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KW Custom Tipper Body with High Sides

19 May 2021

In April, we delivered a variety of truck bodies across Victoria and interstate, as clients rush to get their orders in before end of financial year to take advantage of government incentives. One of our more specialised projects for the month included a Kenworth custom wheelbase modification for Besimi Bros.  

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UD truck with tipping tray truck body

Custom UD Split Tipping Tray

19 May 2021

Coming up to end of financial year, April was a very busy month here at AA Diesel Truck Bodies, as we went about finishing off a variety of tippers, trays and trailers. One of our favourite jobs for the month was a Custom UD Split Tipping Tray for one of our hardware and building supplies...

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UD truck with tipping tray truck body and tarp

UD Twin Steer With Custom Tipper Body, Pull Out Tarp and Toolbox

22 Apr 2021

March was a busy month for us here at AA Diesel Truck Bodies, working on many truck bodies throughout the month. This month, we had the pleasure of working on was a custom twin steer UD, completing a fit out with a tipper body and a custom tarp and toolbox setup.

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Kenworth truck with tipping tray truck body

KW Prime Mover Conversion with Chassis Stretch and 5M Tipper Body

07 Apr 2021

In March we designed, built, and fabricated a range of prime mover conversions, tipper trucks, beavertail trays, trailer combinations, and chassis extensions. To wrap up one of our busiest months, one of our favourite jobs was a Kenworth prime mover conversion, which involved a chassis stretch to fit a custom 5 metre tipper body.

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DAF Tipper & 3 Axle Dog Trailer Combo

18 Mar 2021

One of our standout jobs in February was a custom tipper truck and 3 axle dog trailer combination built for a DAF truck. This job was one of our favourites for the month as it was custom built for a regional council and had to suit their specific requirements.

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Tipper truck body with tarp

Tipper trucks and trays

28 Feb 2021

This month we delivered a large number of tipper truck bodies and truck trays to a number of clients across Victoria. All our tippers bodies and trays were built using premium Hardox Wear Plate Steel, which is built for the tough everyday demands of the Australian transport industry.

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KW With Tipper and 4 Axle PBS Trailer

04 Feb 2021

Due to the careful planning design, and after a very thorough PBS inspection, it was deemed that the combination we built for this Kenworth could be used with a GCM exceeding 50 tonnes. The PBS approval is still being processed so we are still waiting on final figures.

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Western Star with Tipper Body and 3 Axle Dog Trailer for MTS Excavations

18 Dec 2020

Over the course of this year, we have built and fabricated several different types of truck bodies including tipper bodies, trays, trailers, wheelbase modifications, chip bins, and many others. One of our highlights from December was building a custom tipper body with a three axle dog trailer onto a Western Star for MTS Excavations.

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November 2020 Monthly Truck Body Roundup

14 Dec 2020

November was insanely busy at AA Diesel Truck Bodies, delivering around 28 truck bodies in total across Victoria and interstate. Here is a summary of some of the standout jobs below, with a few photos of each one to show how things looked on delivery.

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Kenworth with Custom Chipper Bin, JOST Hoist, Two Pack Paint

04 Dec 2020

For Bluey’s Tree Removals, this truck is designed to be the largest chip bin of their small fleet of tree removal vehicles, and so naturally, they wanted us to maximise the the cubic volume and the size of the body. On top of that, we also had to achieve minimum amounts for height and length...

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Building a Working Demo Hydraulic System for Daimler HQ

13 Nov 2020

A couple of months ago, Daimler HQ approached us to fit one of their brand new Freightliner Cascadia models with a hydraulic system so it could be used as a working demo for dealerships across Australia. We were really keen to work on this truck, as it is a new model that was only recently...

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MAN with Custom Tipper (Max length, No Wheelbase Extension)

13 Nov 2020

One of our highlights from October was building a custom tipper body and maximising the length of a MAN truck. The criteria we needed to meet for this job was to make sure that we could maximise the length of the tipper body, but without having to perform a costly wheelbase extension.

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Mack Superliner with Tipper Body, Custom Hydraulic System and Tow Bar Assembly

06 Oct 2020

One of our favourite highlights from September was building a custom tipper body, truck and trailer hydraulics, and tow bar assembly for a brand new Mack Superliner. This is a great looking truck with around 600 horsepower, and the team was very excited to start work on it and have it ready for our client...

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UD with Tipper Body, Steel Chip Bin, Canopy, and Air-Operated Barn Doors

06 Oct 2020

In September we delivered a significant number of truck bodies including a range of tray trucks, tipper bodies and custom projects. One of the standouts from September was UD, which included a tipper body, steel chip bin, canopy, and air operate barn doors.

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Volvo Prime Mover with 7.5m Beavertail Tray and Full Suite of Options

03 Sep 2020

In August, we delivered several truck tray bodies to our clients. One of our favourites was converting a Volvo prime mover to a beavertail tray truck. This was definitely a highly customised project, and involved adding a full suite of additional features and options.

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Gudbuilt Civil Mercedes-Benz with Battery Relocation, 4m Tipper Body

03 Sep 2020

In August we delivered a number of truck bodies including a range of tipper bodies, tray trucks, and custom truck bodies. One of our favourites from August was a Mercedes Benz for Gudbuilt Civil, which included a wheelbase extension, battery relocation, and a 4m Hardox tipper body.

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HINO Beavertail With Custom Racks and Toolbox

21 Aug 2020

In July, we delivered a substantial number of truck tray bodies to clients across Victoria and interstate. Amongst the truck trays we delivered, one of the more specialised projects was a beavertail tray with custom racks and toolbox for a HINO.

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DAF Chassis Extension to Suit 9.2m Tray

04 Aug 2020

One of our more specialised jobs this month included a custom chassis extension for a DAF. The job was tricky to say the least, and required a lot of care and thoroughness to get it done properly. Based on our planning, we were able to extend the wheelbase of this DAF, which was originally a...

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Truck Body Monthly Wrap-up June 2020

21 Jul 2020

In June, we completed 32 jobs in total, delivering them to our highly satisfied clients across Victoria, and sending some interstate as well. Of these jobs, there were 28 tipper bodies. The size of the tippers varied from small underbody 800mm high sides to 1200mm high. We also had a range of different lengths, varying...

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MAN Conversion, 4.5m Tipper Body, 45tn Pintle Hook & Custom Re-spray

21 Jul 2020

This prime mover to tipper conversion required some major modifications. The batteries were carefully relocated from the rear of the cabin and fitted to the driver’s side. To create space for the batteries, one of the fuel tanks was removed. Removing the fuel tank and relocating the batteries also allowed us to gain an extra...

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$150k Instant Asset Write Off Extended to 31 Dec 2020

26 Jun 2020

Good news for truck owners looking to claim the $150,000 Instant Asset Write Off who have struggled to book in their truck body projects to be delivered before 30 June 2020. The deadline has now been extended to 31 December 2020.

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HINO with Custom Beavertail Tray, Raised Deck, and Pipe Storage

15 Jun 2020

With the government increasing the Instant Asset Write Off to $150,000 per asset until end of financial year, April, May, and now June have been the busiest months we have ever had at AA Diesel Truck Bodies. In May, we delivered a number of truck tray bodies to clients across Victoria and interstate. Amongst the...

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Eastern Plant Hire Mercedes-Benz with Hardox Tipper, LED flashing lights, reverse cameras and alarms

15 Jun 2020

With the government increasing the Instant Asset Write Off to $150,000 per asset until end of financial year, April, May, and now June have been the busiest months we have ever had at AA Diesel Truck Bodies. Amongst the tipper truck bodies we delivered in May, one of our interesting custom jobs was this tipper...

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How to Take Advantage of the Increased Instant Asset Write-Off (up to $150k)

25 May 2020

If you are thinking about purchasing a truck body or upgrading your existing truck body, you may be eligible to take advantage of the government’s increased Instant Asset Write-Off (IAWO). This could result in significant tax savings just for purchasing your truck body before the end of the 2019/20 financial year.

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UD Quon with Hardox Tipper, One Meter High Toolbox with Shelving, Wind Out Tarp

01 May 2020

Amongst the tipper truck bodies we delivered in April, one of our most interesting custom jobs was this Hardox tipper, wind out tarp, toolboax and shelving setup for a UD Quon.

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HINO 4×2 with Wheelbase Extension, 6.5 Meter Beavertail Tray and Two Hydraulic Pumps

01 May 2020

In April at AA Diesel Truck Bodies, the number of enquiries and truck body projects did not seem to slow down at all, with major infrastructure works and smaller jobs continuing across Victoria and the rest of the country. As a result, we delivered a number of truck tray bodies to clients across Victoria and...

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HINO with 4.5 Meter Hardox Tipper Body, Two Way Tailgate and Electric Tarp

01 May 2020

At AA Diesel Truck Bodies, we delivered a number of tipper truck bodies to clients across Victoria and interstate this month. Interestingly, the number of enquiries and truck body projects did not slow down due to the global pandemic, with infrastructure works and jobs continuing across Victoria and the rest of the country. Amongst the...

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FM Volvo with Custom 6.5 meter Tipping Tray and Trailer Connections

01 May 2020

Despite the global pandemic, the number of enquiries and truck body projects does not seem to be slowing down at all. This month we delivered a number of truck tray bodies to clients across Victoria and interstate. Amongst all of the truck trays that we delivered this month, one of our favourite jobs was a...

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Hino Drop Side Tipper with Removable Centre Posts, Custom Toolbox, Rear Cross Member, and Pull Out Tarp

03 Apr 2020

Amongst all of the tippers we delivered in March, one of our favourite jobs was a highly customised drop side tipper for a Hino. This particular job included fitting two dropdowns on either side of the tipper body, as well as a two-way tailgate, giving the client the ability to access the product from all...

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Mack with Wheelbase Extension, 8.5m Tray, Red Finish & Scroll Work

03 Apr 2020

Despite the current climate and its impacts on many industries, the truck body industry is still maintaining a steady pace. In March we had the pleasure of delivering a number of custom jobs to clients in both Victoria and intestate. One of our favourites was performing a wheelbase modification and fitting a custom heavy duty...

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Custom Tipper Body with Underbody Excavator Loading Ramps

06 Mar 2020

One of our favourite and standout jobs in the month of February was this customised tipper body built for a HINO. The body itself is a 5 metre long tipper body with a front mount hoist. It has a custom built tailgate that included fabricating a door within a door. This helps the client when...

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Tipper Truck Bodies February 2020

06 Mar 2020

Welcome back to another monthly wrap from the team here at AA Diesel Truck Bodies. With the recent increase in infrastructure projects in Melbourne and a boom in the civil construction industry, the demand for truck bodies is increasing quickly. So needless to say, February was a big month here, as we delivered 18+ tipper...

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Looking Back: Our Top 5 Jobs From 2019

22 Jan 2020

What better way to kick off 2020 than to look back at some of our favourite truck body projects that we completed here at AA Diesel Truck Bodies over the course of 2019. We had quite a few truck bodies to choose from, so after a month of intense debate, we have come up with...

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November 2019 Trays and Beavertails

04 Dec 2019

In November we had the pleasure of delivering 3 custom truck trays for our clients across Victoria. This included two 8.5 meter flat top trays with wheel base extensions to suit, and one beavertail tray.

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November 2019 Tipper Bodies

04 Dec 2019

In November, we delivered 14 tipper bodies in total, including a mixture of both brand new and second hand truck conversions. One of the standout jobs included building a tipper body for a brand new Isuzu, purchased at Westar Truck Center for a garden supply yard. The tipper body was 5500 long by 800 high,...

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Hino truck tray

Wheel base extension and truck tray combinations

05 Nov 2019

In October, we performed a number of wheel base modifications, and then built and fitted trays for these trucks. We provide a one stop shop service for wheel base extensions and truck bodies. This reduces turn around times and allows our clients to get back on the road faster.

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October 2019 Tipper Bodies

05 Nov 2019

As October recently came to an end, its time for a quick round up of the jobs completed for the month. With all of the construction occuring around Melbourne, the number of tipper bodies we are delivering each month is growing substantially.

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Volvo truck with tipping tray truck body

Tipper Bodies September

04 Oct 2019

With the weather gradually improving in Victoria, our tipper body numbers have increased substantially in September. We delivered a large number of tipper bodies for both new trucks and converted trucks.

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Kenworth truck tray

Custom wheel base extensions

04 Sep 2019

This month we completed a custom truck body for one of our clients who was looking to increase the horsepower on his truck so he could cart a big stock crate which carries livestock.

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Hino truck tray

Beavertail trays August

04 Sep 2019

In August we delivered several beavertail trays to clients across Victoria and Australia. All of our beavertail trays are built to a heavy duty spec. We use a heavy duty sub frame with 350mm centred cross bearers, giving the 5mm chequer plate floor exceptional support.

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Volvo truck with tipping tray truck body step ladder

Tipper bodies August

04 Sep 2019

This month we had the pleasure of delivering a number of tipper bodies for our clients, including a range of Japanese, American and European trucks.

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Truck trailer

Truck Bodies July

31 Jul 2019

A cracking month in July, as the AA Diesel Truck Bodies team worked hard to deliver a number of tipper bodies, beavertail trays, and truck trailers to clients across Victoria.

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Hino truck with tipping tray truck body

Truck bodies June

28 Jun 2019

June was a very busy month in the lead up to end of financial year. We delivered a substantial number of projects, mainly consisting of beavertail trays and tipper bodies.

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Hino, Mercedes and Mack trucks with tipping tray truck bodies

Truck bodies May

28 Jun 2019

In the month of May we delivered a large number of tipper bodies and beavertail trays to clients all around Victoria and interstate as well.

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Three Truck Trays with Custom Branding

Truck trays April

07 May 2019

In April, we delivered a number of truck trays to our clients across Victoria, including both flat top trays and beavertail trays.

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Hino truck with tipping tray truck body

Tipper bodies April

07 May 2019

This month we had the pleasure of delivering several tipper bodies for both new and used trucks for our clients across Melbourne.

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Beavertail tray on a Hino truck with hydraulic ramps

Purpose built beavertail tray

03 Apr 2019

This month we had the pleasure of delivering a custom built beavertail tray for one of our Victorian clients. A wheel base extension was completed to allow us to fabricate the purpose built tray which featured heavy duty toolboxes fitted on either side for storage, a custom built steel frame to our client’s specifications, tie...

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Tipper Truck Body

Tipper truck bodies and wheel base extensions

03 Apr 2019

This month at AA Diesel Truck Bodies we delivered a number of tipper truck bodies to our clients, including both new trucks and conversions. Several trucks had custom wheel base modifications, which allowed us to install tipper bodies that met the exact specifications wanted by our clients.

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Hino Custom Long Beavertail Tray

Custom beavertail tray

28 Feb 2019

One of our more unique projects this month involved custom designing, manufacturing and building a long beavertail tray. The tray had to be custom built for this vehicle as it was required for a very specific job.

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3 axle Dog Trailer

Custom truck and dog combination

28 Feb 2019

This month we had the pleasure of delivering a custom built truck and dog combination for a brand new Hino FS. This truck and dog combination was designed, manufactured and built to PBS specifications, allowing our client to cart a maximum weight of 49.5 tonnes in total.

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Back of tipper truck body with hardox decal

Truck bodies January 2019

08 Feb 2019

A very busy start to the year at AA Diesel Truck Bodies for 2019. Jobs this month included a mix of tipper bodies, beavertail trays, and a tri axle dog trailer to complete a truck and dog trailer combination. Jobs included both brand new and second hand truck conversions…

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