When upgrading your vehicles suspension it is important to consider the additional accessories that are fitted to your vehicle and the additional weight impact on the vehicles suspension.
For each accessory added the vehicles springs take up the load.
Most kits available on our website feature the option to customise the kit relative to fixed accessories and constant load carrying. By making your selections the appropriate spring rate is then supplied with the kit.
Options include the following:
- No Bull Bar/ Alloy Bull Bar
- Steel Bull Bar
- Steel Bull Bar & Winch
- 0-300kg Light Load
- 300kg Constant Load
- 500kg Constant Load
*Constant Load refers to fixed or permanent accessories currently fitted to the vehicle.
The following guide can be used to assist with making the right setup choices for your vehicle!
|Aluminium Bull Bar||+40kg|
|Standard Steel Bull Bar||+50kg|
|Heavy Duty Steel Bull Bar||+65kg|
|Additional Steel Side Rails||+15kg|
|Steel Side Steps||+50kg|
|Winch with Steel Cable||+45kg|
|Winch with Synthetic Rope||+25kg|
|Light Bars/Spot Lights||+5kg|
|Small Tool Box Alloy (Empty)||+50kg|
|Under Tray Tool Box (Empty)||+30kg|
|Spare Wheel (Each)||+40kg|
|Roof Top Tent||+80kg|
|Fuel/Liquids||1 L = 1 Kg|
Also consider what you are loading into the canopy or tool boxes as tools, camping and recovery gear all add up!
The information on this page is intended to be a guide only and the weights specified are approximate.
Weight variations can be caused by different materials used for accessories, custom designs, variations between models and other factors.