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GCM Revisions – Pre and Post Registrations

Yesterday, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advised BAM Garage that pre-registration GCM revisions fall under federal jurisdiction and that if Lovells as second stage manufacturer (SSM) could demonstrate DITCRD approval of GCM upgrades that increase the OEM GCM that this would be deemed acceptable to TMR. Subsequent to this advice from TMR,…
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GCM Revisions/TMR Position

BAM Garage continues to work with Lovells and TMR to fully understand the position on GCM Revisions. Unfortunately, this is taking a little longer than expected. At this time, BAM Garage's position remains unchanged, and we are currently not performing GCM revisions on pre or post registered vehicles. We understand that GCM revisions on post…
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GCM Revisions/TMR Meeting

Earlier this week, Graeme and myself met with two representatives from the Department of Transport, including their Principal Engineer for Vehicle Standards. Due to the ongoing uncertainty and confusion in relation to GCM revisions, until further notice, BAM Garage has made the decision to not perform or discuss any GCM Modification related activities, this includes…
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Compliance

BAM Garage has recently been made aware of inspectors from the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) inspecting customer vehicles where the GCM may have been revised. The TMR and other regulatory bodies have created enormous amounts of ambiguity and confusion in relation to GCM modifications and compliance, particularly here in Queensland.  The compliance…
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