Weights - MGW, etc

Discussion in 'Tech/Mech General' started by JaG, Aug 1, 2009.

  1. JaG

    JaG Funster

    Oct 30, 2008
    We have just had our Toyota Hiace (with attitude) stripped out and refurbished. I obviously need new weight certificates for it. Can anyone tell me:
    1. When it is weighed what is included on the weighbridge, i.e, fuel, persons, etc?
    2. What weights do I need, i.e. front axle, rear axle, individual axle, whole weight?
    3. How do I work out all the different weights that should be displayed, MGVW, etc?
    We have different tyres on it to standard. The front are 205/50/15 and the rear are 265/50/15. Does this affect the MGVW, or whatever it is called? A lot of questions I know. Hoping someone can help. Thanks Graham & Jean
  2. vwalan

    vwalan Funster

    Sep 23, 2008
    roche cornwall
    your weights are still the same. only your convertion weight will have changed. for your own knowledge weigh front axle, then total weight loaded that gives you the 3 weights front ,total , take one from other gives back axle. check against manufacturers plate or listing. to be sure you arent overloading.

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