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On my L200 double cab I sometimes carry an full IBC for watering. Probably hitting about 1200 kg including some misc tools. An Ibc is 1.2 m long and I'd say 75% of its behind the axle. The rear is very low. If I put the same tank in a super cab and can get the IBC 50/50 over the rear axle you are maybe 25mm higher.

 

It's still pretty usable in a double cab, you just need to watch your exit angle. Your tow bar hitting the ground of a driveway as you hit the camber for example. .

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It ant nothing to with springs or air bags that's not the issue, the problem you'll have is there's going to be so much weight over the arse end your truck will actually do a wheelie

 

Plus it's going look like a pull

 

Do I care no of corse not, all us using small trucks are over loaded me included

 

It's a nice box, would be lovely on a single cab just looks wrong on a double cab

Ur opinion I guess but single cab aren't a option for me I don't fit in one it would be like driving a land-rover around I would be crippled buy the time I got to the job in the morning

 

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It's fine I am not gunner be ramming to the top all the time anyway but if I need to it handles it fine I put uprated springs on and airbags wouldn't of fancied it without doing that

 

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Put it on a weighbridge (preferably before DVSA do)

 

As a rough guide, its a pound per KG for overload as gross or on an individual axle. Once your number gets into the ANPR data base you will be getting pulled regularly and become something of a cash cow.

 

if an overload can be linked as causative to an accident, plod are going to be interested in that which bumps the penalties into the "industrial" category.

 

As others have said, that body just looks like it needs a pull even if you have modified the suspension. Maybe re brand the company as "Styrofoam delivery inc":laugh1:

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Put it on a weighbridge (preferably before DVSA do)

 

As a rough guide, its a pound per KG for overload as gross or on an individual axle. Once your number gets into the ANPR data base you will be getting pulled regularly and become something of a cash cow.

 

if an overload can be linked as causative to an accident, plod are going to be interested in that which bumps the penalties into the "industrial" category.

 

As others have said, that body just looks like it needs a pull even if you have modified the suspension. Maybe re brand the company as "Styrofoam delivery inc":laugh1:

Well like I said thanks for all ur input not sure what I would do without it.cant believe I get through daily life without ur helping hand Andy

 

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Well like I said thanks for all ur input not sure what I would do without it.cant believe I get through daily life without ur helping hand Andy

 

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On the up side you could always run with theory that the overhang makes it less likely to snap on the middle like some crew cabs do :lol:

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Brit tipp Warrington I've had all my Ali backs made by them really really good at what they do you will have to pay a little bit more but it's worth it

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