GVM Upgrades

Enhance your vehicle’s capabilities with Ape Suspension’s GVM upgrades from renowned brands like Lovells, EFS, and Tough Dog.

GVM Upgrades

APE Suspension oversees the implementation of GVM (Gross Vehicle Mass) upgrades for a wide range of vehicles. Our GVM upgrades are versatile, available as a Federal compliance kit for new vehicles before licensing or as a retrofit for currently registered vehicles in Western Australia. Enhance your vehicle’s capabilities without sacrificing BTC (Braked Towing Capacity).

Why get a GVM upgrade?

Legal Compliance

Protect your business and managers from OH&S rule violations and employee negligence claims.

Insurance Security

Avoid potential voiding of insurance pay-outs by staying within approved GVM limits when loading your vehicle.

Litigation Prevention

Reduce the risk of litigation under common law by ensuring your vehicle operates within legal load limits.

Enhanced Capability

Meet the demands of heavy or remote work by safely loading and operating the vehicle beyond its original equipment limits.

Post registration inspections and compliance details

For State Compliance vehicles (previously registered), a roadworthy presentation is essential for inspection by the WA Department of Transport.

We currently supply and install GVM upgrades from Lovells, EFS & Tough Dog, providing
upgrade options for the following vehicles:


  • Toyota
  • Ford
  • Mazda
  • Isuzu


  • Toyota
  • Ford
  • Mazda
  • Isuzu
  • Suzuki
  • Nissan

Interested in getting a GVM upgrade? Let one of our experts guide you.

IMPORTANT: Modification permits and inspection costs may be additional to the kit installation expenses. Ensure your vehicle complies with regulations for a seamless and legal driving

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(08) 9302 6648