Project Lucky Dragon | Armour Plated 79 Series Sent from U.A.E, Hybrid Driveline System, Shipped to North America. - Mick Tighe 4x4 & Outdoor

Project Lucky Dragon is by far our wildest 4WD build to date. This beauty arrived to us from Dubai fully armour plated & is Left Hand Drive. It utilises a Hybrid driveline system, combining Marks 4WD Portal Axle & JMACX Coil Conversion w/ Chassis Extension (Not Legal in Australia). Built to go off-grid for extended periods of time, through a smart electrical system & has the intention to travel from the top of North America to the bottom of South America.  Check out the full build list below.


  • Hybrid Marks 4wd Portal Axle System combined with Jmacx 4495kg Super Chassis Coil Spring Conversion Kit with Armoured Diffs.
    • JMACX 2” Billet Radius Arms, Powder Coated Coil Springs, Air Suspension Helper Kit.
  • Drum to Disc Rear Braking System.
  • Marks 4WD Hydroboost Brake Booster Upgrade.


  • Department of the Interior Full Length Centre Roof & Floor Consoles.

    • Specially made to suit the Left Hand Drive Vehicle & Armour Plated Vehicle.

    • 15ltr Bushman’s Fridge.

  • Recaro Front & Rear Seat Upgrades.


  • 3” Black Bi-LED Headlights to Suit Toyota (Pair)

  • (3x) Lightforce HTX2 Hybrid Driving Lights

  • Lightrforce Amber LED Lightbar

  • (2x) Canopy Worklights

  • (2x) Reversing Lights (Mounted at rear Tray Tool Box)

  • (6x) Side Flood Lights (Mount to Roof Platform)

  • Underbonnet Lighting

Norweld Deluxe Tray Canopy & Electrical Extras.

  • Dog Pod Canopy Package
  • 130L Bushman’s Upright Fridge
  • Enerdrive 2000w Invertor (to suit USA)
  • (3x) Cangoee Power Nodes 110a/h Lithium Battery System.
    • One with 40a dc-dc charging & solar input.
  • Behind seat 110a/h Short.
  • Victron Smart Charger 110 volt to 12 volt.
  • Victron Smart Shunt Battery Monitoring System w/ Cerbo Gx Module & Touch Screen.
  • Auxillary 12 volt sockets / USB Plugs / Anderson Plug Outputs internal / external / Power outlet to Rooftop Tent.


  • Safari Armax Snorkel.

  • GSL Engine Performance Upgrade Package.

  • NPC Heavy Duty Clutch System.

  • Alternator Upgrade (12v 150a Water Cooled)

  • Couplertec Electronic Rust Proofing System


  • Offroad Creative Bumper Bar.

    • Built to suit Portal Axles with OTA Flares.

    • Cube Lights, Slimline Light Bar Located in Bumber.

    • 2x Recovery Points, Bash Plate & Winch Compatible.

Tourering / OffGrid Extras

  • Alu-Cab Gen 3 Rooftop Tent

  • Alu-Cab 270 Awning°

    • OTA Alu-Cab Awning Brackets.

  • Solar Panels mounted to Rooftop Tent.

  • Brown Davis 185L Long Range Fuel Tank.

  • Rhino Rack Pioneer Platform

  • Glind Hot Water System

  • Marks 4WD Bonnet Strut Kits

  • Reverse Camera System w/ Reverse Mirror Monitor.

  • Front & Rear Ironman 4x4 12’000lb Monster Winch.

    • w/ Sabre Winch Hook.

  • Air System

    • Airbag Man Tyre Inflation

    • ARB Twin Compressor (Mounted in Canopy LHS Rear Toolbox)

Wheel & Tyres

  • (6x) BF Goodrich KM3 35x12.5R18

  • (6x) ROH VAPOR 18x9 5/150 +47 (1500kg Rims).


  • Clearview Power Boards (Electric Fold Down Steps)

  • Collection of spare parts sent with vehicle to USA.