GVM - GCM - BTC Upgrades in Tasmania & Hobart
At TJP Auto & 4x4 we are authorized Lovells pre and post registration GVM dealer. This means we can kit you up with a upgrade from Lovells Hassel free , we keep a range in stock also for speed of fitment.
The rules, regulations and requirements around upgrades can be confusing so its best to contact us to discuss your options but bellow is a break down of some common terms and questions
WARNING NOT ALL BRAND GVM/GCM UPGRADES COME WITH A GCM INCREASE CHECK YOUR UPGRADE TO MAKE SURE IT COMES WITH A GCM INCREASE
GVM - GCM - BTC Upgrades in Tasmania
The GVM, GCM and BTC can all be upgraded in Tasmania and Hobart however the BTC can only be upgraded pre registration. This means your vehicles upgrade must be completed before your dealer registers your vehicle. GVM,GCM upgrades can be completed post registration how ever it is a little bit more expensive as engineering and a modification plate is required. We do this as part of our service.
A common mistake we see that cost customers thousands of dollars is purchasing a GVM Upgrade and being informed their is not option with a GCM increase available. With most vehicles this in not the case 95% of our Lovells upgrades come with a GVM/GCM Upgrade.
Lovells GVM - GCM - BTC Upgrades
(GVM)Gross Vehicle Mass “GVM” Weight transmitted by all tow vehicle axles to the ground
(FAC)Front Axle Capacity “FAC” Weight on tow vehicle front axle
(RAC)Rear Axle Capacity “RAC” Weight on tow vehicle rear axle
(BTC) Braked Towing Capacity
(TDF)Towbar Down Force “TDF” Weight transmitted from trailer to vehicle towbar
(GCM)Gross Combination Mass “GCM” Sum of all axle loads; vehicle and trailer
(KERB) Vehicle weight specified by manufacturer (normally full fuel and Factory options)
(TARE) Vehicle weight empty
(GTM) Gross Trailer Mass Weight transmitted by all trailer axles to the ground
(ATM) Aggregate Trailer Mass Trailer mass including tow ball down force on tow vehicle
VEHICLE SPECIFIC INFORMTION
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