Showing posts with label Bug-Out Vehicle. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Bug-Out Vehicle. Show all posts

Sunday, 15 August 2021

Camo XR

Camouflage Honda XR250 - Image via honda_xr_only on Instagram
Image via honda_xr_only on Instagram


#HondaXR #HondaXR250 #XR250 #BugOutVehicle #BugOutBike #Camouflage #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Friday, 13 August 2021

Bug-Out Bug

Image Junkyard Stance


#JunkyardStance #BajaBug #VWBeetle #BugOutVehicle #Wasteland #Apocalypse #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Saturday, 7 August 2021

Maxx

No question. We definitely would.


1969 Maxx - Dodge Charger Matte Black Bug-Out Vehicle by adry53customs 01

1969 Maxx - Dodge Charger Matte Black Bug-Out Vehicle by adry53customs 01

1969 Maxx - Dodge Charger Matte Black Bug-Out Vehicle by adry53customs 01

1969 Maxx - Dodge Charger Matte Black Bug-Out Vehicle by adry53customs 01

 

Images adry53customs


#Maxx #DodgeCharger #MatteBlack #MonsterTruck #adry53customs #BugOutVehicle #Wasteland #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Sunday, 1 August 2021

Kettenkrad

Post Apocalyptic Kettenkrad Bug Out Vehicle - Source Unknown


Illustration Unknown


#Kettenkrad #PostApocalypse #Wasteland #BugOutVehicle #BugOut #BugOutMotorcycle #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Bug-Out Bug

Zombie Bug-Out Baja Bug by Deepak Ransubhe


Illustration Deepak Ransubhe


#DeepakRansubhe #VWBeetle #BajaBug #ZombieVehicle #BugOut #BugOutVehicle #MatteBlack #ZombieSurvivalVehicle #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Wednesday, 21 July 2021

WTF Wednesday

Nothing to see here. 

Just an apocalyptic CX 500/650 Kettenkrad driven across a radiation scoured wasteland by an elderly gentleman smoking a pipe with a child slave providing auxiliary cooling...

Photographer Arthur Elgort rides a Custom Honda CX Half-Track on set of the Vogue 'Madly Max' shoot, 2000


Image Vogue Magazine, 2000


#ArthurElgort #VogueMagazine #MadlyMax #Kettenkrad #TrackedMotorcycle #HalfTrackMotorcycle #CX500 #CX650 #HondaCX #HondaCX500 #HondaCX650 HondaCXEurosport #HondaHalfTrack #HondaKettenkrad #Mercenary #MercenaryGarage #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

Zombie KTM

It seems Daryl Dixon's got himself a new Zombie Survival KTM 525 EXC for Season 10 of the Walking Dead.

I can't help but notice that he seems to be pushing it...

Daryl Dixon with his new Zombie Survival KTM 525 EXC Bugout Bike


Image Walking Dead Season 10


#WalkingDead #DarylDixon #NormanReedus #KTM #KTM525 #525EXC #ZombieMotorcycle #ZombieBike #BugOutBike #BugOutMotorcycle #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Sunday, 25 April 2021

Zombie Truck

Foden 8x8 Zombie Truck by Alexander Pedan


Image Alexander Pedan


#AlexanderPedan #Foden #BugOutVehicle #ZombieTruck #ZombieApocalypse #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Dunno

But I'm not saying I wouldn't...

Dunno - But I wouldn't rule it out.


Image via Auto Atrocities on Instagram


#Valvoline #AutoAtrocities #MonsterTruck #TrackedVehicles #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Blower Head

Blower Head Tracked Wasteland Trike and Pilot by Danny Huynh Creations


Image Danny Huynh Creations


#DannyHuyneCreations #BlowerHead #WeylandYutani #Tracked Trike #Apocalypse #Wasteland #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Thursday, 25 March 2021

Tactical Dominator

Custom Matte Black Murdered Out Honda NX650 Dominator Zombie Survival Tactical Dirt Bike by Gorm Taube
Image Gorm Taube


#GormTaube #HondaDominator #HondaNX650 #Tactical #BugOut #ZombieBike #BugOutBike #BugOutVehicle #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Thursday, 11 March 2021

Auxiliary Lights

Here at MERCENARY we believe that if a thing is worth doing, it's worth overdoing and with that in mind, the Mercenary van has just undergone a lighting upgrade.

It all started when the original meagre 50/55 Watt H4 headlight bulbs were replaced with 90/130 Watt bulbs and a new heavy duty wiring harness run through relays and a new dedicated fuse-box. 

All of a sudden, the headlights outperformed the auxiliary lights. A simple solution would have been to remove the auxiliary lights and call it good, but if it's worth doing, it's worth overdoing... Right?

So the 5" 50 Watt lamps on the A-pillars (that lived under smiley-face covers and were almost never used) were replaced with 9" fog (wide angle) lamps running 100 Watt bulbs, angled outwards at 30 degrees. These are controlled individually by switches on a panel in the ceiling.

The outboard lights on the front bumper are similar 9" fog beams angled out at 10 degrees to provide additional illumination at the side of the road. They are controlled as a pair, by a switch on the ceiling and can come on only when the parking lights are on. In other words, they'll come on if needed with the parking lights, dipped headlights or high beams. They replace the rectangular fog lights that used to live under the bumper.

The inboard lights are 9"driving beams running 100 Watt bulbs. They are mounted facing forward and and fill in the middle distance, slightly further out than the headlights. They are controlled as a pair from a single switch on the ceiling panel and can only come on with the high beams. They replace the old 9" 100 Watt lamps that have been on the van since shortly after it was bought.

The top lights are 9" pencil beams also running 100 Watt bulbs. The reason they're tinted blue is because pencil beams are difficult to get (Brexit? Covid? Obsolete? I dunno), and they were the only pair I could find. I would prefer clear lenses but whatchagonnadoo?

The pencil beams are really focused and are designed to illuminate far ahead. They are mounted horizontal and parallel to each other. They are controlled as a pair and can only come on with the high beams.

In addition to these lights, the van still has its LED lights over the B-pillars. These are controlled individually and are invaluable for moving around in dark car parks. They also work well for seeing what you are about to step down into as you exit the van.

The rear LED auxiliary reverse lights come on automatically when reverse gear is selected and can also be operated individually by switches in the cockpit.

So, we're all set for more nefarious nocturnal shenanigans... 


Mercenary Tactical Zombie Bug-Out Van - Auxiliary Lighting

Mercenary Tactical Zombie Bug-Out Van - Auxiliary Lighting

Mercenary Tactical Zombie Bug-Out Van - Auxiliary Lighting Rail fabricated from 50x25 mm box and 50x5 mm flat bar.

Mercenary Tactical Zombie Bug-Out Van - Auxiliary Lighting Control Panel

Mercenary Tactical Zombie Bug-Out Van - Auxiliary Lighting

Mercenary Tactical Zombie Bug-Out Van - Auxiliary Lighting

Mercenary Tactical Zombie Bug-Out Van - Auxiliary Lighting





Images Mercenary Garage


Some Technical Stuff

Can the van actually cope with all that extra power consumption? Yeah, just about...

The van is a diesel, with a mechanical fuel pump. So when the motor is running there is no electrical demand - No ECU, no injector pump, no HT coils etc.

VW saw fit to equip the thing with a 90 Amp alternator which at 14 volts equates to 1260 Watts. That's quite a lot of power.  About 1.21 Jiggawatts!!  About1.7 Horsepower!

8 No. Auxiliary Lamps @ 100 Watts = 800 Watts

2 No. High Beams @ 130 Watts = 260 Watts

Total = 1060 Watts

This leaves about 200 Watts to spare for other bits and pieces, which is plenty 'cos almost all the rest of the lights in the vehicle are LEDs.



#AuxilliaryLighting #RallyLights #DrivingLights #SpotLights #FogLights #PencilBeams #VWT4 #VWTransporter #TransporterT4 #T4Transporter #Transporter #MercenaryVan #OnePointTwentyOneJiggaWatts #BugOutVan #BugOutVehicle #TacticalVan #ZombieVan #ApocalypseVan #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryMotorcycleWorkshop #MercenaryGarage

Monday, 25 January 2021

Snow Day

Mercenary VW T4 Tactical Van in The Snow

Mercenary VW T4 Tactical Van in The Snow

Mercenary VW T4 Tactical Van in The Snow


Images MERCENARY


#VWT4 #VolkswagenTransporter #VWTransporter #Transporter #T4Transporter #TransporterT4 #TacticalVan #BugOutVan #BugOutVehicle #ZombieVan #ZombieSurvivalVehicle #SnowDay #DublinSnow #MercenaryVan #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryGarage

Saturday, 9 January 2021

Range Anxiety

Amoco Presents the Road Worrier featuring the Landmaster All-terrain Bug-out Vehicle from Damnation Alley (1977)



#Amoco #AmocoRoadWorrier #RoadWorrier #RoadWarrior #MadMax2 #DamnationAlley #DamnationAlleyLandmaster #Landmaster #RangeAnxiety #Mercenary #MercenaryMotorcycles #MercenaryGarage

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Chase

Illustration by  Thu Berchs

Illustration Thu Berchs


#ThuBerchs #LeHaitre #SnowBike #SciFiIllustration #Mercenary #MercenaryGarage

Friday, 17 July 2020

Smoker

Image Sandro Tatinashvili


#SandroTatinashvili #BugOutBike #Apocalypse2020 #Wasteland #MOLLE #SurvivalBike #ZombieBike #ZombieHunter #Mercenary #MercenaryGarage

Thursday, 16 July 2020

Kawazombie

Kawazombie KLR 650 Zombie Apocalypse Bike


Kawazombie KLR 650 Zombie Apocalypse Bike
Images Paul Barker


#Kawazombie #KLR650 #KLR #BugOutBike #Apocalypse2020 #MOLLE #SurvivalBike #ZombieBike #ZombieHunter #Mercenary #MercenaryGarage 

Sunday, 31 May 2020

5K Lockdown

Here in Dublin we're still restricted to a 5 km radius of our homes. So today I went exploring on the KLR.

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage Black-Ops Stealth KLR 250 Zombie Bug-out Bike

Mercenary Garage


Images Mercenary Garage


#KLR #KLR250 #KawasakiKLR #BugOutBike #ZombieBike #MatteBlack #Lockdown #Apocalypse2020 #Coronapocalypse #Covid19 #Mercenary #MercenaryGarage

Friday, 29 May 2020

Stealth KLR

Mercenary Garage Stealth KLR 250

Mercenary Garage Stealth KLR 250

Mercenary Garage Stealth KLR 250

Mercenary Garage Stealth KLR 250

Mercenary Garage Stealth KLR 250

Mercenary Garage Stealth KLR 250

Images Mercenary


#KLR #KLR250 #StealthKLR #BugOutBike #ZombieKLR #KawasakiKLR #Mercenary #MercenaryGarage