4WD Modifications - Storage Options

We look at your options for carrying vital liquids and hardware: fuel and water tanks, racks and drawer units.

 

MULTI-USE CANOPIES - January 2016

Some canopy makers produce dual-purpose designs in different materials.

As utes have become larger and more powerful they're appealing to a wider range of 4WD customers - especially those buyers who want a working ute that can become a leisure vehicle when required.

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MSA 4X4 ACCESSORIES STORAGE SOLUTIONS

We've been using this well designed and well made gear for years - February 2017

At OTA we’ve been using MSA 4x4 Accessories products since 2007. Here’s a summary of our experience with these canvas protectors and hold-alls.

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MSA4X4 ALUMINIUM DRAWER UNITS

This storage solution company has gone metal - September 2016

MSA4x4 is well known for its soft storage systems, but the company has now released an aluminium drawer range that breaks new ground.

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LONG RANGE FUEL TANKS

Standard fuel tanks don't have enough capacity.

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.

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BOAT CARRYING OPTIONS

Many of us take boats for a ride - but how?

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…

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STORAGE DRAWER UNITS

Find your gear as easily as you do at home.

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.

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WATER STORAGE

Water isn't always available in the bush, so carry your own supply

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.

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FOLDING STEP ACCESS FROM SAMMITR

An easy-fold, sturdy step for utes and tray-backs - September 2016

We've tried folding steps in the past, but this one looks to be the goods.

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FRONT RUNNER RACK FOR THE NEW HILUX

Light and strong for increased rack payload.

The 2016 Toyota Hilux Slimline II Roof Rack Kit expands Opposite Lock's Front Runner range of roof racks and outdoor accessories.

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ROOF RACKS

You can't leave the kids at home...can you?

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.

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SAFE TAILGATE OPERATION FROM SAMMITR

This kit takes the 'crash' out of ute tailgate operation - September 2016

It's often difficult to lower a tailgate without dropping it and that action can cause injury - particulalry to small children that might be standing underneath it. The T-Lift gas strut kit softens the lowering action and aids the closing action.

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YAKIMA'S LOCK N LOAD ROOF RACK

Aussie designed roof rack with a difference -- February 2016

Sounds Japanese, but 'Yakima' is actually the North American Indian name of a valley and town in Washington State, USA. Yakima Industries was founded in 1973 and is one of the largest roof rack manufacturers in the world.

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