Replace Tray on 99 Hilux with ute body

Submitted: Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 11:26
ThreadID: 9886 Views:4391 Replies:4 FollowUps:2
This Thread has been Archived
Hi All,

I have been looking for a while for a Hilux Ex-cab and have been offered a good one for a very reasonable price. The issue is however that it has a dropside tray which I am not keen on, but an considering removing this and then getting a style side ute back for it instead. Has anyone done this before? I think it should be pretty straight foward, but not sure about the fuel filler and if there is any other differences I am not aware of e.g. fuel tank placement, mounts etc.

I'm thinking I can get the new back for it from a wrecker so should be able to get all the parts I need, but if it is too much trouble will not bother and keep looking.

Thanks for the help.
Back Expand Un-Read 0 Moderator

Reply By: LBJ - Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 11:38

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 11:38
hi jimmyboy, yes it is very straight forward. you do have to change the filler neck.
AnswerID: 43648

Reply By: Member - Bradley- Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 12:33

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 12:33
Have a chat with a few country toyo dealers that sell a lot of utes, when i was at holden we fitted a lot of custom trays and had a heap of new ute tubs lying around out the back, as did the toyo dealer nearby, wouldn't take much coin to get one off them. Comes with tailgate lights etc. Easy job with one or two mates and a few hours.Moo... everyone knows what a Jackaroo looks like :-)
AnswerID: 43657

Follow Up By: JimmyBoy - Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 14:36

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 14:36
Cheers Bradley and LBJ, sounds like it should be a pretty easy job (a few of the lads usually don't take much encouragement with the offer of a cold one or 2 for their trouble).

Will check with a couple of dealers as you said. I quite often go into country vic (parents live near Swan Hill on the murry) so will make a couple of calls.

Thanks again.
0
FollowupID: 305900

Follow Up By: Member - Bradley- Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 16:19

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 16:19
sweet, try seymour toyota as well , its out of your way but they do a lot of utes. I'm always up in swan hill for work, it's a nice place , especially after the drive there !!Moo... everyone knows what a Jackaroo looks like :-)
0
FollowupID: 305912

Reply By: Blinky - Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 14:59

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 14:59
Tray full ? I empty mine.

AnswerID: 43678

Reply By: Outnabout David (SA) - Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 17:30

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2004 at 17:30
If you can't get one for less than $500 then let me know ços I have one and can send it most places for that price and it is brand new.We have so little time to enjoy our land
AnswerID: 43701

Sponsored Links

Popular Products (13)