Exceeding your GVM, GCM or rear axle load is easier than you’d think. Let me break it down. Your large 20-21-foot van weighs about 2700 – 3000 kg tare, depending on options and build. (Some vans are a bit heavier while some are a bit lighter, but this is a good ballpark) Before you tow… Continue reading GVM vs GCM vs TBM: Which Are You Most Likely To Exceed?
Manufacturers love to boast about their big 3.5 and 4.5 tonne towing capacities. Unfortunately, these are mostly untrue. To understand why, we need to take a step back and understand that there are two types of trailers: Pig. Has 1 axle group, which is located near the middle of the trailer. Dog. Has 2 axle… Continue reading Why Most 3.5 Tonne Towing Capacity Claims Are False