Archive for the ‘Trakka’ Category

We’ve had a busy couple of weeks working on some new projects & helping out with some new ideas for marketing! It’s started with some new Renders for the revised brochures!

Trakkaway 750
Trakkaway 750 - Layout

Trakkaway 860
Trakkaway 860 - Layout

The “new” Torino”
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We also had a weekend away for both some product test and getting some images and video for upcoming Marketing.  Part of the filming was to dismissing a few myths about front wheel drive Motorhomes and their off sealed roads performance!

These are a  few of the images from the weekend!
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Now sit back, turn up the sound (after first changing the Quality to 1080 and setting to full screen) & enjoy our Trakkaway 700 (based on the Fiat Ducato – AL-KO) in action

Follow it up with the action of our Trakkadu All Terrain (Volkswagen 4Motion) and  Jabiru 4 x 4 (Mercedes-Benz Sprinter)

After much delay (for a variety of reasons) we have finally released our latest model Motorhome. 

With a design brief to produce a  vehicle with a length of 7 metre (23 feet), we have introduced a series of new components for our model range.   Non-sleeping Luton (Low line roof), curved roof shape, “high centre” skirt, forward traveling seat and the Bed “Slide-Out”.

 

Following are a few images (from Marketing), a few Design Renderings and the odd manufacturing image!

Trakka – Trakkaway 700

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Early “Design” Study Rendering.

 

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Vehicle Body Preparation

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Internal Fitment Installation

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Cabin Lounge view to Bedroom

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Kitchen (Right Hand Cabinets) Design Rendering

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Kitchen Cabinet

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Rear Bed Slide Out – Viewed Stowed

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Rear Bed Slide Out – Viewed Deployed

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Bed Room Rendering – Bed Stowed

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Bed Room Rendering – Bed Deployed

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Bed Room – Bed Deployed

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Trakka – Trakkaway 700

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Trakka – Trakkaway 700

UPDATE – New Images – Completed Vehicle

The Mobile Outside Broadcast vehicle is now complete with radio equipment installed and the Graphics fitted.  A few updated images showing it’s full colours!

Big Sports Breakfast http://www.bigsportsbreakfast.com.au/ – Sky Radio

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I delivered our latest Special Purpose Vehicle this afternoon.  A Mobile Outside Broadcast vehicle for a Sports Radio Station.  Started life in SolidWorks and we presented a few renderings (PhotoView 360) to the client for consultation during the design stage.   

Studio Layout

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View to Studio

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Lounge, Technical Cabinet and Kitchen

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38RU 19” Electrical Racking

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Double Glazed Studio Viewing Windows, Generator

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Afew images into the build

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Technical Cabinet, Kitchen and Overhead Locker Storage Cabinets

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Body Assembly

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A few images of the completed vehicle

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Front ¾ with Awning (Electric operation)

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Broadcast Studio View

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Broadcast Studio

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Lounge – Waiting Reception

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View to Studio, Electrical Rack

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View to Studio (Studio Access Door)

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Broadcast Vehicle Layout

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Hopefully I’ll catch up with the vehicle in a few week time.   Once it’s had all its broadcast equipment install and the Corporate graphics fitted!

We’ve all had those project that for some reason or another just drag on longer than they should.  For me this was one of them.  I don’t do “design by committee” well and trying to get people at the University to make a decision was near on impossible!  Being let down by outside contractors (arranged by the University) didn’t help either! Anyway just before Christmas I had a little road trip and finally did the hand over!   

A few renders and images of the vehicle:

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It was in the mid 1990’s that we were first approached to build some more discrete “Detainee Transport Vehicle”. 

At the time the vehicles they were using were basically metal cages in the back of vehicles.

They wanted to move away from that image & we came up with some “polycarbonate” systems. 

Since then every second year around this time of year we build four to six new vehicles.

Over the years we have used various mounting systems to secure the polycarbonate screens.

The biggest improvement in the system in both design, manufacturability and installation came when we introduced SolidWorks and the use of Sheet Metal Tool Set.  Although the mounts are not complicated in their design the real trick is in there attachment (& in measuring them up!)   

Here are a few images from the latest version!

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