Perth's Premier Vehicle Body Builder Since 1970

Starting up nearly 50 years ago, TL Engineering has its humble beginnings as a small backstreet Perth operation. Today it proudly continues as the dominant Western Australian motor vehicle body builder, operating one of the biggest and most up-to-date vehicle body building manufacturing facilities in Australia.

The pride taken in our work is reflected in the final product: our workmanship, tested designs and superior materials produce vehicle builds that are made to last. Our unparalleled range of products and services caters for all vehicle body building needs and applications.

Light Vehicle Solutions include steel and aluminium ute trays, custom built toolboxes, suspension upgrades, roof racks and canvas canopies and other accessories.

TLX 4×4 is a new addition to the family based here in Perth and includes custom built trays, canopies and fitouts with  proven products and accessories for the 4×4 enthusiast. Products include Rival Bumpers from Drivetech 4×4, Pedders, West Coast Suspension, Redback and many more.

Our extensive Truck Solutions builds incorporate custom tray bodies, prime-mover fit ups, all hydraulics installations and much more.


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Light Vehicle

For nearly 50 years now, TL has led the way in manufacturing and fitting light vehicle bodies for mining, agricultural, commercial and retail customers across our vast state. In putting safety first, every step of a TL vehicle build is completed in-house with compliance to Australian Design Rules standards.


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Our Mobility specialists fit-out, modify and service cars, SUVS, 4WDS, buses and vans with driving aids and other devices that empower drivers and passengers who have physical disabilities. The team is passionate about helping people with special needs to get more mobile again – ask us how we can help.

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Truck body building is a specialised manufacturing process, involving high-value vehicles.TL carries out vehicle chassis modifications and hydraulic, electrical and body works under one roof, managing quality control from Design-to-Delivery, in the most modern vehicle body-building facility in Western Australia.

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Get in touch with the leading vehicle body builders in WA today

Whether you’re looking for tray bodies for trucks and utes or mobility options for cars and vans, the experienced team at TL Engineering can help. We provide services to clients all across Perth WA. Request a quote by calling us directly on (08) 9279 5466.


Kenworth T904 130 Tonne Upgrade

Sep 13, 2019

Perry came to TL wanting to upgrade his Kenworth T904 Prime Mover haulage capacity from 110 to 130 Tonne. As a long haul contract driver servicing the Pilbara and NT, Perry understands the importance of being able to maximise each trip with the most efficient load meaning in most cases, the bigger the payload the more he can earn on each trip. If Perry can carry an additional 20 Tonnes of paying load capacity – an upgrade makes complete commercial sense. Why invest in his current T904 Prime Mover? Look at the show quality fit out of his rig. This […]

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