TLX Extreme Alloy Tray Steals the Show!

Rumbold Ford recently ordered a TLX Extreme Alloy Tray to fit to a new PX3 Ranger for the 107th Moora Show held on Saturday 21st September 2019. Wanting to put something different on display, Rumbold turned to TL Engineering to find something different yet built to last. The result was a TLX Extreme Tray complete with painted drop sides, cab rack mesh, slide our drawer, side tool boxes and LED tail lights. The end result is amazing and certainly invited plenty of comments. For more information – go to Ute Trays Perth WA or contact our team on 08 9279 […]

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Kenworth T904 130 Tonne Upgrade

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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Drivetech 4×4 now available from TL Engineering Perth WA

TL Engineering Perth WA is excited to be able to announce that we are now an offical “Fitment Partner” for Drivetech 4×4 range of products. This means that TL can supply and fit the large range of Drivetech 4×4 products right here in Perth WA. Following the release of the Rival Bumper in Australia, a Drivetech Rival cult has been growing and with that, new Rival Bumpers showing up everywhere. The latest release is the 200 Series Landcruiser Bumper. TL Engineering Perth WA was the first body builder to fit a new Rival Bumper to the current 2019 200 Series […]

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Boilermaker (Boily) Truck Build

What is a Boily Truck? A Boily Truck is used to replace Ground Engaging Tools (GET) on excavation equipment during downtime whilst still in the mining pit. The twin operator Miller and twin Hiabs allow two Boilermakers to work on the equipment at the same time to halve the down time of the machine.  The multiple removable bins can carry a variety of different sized teeth to suit each machine and application.  Storage for all the welding gear, PPE and consumables is at easy reach from ground level. Build features: Scania 8×4 Twin Hiab 018 Cranes Miller big Blue diesel welder for […]

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HJ47 Classic Restoration

When a collector drops off his two HJ47 Landcruiser Ute’s and asks for the original trays, who are we to say no. Turns out some of our fabricators remember making these trays back in the early 80’s. Given TL Engineering is about to turn 50 Years young, many of our fabricators are still working for the company and relished in the chance to return to the old days and weld “art” into what could be seen as just another steel tray. One of the utes will be returned to the famous WA Red & White Auxiliary colour scheme and the […]

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Mingenew Midwest Expo ’19

This year TL Engineering is returning to the Regional WA field days to check in with our loyal customers and show our appreciation for there support over the last 50 Years. It is also a time when we can slow down and get to understand our customers needs in an ever changing world. To kick off the conversation, we will be showcasing our proven heavy duty steel tray on a Mitsubishi Triton plus some new products. So what is new? First we have the TLX Extreme Alloy Tray fitted to a Ford Ranger. Next is a Comtruk SUB fitted to […]

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Comtruk in the Wild!

We fitted a Sport Utility Bed (SUB©) to Kevin’s Ford Ranger last year. He recently stopped by Comtruk to pick up a few accessories. While he was here, we chatted about his experience with the SUB. […]

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Project TLX PX3 Ranger

We started this project with a brand new MY19.00 Ford Ranger PX3 XLT ute. Purchased in the stunning Lightning Blue to complement the upgrades and stand out on the road. This project will go on a journey over the coming weeks to show how easy it is to convert an everyday dual cab ute into the ultimate crossover weekend warrior. Stage one starts with installation of a new Drivetech 4×4 Rival Alloy Bumper. Made from 6mm alloy to provide excellent strength and protection without the disadvantage of a heavy steel bar, the Drivetech 4×4 Bumpers are designed to ensure easy installation as a full […]

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Isuzu Field Service Unit (FSU)

New Isuzu Field Service Unit ready for delivery. Features include steel tray, aluminium toolboxes with adjustable shelving, 1,300Kg payload, safety railing with fold down steps, long range fuel tanks and the list goes on. What makes this special? You can drive this on a standard car licence. Call our Truck Sales Team to discus in more detail. […]

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Perth Tradie Show Winner!

As we clean out the Perth Tradie display for another year and return to our workshop to continue delivering premium customer builds, today we announce the lucky winner of the $500 Cash Gift Card competition. Thank you to all the entrants and we assure you this list is reserved to communicate only TL news – not sold to a marketing company. And the winner is…………. Congratulations – Ben W from Margaret River WA. […]

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Day 1 Perth Tradie Expo 2019

Today is the opening day of the Perth Tradie Expo held at the beautiful Ascot Racecourse. On display is a range of TL vehicles including: VDJ79 Landcruiser Dual Cab with a colour matched Heavy Duty Steel Tray fit for the go anywhere tradesperson. VW Amarok with the new TLX 4×4 Heavy Duty Tray made right here in WA. Ford Ranger with the new Comtruk Sports Utility Bed (SUB) a lightweight high performance crossover bed that unlocks value in its ability to transform from fleet or trade duty into a weekend warrior. NLS Isuzu Field Service Unit display – the ultimate […]

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Perth Tradie Expo 2019

Since 2014, the Perth Tradie Expo has held one outstanding event after another each year at the Ascot Racecourse venue. TL Engineering will make its debut this year with an exciting range of vehicles on display including the new Comtruk SUB and TLX Tray. Call past Stand 84 and check out the special EOFY deals. TL Engineering has been supporting Perth Tradies since 1970. […]

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Drill Rod Carrier

The ever popular Drill Rod Carrier has been in demand this month. An engineered solution means you will reduce potential HSE risk Designed for Drillers to load up the long drilling rods in the aluminium tubes on the roof and short rods in the storage rack bolted to the tray. Operators can store their service tools and equipment on the back of the tray and head out to the field for a hard days work. Having a purpose made tray means eliminating double handling and costly multiple trips back to the workshop for missed items. An engineered solution means you […]

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Boilermaker Service Truck

We understand customers looking for a fit for purpose truck body solution at the same time keeping ROI in mind! Delivery of a new Boilermaker Service Truck featuring: Lincoln Airvantage 600 welder, HIAB 018 crane, Certified gas bottle rack and retractable hose reels. Many more customer specific inclusions based on more than 50 years of experience. […]

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Amarok TLX Tray

Exciting day for the owner of this new Amarok TLX Tray. Featuring custom painted drop sides with stainless steel capping, one piece welded floor, under tray tool boxes, LED lights and 1200mm under tray slide out drawer. The standard TLX Tray weighs circa 205Kg; this is a saving of some 50-80 Kg’s over a similar steel tray with the same strength but more style. TLX Trays are ideal for anyone wanting to improve the look of their dual cab and thinking about a serious off road extreme look with the performance to match. Stand out from the crowd, invest in […]

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Hardox Tipper

Looking for a tough Hardox Tipper Built to last Drawing on more than 50 years of Vehicle Body Building experience and proven ability. TL Tippers are regarded as the best in the business. TL Engineering design and build Heavy Duty Hardox Tipper’s nationally. Here is an example of a new build ready for delivery to a WA customer this month complete with retractable tarp. Features include 11m2 capacity, 24T Binotto Hoist, Hydraulic Hose Burst Valve, In Tank Oil Filter, 2 Way Air Tailgate and PVC Manual retractable tarp. Before you invest in your next Hardox Tipper, make time to call […]

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Hilux RuggedX

Silver is the new Black! Customer asks “I am looking for something tough, extreme, functional and something to make a statement” well here is the result. Built from steel and finished in 2Pak Automotive colour matched paint, this build sets the standard for customers thinking of upgrading a tough Hilux RuggedX. Straight from the showroom floor the RuggedX turns heads. How do you take a tough factory built ute and add your personal touch? Take a closer look. This new tray comes with under tray tool boxes, slide out under tray drawer and water tank built under the front complete […]

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Landcruiser GXL Tipper

Transform a GXL Landcruiser Ute into the Ultimate Workhorse! Turn your work horse into a versatile tipper. Imagine being able to load up the Cruiser, head out to the paddock or job site and tip off the load – no more shoveling or double handling. How much can you load into the tipper? Generally you can load up to 1,000Kgs – keep in mind you cannot go over the vehicle GVM and is subject to each make we fit this onto. Available on almost any ute cab chassis – contact us to discuss your application. To the average person, the […]

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Comtruk – Sport Utility Bed

TL Engineering is proud to announce our partnership with Comtruk making this exciting new product available now in WA. Transform your ute into a work-life crossover vehicle your family and mates will love. The SUB is made in Australia and with local WA service and support – why not consider a SUB to set yourself apart from the pack! Talk to a member of the TL team to learn more about what the SUB can do for you. To learn more, try the new “Build Yours” feature. […]

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The Boundaries Keep Shifting

New clients often bring new needs and new ideas to vehicle body building. It’s what keeps TL Engineering and Osborne Motor Bodies, both Vulcan Group companies, energised and responsive to today’s exciting market. The veteran tray builders at TL have seen plenty of vehicles come and go, but this Toyota VDJ79 still got their attention. With a big lift, extensive TL tray and customised paintwork, it should stand up to everything asked of it, on the highway and in the dirt. (Graham or David – 08 9279 5466) Yes, that’s a helicopter, minus the rotor blades, and yes that’s a […]

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Rail Service Builds For Brookfield Rail

On a dusty service road near a railway line, you could easily find this truck. It’s a recently commissioned build delivered to the end user, Brookfield Rail, by Major Motors.

In and around the truck, which is effectively a mobile workshop, there will be rail service personnel going about the important work of ensuring that passenger and goods trains travel safely and securely throughout Western Australia. […]

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