River City 4WD Club - Brisbane

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Moleman

Did any one read up about the new laws coming in to effectuate mid year

Mainly 2" lifts
Tyres
Lockers
Long range tanks

What's YOUR view and how will these affect you?
No!

Do you have a link to these documents or a run down on what the Laws will be?

Moleman

VSB14 page 99 of 4wd custom guide issue 43
For us lazy people is it possible to summarise what the affects will be?

Moleman

this is taken from aformetioned mag so may not be COMPLETE listings of laws

1) Suspension - cert requierd for OVER 2" or 50mm

2) Tyres - simple rule is no greater than 50mm diameter increase over O.M.E

3) Engine swaps - certt required if power increase is 20% or more this includes the fitting of turbo or superchargeers.
rule 1) CURB MASS X5 = MAXIMUM CC nat aspirated
rule 2) CURB MASS x3 = MAXIMUM CC FORCED INDUCTION

4) AUTO TO MANUEL CONVERSION - allowed providing meets laws re cliarance and seals are ok

5) DIFF LOCKS - part itme lockers that can be controlled from drivers seat are OK but AUTO lockers are out HOWEVER some enginerring shops MAY only look at drivablity (as some new lockers ,you cant tell they are there or not) THE MAGIAZINE LIST ARB,TJM & opp lock as all ok but i believe so are detriot E-LOCKERS

6) BODY CHOPS - reqiuer cert (unless gaurds only)

7) SEATS - if use factory fitted rails is OK but if need to mod INANY WAY the CERT REQUIRED

8) FUEL - ANY LONG RANG TANK WILL REQUIER CERT

feel free to contact QLD Transport Registration on 132380 for more details

ALL states are looking to implment this amendment in the near future but WA,NSW, NT may not impletmnet FULLY so check YOUR state before mods are done