CONVERSIONS CASE STUDY 1

Scania 6×2 Artic to 8×2 Artic or Rigid.

Has been most common conversion for a number of years, removing mid axle and fitting tag axle. In order to conform to DVSA rules on conversions to vehicles registered post Oct 2014 vehicle was converted and taken to VCA for them to conduct tests and produce a brake model report covering as many options as possible. All control equipment for original rear bogie carried onto new rear bogie, independent EBS modulator fitted on second steer axle. The same configuration had already been proved by vehicles registered before Oct 14.