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  • GVWR is the combined weight of the vehicle, passengers, and payload (your gear).

    F&S Guide to Truck Suspension and Lifts

  • It refers to the "registered weight" listed on the registration card or the "GVWR" -- gross vehicle weight rating -- set by the manufacturer and stamped on a plate usually on the driver's door jamb.

    News for Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • In California the CVRA fee assuming a 48,000 pound GVWR would be $1,161 plus license and registration.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The more the rig can carry the gap between the GCWR and the GVWR, the more people and provisions you can safely transport.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • Weight Management: The Good, the Bad, and the GSBTD ll rigs have two weight ratings: the GCWR and GVWR.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • Subtracting the GCWR from the GVWR provides a rig load potential—the amount of weight you can safely add to the payload.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • The ideal rig has a broad range between the GCWR and the GVWR.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • As the RV manufacturer adds modifications to the chassis, such as heavy-duty shocks, air bags, and bigger tires, it may increase GVWR for no justifiable reason.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • The GCWR and the GVWR are stamped on a metal plate inside a door and are also located somewhere else, perhaps in the engine compartment.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • The spread between the GCWR and the GVWR ratings is important.

    The RVer’s Bible

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