Can I get the tray a custom length?
Unfortunately no. DMW is not a custom tray builder. We have a fixed line of products to suit a range of vehicles. We are cautious to manufacture custom or oversized trays for vehicles due to concern around vehicle GVM weight, rear overhang (read: strain on the chassis), rear axle weight limits and also want to ensure the cost and quality of our product is at a high standard.
How does the tray get mounted to the cab chassis?
Our tray mounts bolt to the vehicle and then the tray bolts to the mounts. This reduces the risk of fatigue cracking. When you fully weld mounts they can crack, this is why we bolt them. This is a proven design that has been refined over the years with countless hours of testing and R & D in some of Australia’s harshest conditions.
I want to fit an under tray drawer, will my spare still fit underneath the tray?
Yes! The spare tyre mounting configuration stays the same on all dual cab utes except for the Landcruiser 79 series. We move the spare tyre mount onto the headboard for the Landcruiser unless you specify the under tray tyre mount with swing away door. Unfortunately for 79 Series owners, you are not able to have a under tray drawer and your tyre mounted under the tray also.
The tray size measurements are the 'outside diameter' (OD?)
No, they go from the rear of the headboard to the rear of the tray floor (ignoring tray sides). Tray width measurements however are outside of the tray.
What sizes are the trays?
Our standard tray dimensions are 1880 wide x 1900mm long. However certain vehicles do require different sizes.
- XTR Trays are generally 1700mm long x 1800mm wide.
- A 79 series Landcruiser dual cab with a 300mm extension can have a tray in a 1900mm or 2100mm length. Single cab 79 series utes are 2500mm in length.
- Our Amarok, Patrol & 200 / 300 series conversion trays are made at 2000mm wide & available in a range of sizes from 1500mm -1900mm please call our sales team to discuss further. Next gen ranger and new Amarok are 1850mm wide x 1700mm long
What we do with the reverse sensors and camera?
As part of the new tray fit out, we relocate the camera and mount it onto a new bracket. Please note, the camera position will be different to the factory tub due to the tray being longer than a tub. We point the camera at the tow ball to assist in connecting a trailer or van. The sensors are mounted on specially designed panels integrated into the rear tail light panel. If your vehicle has blind spot sensors, we make specific mounting brackets also.
Can I change my tray between vehicles, different make/model?
Yes! We use a multi runner system which means that your tray can move to your next vehicle if it is a similar size saving you a considerable amount of money.
What’s the height of the trays?
Landcruisers 70 series are 1050mm (from floorboard to the top of the headboard).
American Trucks & 200 series/Amarok trays are 960mm.
All other makes are 900mm (front floorboard to the top of the headboard).
What happens to the style side tub that gets removed?
If not advised or collected on the day on removal the tub is disposed of.
Can you fit a dual battery in your tool boxes?
We recommend you store batteries in a canopy, locker box or under the bonnet. DMW mount out batteries in canopies or under the bonnet of the vehicle. Our toolboxes have not been designed for a dual battery setup.
Can I get a timber floor in my tray?
No, we do not offer a timber floor. Timber is a high maintenance finish and is simply not a product we will offer.
Are tail lights included with the tray?
Yes, all our trays come standard with premium LED tail lights. On a DMW Premium tray, we offer a rectangle LED light with the option to upgrade the tail lights to a round tail light option on some tray models. Our DMW XT range (XT200, and XT-79) trays come standard with Maxilamp individual round led’s. All out tail lights come with a plug in loom for the model they are being fitted to. XTR trays are fitted with euro style LED lights only with no option for change.
Can I change the headboard design or profile?
Unfortunately no, our headboards are our own design which is CNC mandrel bent for the best fit and highest quality bends or profiled angle. We don’t change our standard sizes as our machinery and tooling are set up for our standard designs.
Can I get the tray fully painted?
No. Due to the cost of 2 pack painting and the availability of companies being able to paint the tray body to the required standards we don’t offer this option. There is an option however to colour code tray sides and canopy doors to personalise your build.
Do you powder coat the trays?
We recommend powder coating as the most durable option and offer a variety of metallic, hammertone and coloured finishes. Some colour matched colours are available in powder also e.g. 1G3 Graphite and Sandy Taupe
What water tank options do you offer?
We have a 45L and 70L poly water tank option for our trays (depending on tray purchased). We do not offer stainless water tanks as an option.
Do you make an under tray fuel tank?
We offer a headboard diesel tank gravity fed option ranging from 60L-80L depending on your tray size and style.
Where does the fuel filler go?
We have brackets for all models designed which utilises the existing filler neck and cap. You can choose to fit a locking cap. We offer a fuel filler relocation kit for the Landcruiser dual and single cabs when toolboxes are fitted and our XT trays have a stainless filler built into the headboard standard.
Do LED tail lights cause radio interference?
Most modern 4wd’s come with standard incandescent bulbs. LED tail lights, spotlights and light bars may affect your vehicle as they are an aftermarket product however please advise the sales staff immediately if you have any issues.
Will I need a GVM upgrade on my vehicle?
If you are fitting a tray only, it may not be needed. If you are fitting a tray and canopy we highly recommend it. Tray and canopy packages combined with typical 4×4 accessories increase the weight of a vehicle. A GVM upgrade is recommended on most makes and models to ensure trouble free touring, and for your vehicle to remain legal when loaded. Please discuss this with your salesperson so we can recommend the best product for your needs.