Chassis Dimensions – Your Way!

Chassis Dimensions – Your Way! 780 290 Sorcha O'Grady

Now you can choose how you’d like to define vehicle dimensions in our Axle Weight Calculator.

Specify Chassis Length as ‘Wheelbase (WB)’ or ‘Cab to Axles (CA/CT)’.
Chassis Dimension as CA - OA BBC CE BA AC CA WB

And specify Cab Length as ‘Bumper to Back of Cab (BBC)’ or ‘Front Bumper to Front Axle (BA) + Front Axle to Back of Cab (AC)’.

Cab Dimension as BBC - OA CE BA CA AC CA WB

You can change your preference for how to define these dimensions in the Settings > Preferences tab here:

Bumper to back of cab

More Equipment Categories

We’ve added many new Equipment categories, including Snowplow, Aerial Platform and Outriggers. Click into any of these categories to upload a dxf file with drawings of your custom equipment.

Equipment Categories - Crane Fridge Lift Gate 5th Wheel Gooseball Conventional Hitch Bullbar Aerokit Snowplow Aerial Platform Fairing Toolbox Outrigger Rear Bumper

Now you can add a Lift Gate on a Service Body…

Service Body with Lift Gate

…And you can add a 5th wheel or gooseball/gooseneck hitch on a pickup truck.

Pickup with gooseball gooseneck hitch and trailer

Promote Custom Equipment to the Public Library

When you import a dxf file of your own equipment, you can make it available to all users of the app by asking us to promote it to our Public Library. On approval, the item will appear in the Public Library, but the dxf file will never be shared with other users.  Having your custom equipment in the Public Library helps to raise awareness of your brand.

Promote Custom Equipment to Public Library

Print Report

Now you can send your report directly to your computer’s printer, from the Preview tab, without having to download it to your desktop first.

Print Axle Weight Distribution Report

Library Updates

We’ve added more vehicles to our library, from ranges including Ford Super Duty, FUSO, Hino 300 Series, Isuzu F-Series and FX-Series, Iveco Daily, Mercedes-Benz Actros, Arocs and Econic, Powerstar, Toyota HiAce, UD Trucks Croner and VW Transporter.

These vehicles were added in response to requests from users in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom and USA.

We’ve also added bodies on demand, equipment including cranes, bull bars, condensers, 5th wheels, and sample load items, including pallets and excavators.

As well as adding complete ranges of vehicles, we add vehicles, trailers, bodies, equipment and load items on request, for users in our core markets of United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Let’s hear from you!

We added the ability to choose how you define chassis and cab dimensions, in response to user feedback.  Please keep sharing your suggestions, so we can spend our developers’ valuable time adding features that are useful to you.

NTEA Member?

Read about our partnership with NTEA and find out more about discounted pricing for members here.

Weight Calculators Demo at TPC

Twelve chassis OEMs will be represented at NTEA’s 2019 Truck Product Conference, scheduled Sept. 17–18, 2019, at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. This conference provides exposure to upcoming vehicles and the chance to engage engineering experts on important upfitter conversions.
If you’ll be at TPC, please mark your calendar to join NTEA and TruckScience for the Weight Calculators Demo on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 1–1:30 p.m., or on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 1–1:30 p.m.

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