West Coast Suspension is now authorized under Federal approval number 47898 to supply and fit a GVM suspension upgrade for the Toyota Gen 8 Hilux to 3,300 to 3500 kilograms GVM. This enables the operator to legally carry 300-500 kg’s over the factory stipulated GVM.
Please note: To obtain the 3500kg upgrade, the tyre load rating must be no less than “110” with a speed rating not less than “S”
This kit has been ESC tested by Bosch Australia and complies with the ADR 35-05 “Sine with Dwell” requirements and fully certified under RVCS (Road Vehicle Certification System) by the federal Dept. of Infrastructure and Regional Development.
Each GVM suspension upgrade is issued with a silver Second Stage Manufacturing (SSM) modification compliance plate fitted next to the OEM compliance plate, stating vehicle particulars and approval number issued as Second Stage Manufacture. The suspension modification and fixing of the silver modification plate must be done prior to any other modifications and must be done prior to the vehicle being licensed.
For vehicles that have already been road registered, the process varies from state to state. The vehicle may be required to be inspected by an authorised Automotive Engineer in that state to be issued with a compliance certificate.
Suspension kit consists of:
|2 Front coil springs||2 Swinging shackles|
|2 Rear leaf springs||2 Fixed pins|
|4 Heavy duty shock absorbers||1 Silver SSM Compliance plate|
|4 U-Bolts||1 GVM tyre placard|
|1 Shackle bush kit|
Please be aware that these kits must be fitted by a DOTARS approved manufacturing facility.
All relevant application and approval forms for vehicle articulars will be available from West Coast Suspension staff at time of purchase