null

News

Guide to Retrax Electric & Manual Retractable Tonneau Covers

Guide to Retrax Electric & Manual Retractable Tonneau Covers

For truck and ute enthusiasts and everyday drivers alike, the quest for high-quality accessories that blend functionality, security, and aesthetics finds its destination with Retrax. This spotlight delves deep into a brand revolutionising the tonneau cover industry since 1996.Born in San Antonio, Texas, Retrax quickly embarked on a trajectory that crossed borders and influenced how cargo security is perceived worldwide. Today, the company stands tall as Australia's fastest-growing tonneau cover …
16th Nov 2023
12 Best Accessories For Your Ford F-150

12 Best Accessories For Your Ford F-150

As one of the most beloved trucks on the road, the Ford F-150 is well-built, durable and a symbol of strength. Whether you use it for work or play, there’s no denying the fact that it’s one of the most iconic trucks on the market. But with all of its bells and whistles, even the mighty F-150 can benefit from a few upgrades to boost its performance, utility and aesthetics. We’ll round up the best Ford F-150 accessories from the most recent releases (including the 2022 and 2023 models) so …
16th Nov 2023
Brand Spotlight: Go Rhino

Brand Spotlight: Go Rhino

Go Rhino is a trusted name in the automotive industry, known for its innovative and durable products. Based in Australia, the company specialises in manufacturing high-quality trucks and ute accessories that enhance both the functionality and style of vehicles. Go Rhino is one of the most notable partners of Upfitters and we are proud to be able to stock their incredible products.One of Go Rhino's most popular products is their running boards. These accessories come in various styles and sizes t …
29th Mar 2023
Supporting Veterans: Upfitter is a proud partner of Australian Partners of Defence (APOD)

Supporting Veterans: Upfitter is a proud partner of Australian Partners of Defence (APOD)

Upfitter is proud to announce the partnership with The Australian Partners of Defence (APOD). APOD is a group dedicated to supporting veterans and their families time and money in appreciation of the sacrifices they have made by aggregating deals from some of Australia's leading retailers. APOD was established in 2012 and has become a significant player in the Australian defence industry, providing a wide range of products and services to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and other government a …
27th Feb 2023 Upfitter
Time to Tonneau: Your guide to picking the right Tonneau for your ute | Upfitter

Time to Tonneau: Your guide to picking the right Tonneau for your ute | Upfitter

What are Tonneau Covers?A tonneau cover is a protective layer covering your ute bed to secure luggage or belongings in the tray. You may not need to use a tonneau cover for your ute, but if you have plans to store belongings in the bed of your truck, consider investing in one to avoid any damage from the elements or the prying eyes of potential thieves.A good tonneau cover will firmly secure your luggage and minimise wind resistance for better petrol mileage. Ute and truck tonneau covers protect …
28th Dec 2022
Modifying the Jeep Gladiator: What You Need To Know | Upfitter

Modifying the Jeep Gladiator: What You Need To Know | Upfitter

So, you have just purchased a Jeep Gladiator? Or, maybe you have had one for a while and have begun considering modifications for your vehicle. Well, you have come to the right place. The Jeep Gladiator is the ultimate pickup truck and the perfect option for all-terrain driving; equipped with a four-door cab, a 5-foot bed and 4-wheel solid drive, it is a great versatile vehicle that will suit you in a variety of situations.What are the Jeep Gladiator's specs?The Jeep Gladiator ticks all the boxe …
29th Nov 2022
Borla vs Walkinshaw: The battle between American and Australian Exhausts

Borla vs Walkinshaw: The battle between American and Australian Exhausts

When it comes to truck exhaust, few do it with the quality and expertise of Borla and Walkinshaw. Borla, the American staple and Walkinshaw, the Australian favourite, the two names are highly respected in the racing world and known for delivering the highest-quality exhaust. Here's everything you need to know about the two leaders in exhaust manufacturing.The History of Borla Alex and Alyse Borla founded their company in 1978. Alex was born in Romania, where he lived his early childhood with his …
31st Oct 2022
Get organised: Toolboxes and storage ideas for your truck or ute

Get organised: Toolboxes and storage ideas for your truck or ute

Is it a stretch to call your truck your pride and joy? If you are like us, the answer is a hard no and organising your truck can give you even more pride in your vehicle. Having an organised truck is also a great way to increase storage, safety, and cleanliness, helping with the upkeep and longevity of your vehicle. Keeping your truck or ute organised can maximise space, keep your belongings clean from dirt and dust and even allow for proper food storage.When prioritising your truck storage, kno …
12th Oct 2022
Retrax: Celebrating 25 years of elite ute accessories | Upfitter

Retrax: Celebrating 25 years of elite ute accessories | Upfitter

Only a few days after opening his first shop, Tim Mulvaney was told to evacuate. After the floodwaters receded, he returned to find mud and water covering every corner of the workspace. Despite the rocky beginning, Mulvaney settled into the swing of things and, shortly after, reshaped the world of accessories for ute and truck enthusiasts with Retrax.Beginning as a one-man startup, Mulvaney started off by building just one cover at a time. As the years went by and the truck accessory industry gr …
20th Sep 2022
8 of the best ute and truck brands in Australia | Upfitter

8 of the best ute and truck brands in Australia | Upfitter

The results are in: ute and truck sales continue to climb as demand in Australia reaches an all-time high. As we haven’t been able to travel the past few years due to Coronavirus, many Aussies have cashed in on the savings they would’ve otherwise spent on holidays, instead purchasing new trucks or utes.With the industry continuously growing, there’s a lot of choice for the latest trucks entering the domestic market. Here’s a shortlist of 8 of the best ute and truck brands in Australia, ready to …
29th Jul 2022