"Hello World"

We at Delta Vehicle Systems want to say ‘Hello World!’

We are a team of engineers, racers and custom vehicle & accessories builders. 

DeltaVS is Patrick, Jen and Dave and we all met while in college for science and engineering. Since then, we have been working together bringing high performance vehicle systems to the race track, off-roaders, and the daily grinders. 

Patrick is known for his ingenious designs and a penchant for precision. He created much of the custom high performance parts for a world record setting vehicle while studying mechanical engineering. From bumpers to custom suspension kits, even his jigs are beautiful.

Jen is our custom upfitting and metal working woman. She has been a race team crew chief, wields power tools, welders & soldering irons. She is our certified installer for Adventure Wagon RUV kits for Mercedes Sprinter Vans. 

Dave specializes in systems design and outfitting. He drives and builds race vehicles, obsesses over creating the beautifully simple solutions to design goals (and the perfect TIG weld bead), and is a total diesel engine nerd - from diesel conversions and custom engine swap interfaces to compound turbo systems. 

Together, we have taken records on the salt flats, participated in and launched programs to engage today’s youth in STEM education, and now bring all of our obsessions and experience to the world through various products and services. 

We make products that support the vehicle enthusiast market. We have always, and will always, encourage your feedback for new and existing products that make your driving world better suited to the outdoors, your high-speed and backwoods adventures. Our company, Delta Vehicle Systems, brings you quality performance vehicle accessories, vehicle upfitting, and vehicle outfitting. Every product is designed and built in Idaho, drawing from our experiences growing up in the mountains, dirt, salt and sand. 

Because the three of us grew up off-roading on two and four wheels, horseback, and go karts while covered in dirt as we explored trails in the mountains, surfed in the tropics, hunted, and even made a few robots - we know full well that smart and adventurous people need tools that function well and can take a beating for a loooong time. And now that we are grown, we want those things to also look great. That is where Delta Vehicle Systems comes in. 

We design all our own products for off-road rigs and can even build custom rigs (preferably involving diesel). From the simplest shelf bracket to store your sleeping bags, low profile bumpers, custom suspension, to an entire land speed or baja race vehicle. As Dave once put it: “We bleed gear oil, have welding rods for bones and see the world through CAD drawings.” 

You can see our growing line of products, order parts, request a solution, or just join our mailing list at www.deltavs.com. Track us on Instagram via @deltavehiclesystems. Thanks for taking a second to get to know us and keep an eye out for upcoming products!

If you’re ever passing through Boise, Idaho PLEASE get ahold of us for a shop visit.

FJ/FZJ80 Front bumpers now available

Hi again folks!

Back with the announcement of the Delta Vehicle Systems FJ80 and FZJ80 front bumpers.

You may have seen the prototype of this bumper on our Overland Expo client build. We’ve made some improvements since then and are now ready to sell these things!

Driven by the need for off-road clearance while maintaining strength and good looks, this bumper protects your vehicle and adds functionality. With a hidden winch tray, interchangeable light mount plates (Baja Designs, Rigid, and “cut your own” are current options), included LED turn signals, dual purpose shackle mounts with integrated “quick-hook”, and optional bull-bar, this bumper goes the extra 10 miles.


One of the more unique aspects of our bumper is the removal of your stock valence. By taking off that flimsy, usually bent, piece of sheetmetal and closely following the body/light/grill contour, you will get the best of both worlds: extremely high clearance AND the kind of super stout protection you can only get from a deep and tall metal structure. 

The bumper has enough depth on the top to act as a nice work platform/tool storage/”cold beverage” holder (when camped for the night, of course), all without sticking out obnoxiously far from the grill.

They are available with or without a bullbar, but the first run is all without.

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All the bumpers have two openings on the top surface so you can access your hidden winch with ease. Standard fairlead mount holes and license plate holes on the same spot in the front, with secondary plate mounting holes on the lower surface (note: may not be legal to mount the front plate on the lower surface in your state). 

The winch zone is designed to fit a WARN M8000 style winch. The prototype has a Smittybilt 10k winch installed with zero issues and plenty of room to spare. Note: the relays will need to be mounted under the hood for almost any winch.

Another unique part is our “quick-hook” shackle mount. Not only do you have the standard two spots to mount shackles that are lined up with the frame for maximum strength, but you have two hooks incorporated into the same piece of metal that you can just throw a loop over for quick, non-critical situations.


There is also a hidden mounting location for a NOCO 110V receptacle (this model: https://no.co/gcp1) for adding shore power/permanent trickle charger, block heater, etc.

Since the 91-94 FJs have different grills/lights/valence than the 95-97, you will want to choose the appropriate option when you order. This selection matters because the bumper follows the grill closely and replaces the valence. With this bumper, you do NOT have to mess with your AC components on an FZJ. The bumper clears the bottle and the dryer can be left in place (it will hang below the lower edge of the bumper by about an inch).

Our bumpers work equally well on flared and de-flared rigs. Flares drove the design, but the outside edge is driven by the curves of the body and looks just as great on de-flared rigs. Whichever setup you have, you will be getting plenty of protection via this bumper.

We include a pack of stainless steel shims so you can get the bumper “just right” in case your rig has any kind of body/frame mis-alignment. All needed hardware to mount bumper is also included.

The bumper is up on our site now (www.deltavs.com), ready for purchase and shipment. As usual with a bumper this size, freight shipment is required. You can save $70 if you have a forklift, and another $70 if you have a commercial address it can go to.

Adventure Wagon RUV Kit Installation & DELTA Custom Up-Fitting for Sprinter Vans

We are proud to announce that the DELTA shop is now an installer of the Adventure Wagon Sprinter Interior kits and a custom up-fitter for Sprinter vans.

Take a peak at a few photos from our latest 170" 4wd Sprinter Adventure Wagon Kit and custom work in the gallery below.

Thinking of purchasing a Sprinter or up-fitting your current sprinter?  We can help. Visit our contact page to get in touch. 


Adventure Wagon Kit install included:

  • Fan Maxx roof fan
  • Interior wall panels
  • Modular ceiling and wall tracks
  • Moab bamboo 3-piece modular bed
  • Overhead Mule Bags
  • Wall and ceiling Insulation
  • Wall and ceiling Hush Mat
  • Electrical harness
  • USB and 12V outlets
  • Ceiling lighting 
  • see additional kit details here

DELTA Custom Work included:

  • Amp Research PowerStep install
  • Solar panel-ready cabling
  • Bluetooth enabled solar charge controller install
  • Roof thru-port for sealed solar wiring connect
  • Espar D2 cab heater install
  • Driver swivel seat adapter install and modification
  • Passenger swivel seat adapter install
  • Roof Rail install
  • 33" RBL sliding window install (passenger side) 
  • 33" RBL sliding window install (driver side)
  • Custom rear window trim (& modification to panels)
  • Additional set of bench seat floor brackets
  • Dometic fridge
  • 1000 watt, pure sine wave, power inverter 
  • Auxiliary second battery system, breaker & mount
  • Speaker wire install along driver and passenger side
  • Overhead shelf for additional storage
  • Hush Mat installation across the floor
  • Custom gaucho bed floor mount
  • Additional USB port for use while in laying on AdWag MOAB bed

Colder than a ...

The Delta team is spending the winter in the Rocky Mountains at the Delta Shop. Much to our appreciation, a couple guys from the Wood River Valley opened Push & Pour, a skate-themed coffee shop literally next door to us. This means endless caffeination and an excellent winter spot to take social breaks since it is much too cold to dip our sticks in the river just down the block.

We have completed modifications to the giant jig table we used to build out a biofuel trophy truck cage and chassis. The table now has hundreds of drilled and tapped holes ready for mounting the Land Cruiser Front & Rear Bumper assembly jigs. The landspeed truck will get tucked away into storage for a couple months as we prep for spring events and design more products for Delta and our Versus clients.

In the mean time, Jen is working on some details for this year's Overland Expo. We plan to caravan to the expo and see what you fellow adventurers are up to this year and do a little showcasing ourselves.