The OTA (Overland Tourers Australia) Troopy - our personal Troop Carrier custom built by the team at Mick Tighe 4x4 & Outdoor.  The build is highlighted by the OTA custom interior fit-out, Alu-cab Hercules roof-conversion & Marks 4WD Portal Axles.   Built to comfortably handle all conditions thrown at it when travelling around Australia, whilst staying easy to use & efficient in it's storage.  This Troopy build is one that can't be done justice through words, so be sure to follow the linked video above for the full walkthrough.

Build List:

Overland Tourers Australia (OTA):

  • Interior Fit-out
  • Fiberglass Flares (to suit Portals)

Ironman 4x4

  • Foam Cell Pro Shocks
  • 9" Blast LED Driving Lights
  • 12'000lb Monster Winch

Marks 4WD

  • Portal Axle Kit
  • Bonnet Strut Kit
  • Hydroboost Hydraulic Brake Booster 


  • Hercules Roof Conversion
  • 270 Degree Shadow Awning
  • Shower Cube


  • Pro Comp: 74 Trilogy 18 x 9 Alloys
  • BF Goodrich: 35 x 12.5 x 18 KM3 Tyres


  • ATD Customs: Bull Bar & Side Steps
  • Safari 4x4 Engineering: Armax Snorkel
  • Clearview Accessories: Next-Generation Power Fold Mirrors
  • 2x 110w Semi Flexi Solar Panels
  • Kaymar: Rear Bar (Including Tow Bar)
  • Frontrunner Slimline Roof Rack w/ Table.


  • Stratos: LTSS 3000 Suspension Seats
  • Cruiser Consoles Pty Ltd: Roof Console
  • Dynamat Sound Deadening
  • REDARC Electronics Tow Pro Elite
  • Bushman: Fridge
  • Dometic: Sink
  • Sandgrabba: Mats
  • ARB: Twin Air Compressor
  • Seaflow: Interior Water Pump
  • Duetto: 10L Hot Water System
  • Best In Line: Water Filter 

Underbody / Bonnet:

  • 6 Speed Auto Conversion: Supplied by Wholesale Automatic Transmissions & installed by Mick Tighe 4x4 & Outdoor.
  • Mick Tighe 4x4 & Outdoor Performance Re-Map
  • Auxiliary Secondary Fuel Filter
  • Ultimate9: iDrive Throttle Controler
  • PWR: Intercooler / Inc. Twin Fans.
  • Mick Tighe 4x4 & Outdoor Under Bonnet Lighting Kit
  • 4L Aluminium Air Tank
  • Muffler Kings: Custom Twin Exhaust Town & Country Sets
  • Airbag Man: Air on Board Rear Airbag System
  • Teflon High Pressure Air Hose to Tank
  • REDARC Electronics TVMS Battery Managements Systems
  • REDARC 3000w Pure Sine Inverter for the House
  • REDARC TVMS for the Vehicle 
  • 3 x 110a/ah BPC Lithium House Batteries  


Follow the OTA Troopy on Instagram @ota_troopy

Photography & Videography: @tannersmithvideography