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Carry More Off Road

6 Wheelers have been used for over 30 years for all kinds of tough off-road work, including off-road tour buses on Fraser Island, Cape York Peninsular, The Red Centre and The Kimberley, mine service vehicles for open cut and underground mines, crop spraying on black-soil cultivation, support vehicles on adventure rallies,  and even as supply vehicles for desert exploration, without mentioning our more adventurous everyday travellers.

 
All 6 Wheelers are NOT created equal

Our unique suspension system has a 60 : 40 load share between the rear axles, whereby 60-65% of the load remains on the drive axle in most situations.
This, combined with up to 300mm of articulation between the rear axles, enables our 6 wheelers to go where any standard 4WD travels, and others fear to tread. Our 6 wheelers can keep up with their unmodified 4 wheeler counterparts in most situations when empty, but when loaded the 6 wheeler will greatly out-perform the 4 wheeler.
This is due to the stability of our rig, the weight distribution of the load and vehicles flotation.

 

Why Not 6x6?

Simply put, 6 wheel drive just isn’t very practical in the real world for the majority of our customers.
6x6 systems have a lot of moving parts and a lot of disadvantages. a 6X6 has a much higher purchase price and ongoing maintenance costs. The added components in a 6x6 = a higher tare weight (about 300-400kg) reducing the payload we can achieve on a car license. With equal load share between the 2 rear axles and with 4 wheels pushing straight ahead, this makes them harder to steer off-road and they can be very hard on tyres.
That said, if you have a habit of getting bogged in a stock 4WD, and or your application calls for a 6x6 then we can help with that too, but sometimes it is as simple as installing diff locks in addition to the conversion.