar panels.
These three fridge-slide enhancements from Clearview can make bush camping easier.There’s a cable tidy, an extension tray and a full slide-out Pantry.
Safeguard Cargo Net was Australia’s first load rated cargo restraint net and is used by governments, resource and utility companies, tradespeople and 4WDers.
Nixon’s of Wagga Wagga has developed tipper kits to suit tray-back utes and light trucks.
The 2018 Load Restraint Guide for Light Vehicles spells out clearly how you should load your vehicle and the correct method for restraining that load.
We all know that weight is the enemy when you’re packing your 4WD or camper. Here’s one way of reducing weight while providing a great storage solution.
At OTA we’ve been using MSA 4×4 Accessories products since 2007. Here’s a summary of our experience with these canvas protectors and hold-alls.
MSA4x4 is well known for its soft storage systems, but the company has released an aluminium drawer range that breaks new ground.
We all love it when the boat slides into the water and we clamber on board for a day’s fun. Trouble is, you have to get the boat to that idyllic spot first…
Very few 4WDs leave the factory with sufficient fuel tank capacity for extended Outback trips. Unless you have 140-litre diesel tank capacity you won’t have sufficient fuel for long bush trips.
If the freight won’t fit inside it has to stay at home or go on top, but it’s vital you know how much is too much.
It’s easy enough to jam everything you need for a 4WD trip into the back of your wagon, but it’s not so easy getting something you need out of the jumble – shelves or a set of cargo drawers are the answer.
Regardless of how you carry water in your vehicle or trailer it’s important that you have sufficient and that it’s stored in several independent containers. Don’t put all your water into one tank.