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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. 

At TJP Auto & 4x4 we are 4x4 enthusiast and adventurers our staff caravan and are across all aspects of weights, we also have a in house weigh bridge to be able to weigh your vehicle and see if you need a GVM / GCM Upgrade and from there we can also calculate which upgrade will suit your needs. We have some vehicle specific videos on YouTube do be sure to check out our channel and subscribe as we are constantly adding content

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Lovells GVM - GCM - BTC Upgrades

Definitions

(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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