We found a good HDJ 80 series auto that had spent its life on the motorway, this was to be a work vehicle and rally support car for the Tuareg Rallye.

First job was to fit new suspension, for this at the time we chose the Terra Firma gear. New Coils and shockers were fitted.

As this was an auto we fitted an oil cooler. The truck already had a TJM bar and Hella spots.

Hannibal roof rack with Eezi awn tent on top. 2 Jerry can holder and space for motorbike tyres.

In the back we fitted drawers and Engel fridge. Split charge was an IBS system along with a small inverter.

A water tank was fitted behind the passenger seats.

Removal of one passenger seat gave more storage space for the rallye, but was put back in for day to day use.

All these mods other than the roof tent and fridge were used on a daily basis for work, so a true dual purpose truck.

Technical Specification

Make / model

Landcruiser 80

Age / mileage

1993 / 207k

Wheels / tyres

BFG All Terrain on steel rims


Terra Firma

Fuel storage / range

80L + 2x 20L cans

Water storage / capacity

60L Outback tank in rear

Water purification


Gear Storage

Bags / boxes

Sleeping system

Eezi Awn Roof Tent

Navigation System

Garmin V

Cooking set up

2 ring burner on LPG bottle

Special modifications



Tinted windows

Recovery gear

Warn 8000 winch


Hannibal full length

Food storage / fridge

Engel Fridge

Washing facilities

Pump up spray

Auxiliary power system

IBS split charge

Auxiliary lighting

ARB 12v light