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As some might know, I sold the might Troll, due to age and not wanting to spend a gazillion dollars on it and purchased the Triton Dual Cab. Over time I will fit it out to what I want = UHF towbar, dual battery, canopy and possibly a winch, seein as the bullbar will take one and fridge into the rear. :bananaro:

UHF is in and the towbar was put on this afternoon, with a lot of cursing and swearing. :headwall:





Of course the bloody thing fell off the jack and cut the cables. :angryfir:



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Okay, towbar is on and wiring harness sorted and working. :victory:







Whoops. one more bolt to go in there. :doh:

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Plug and play. Makes it easy, no looking for wires, stripping and soldering. On another forum, some have problems with LED lights on their trailers/caravans, have to add ballast resistors.
 

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Plug and play. Makes it easy, no looking for wires, stripping and soldering. On another forum, some have problems with LED lights on their trailers/caravans, have to add ballast resistors.
I couldn't get the lights to work the first time around but after pulling the plugs apart again and finding that there was power in the main plug, I pushed them back together and it all worked. :confused:

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I couldn't get the lights to work the first time around but after pulling the plugs apart again and finding that there was power in the main plug, I pushed them back together and it all worked. :confused:

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Next will be the dual battery and then the fridge. ;)

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Yeah I might do that also but will just wait and see how things go on the money front this year. I'll be happy to get the dual battery fridge and canopy sorted this year. ;)

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I鈥檝e done the same , I rolled my Troll so I went down the Triton road too.
Very happy with it MY15 MN its been most places as the Troll but I do miss the Troll for its lower gearing for towing - both cars were manual and the Triton just doesn鈥檛 compare.



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Gettin the back sorted for my bikes. This will change again but will do for now. :)



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Looking at making a canopy with an ally roof and canvas sides. Thinking that instead of drilling holes in the side of the tray, I would run the bottom out over the sides so that I could run a sail track along the left and right side and then for the tailgate, use like a C-section to overlap, so that I could use the bungy straps to fasten? :idea: The whole frame would be sitting on a rubber seal that sat on top of the tray sides. Thoughts?

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Any sort of canopy on a styleside is a huge pain to make work right and is a big compromise as far as usability. I've had this discussion with a few styleside owners at work about doing both soft and hard side canopies. Never done one yet. They usually give up or go buy a flat tray to start with.
 
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Any sort of canopy on a styleside is a huge pain to make work right and is a big compromise as far as usability. I've had this discussion with a few styleside owners at work about doing both soft and hard side canopies. Never done one yet. They usually give up or go buy a flat tray to start with.


Have to agree with Fester mate. I have a trailer with a triton styleside as the body - pain in the arse wish I had never done it. Go the full build, do it proper. If ya gunna tow, strengthen the chassis while your at it


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Well finally some mods happening on da ute. :) Going to leave that gap at the front, so that I can put the aux battery there and somin else along side of it. :unsure:



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The one thing that I'm not happy with is, the left side that slides all the way on the top for the fridge, has a bloody grip hole so that you can pull it out. That means the water will get into that drawer, so I'll be making up something to fix that dumb problem. It's okay if you have a canopy or it's in a wagon but seriously, why couldn't they have an insert for it! 馃が

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Bolted in and works great. I'm going to change the side wings and make it so that they are hinged, so that the space along side of the drawers, is usable. ;)


This is the dopey setup for the fridge slide. That opens over the top of the drawer, the dopey bastards! :poop:

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Bolted in and works great. I'm going to change the side wings and make it so that they are hinged, so that the space along side of the drawers, is usable. ;)


This is the dopey setup for the fridge slide. That opens over the top of the drawer, the dopey bastards! :poop:

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Their drawer is on the wrong side for the fridge so I put a decent slide on the RHS. What masquerades as a drawer does actually come in handy. Other than easy access to the back part of the LHS. I use it regularly as a platform to stand on when loading and tying stuff on the roofrack.also makes it easier to get my sub out as I can slide the drawer right out and easily reach and pickup the sub without hurting my back.

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Well to be honest I don鈥檛 think they intend for people to put them in the back out in the weather like you have


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No point in using marine carpet then, no different to what you get with boats. :unsure:

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