Kimbo

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Hello everybody. I noticed there's not so many new threads in this particular forum, so with a bit of extra time on my hands I thought I'd share some pictures of what we've got going on with our troopy.
Firstly some background; I use this vehicle periodically for work also, hauling various machinery and components to inaccessible locations, so it was important to be able to quickly and efficiently convert from a touring setup to a working vehicle. Luckily the drawer setup serves both purposes quite well, though releasing 6 buttonhead screws I'm able to remove the kitchen drawer and replace it with a more utilitarian drawer when in work mode. Likewise the roofrack is a versatile addition for both leisure and work, so no worries there.
Behind the drivers seat there is a 50l tank for water, and this can be filled from any water source via the 3 way ball valves just inside the rear barn doors on the right side. The pump can draw water from a depth of 15m, and goes through a fine and coarse filter before filling the tank. We power a 2 burner cooker and an instant water heater from a small LPG bottle mounted obove the spare wheel. On the left side of the drawer setup are 5 x 12v & USB outlets running off a 105aH AGM battery. Fridge is a 60l ARB which is plenty for a couple of weeks in the mediterranean. RTT is a GordyGear (165cm), australian made and we are very happy with it, insofar as it is very comfortable for 2 adults and a child, and hasn't failed to keep us dry in some pretty extreme weather conditions so far!
We mostly tour europe with another family who own a HZJ76, as we are based in central europe, so nothing too extreme for arctic or tropical environments. Hope you enjoy the pictures.
 

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Michael Montgomery

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Nice setup and truck Kimbo. Looks like you got it all
Planned out well and making great use of it.

Thanks for sharing.
 

Jacob100

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That looks ace. Any photos of the rear seat/seats? Always interesting to see how people travel with kids.
 

Kimbo

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Cheers, works well for us. Here is a photo of the rear seat, which is actually from a Renault E-Space, as there were no seat belt points in the rear of the troopy. To the left of the seat is polystyrene wine bottle storage. Thats a pretty important adiition :)
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