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my troopy setup...

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my troopy setup...

Post by oneday on Sun 26 Jul 2015, 6:53 am

will post a series of pics on what I have got nailed to my troopy to make life easy in the bush.

everyone to their own and always on the lookout for any new ideas.

a summer time must have--shade. A awning nailed to the side of my vehicle is a priority and its on the RHS of the 4by.. why --coz I have a solar panel on the roof and I always face my vehicle North so it recharges my 1200cca battery and I get the afternoon shade.
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I also have 2 LED worklights on the rear which adjust up and down and swivel 360*
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homemade draws are also a must for any vehicle and mine extend 2/3rds of the way into the back of the vehicle. The RH draw has heavy duty roller hinges and are worth the expense. The 2 draws on the Left are friction only.
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Toyota must think we are all camels in the West and don't drink coz they forgot to put in stubby holders -- now we have 2 fitted one either side and they work a treat. $2 each out of Kmart-bicycle section.
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yep those in the know have a troopy --we carry a shit load of gear when we venture out--note all have bull bars-spot lights and the ever popular LED light bars on the front
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This camp fire drum has been with me for that many years I have forgotten..
u will use a very small amount of wood and still stay warm and cook a decent meal.
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a drop down slide for yah fridge and those that are vertically challenged is a god send--expensive yes but an absolute necessity. Life is so much easier seeing inside the fridge.
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80w solar panel teck screwed to the roof charges the battery which is hooked up via a smart charger which has a feed from the alternator. The two batteries under the bonnet work totally independent from the 3rd fridge battery.
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a roof rack and dual spare wheel carrier is a priority plus I have a 3rd spare wheel underneath the vehicle.
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that should give a few folks an idea or two.
there's a heap more but later.

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Re: my troopy setup...

Post by nightjar on Sun 26 Jul 2015, 7:14 am

Great pics of your set up Ray, all your projects rainy day ones? Looks like it never stops raining in ktown.
Like your choice of beer. :-)

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