Fiat maxi Chassis

Fisherman

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Does anyone know exactly what a fiat maxi chassis is. I have taken a look online and struggle to find much info. Just wondering.
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grath

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Does anyone know exactly what a fiat maxi chassis is. I have taken a look online and struggle to find much info. Just wondering.
Thanks.
Heavier with heavier payload and always 16 inch wheels.
Different stud holes than the 16 inch wheels on the light chassis.
The Light chassis in standard trim has 15 inch wheels
We have had two Maxi's
Our last was 4500kg
 

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It is pointless to run a Maxi at 3500kg or below as the extra chassis weight will eat into your payload, but a Maxi is well worth having if you have the C1 Licence and want a good payload.
Our Hymer Tramp was also up weighted from 3500kg to 4100kg
I think a light chassis can only be up weighted to around 3850kg Max
Also consider AiRide on the rear suspension. This can give an extra 100kg on the back axle
 

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It is pointless to run a Maxi at 3500kg or below as the extra chassis weight will eat into your payload, but a Maxi is well worth having if you have the C1 Licence and want a good payload.
Our Hymer Tramp was also up weighted from 3500kg to 4100kg
I think a light chassis can only be up weighted to around 3850kg Max
Also consider AiRide on the rear suspension. This can give an extra 100kg on the back axle
I looked into this and you can take the light chassis to 4000Kg as far as SVTech are concerned.
The basic uprating rules for the light chassis seem to be:
3700kg if tyres have suitable load rating; then ...​
3850kg if fitting Air Assist; then ...​
4000kg if fitting uprated front springs​
(I was going to fit the Air Assist this week but it has turned bitterly cold so that is postponed!)
 

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SV Teck pushed our Maxi up and they could only get it to 4100kg and that was with air on the back and the highest rated Mich tyres
That was about 10 years ago. Things could have changed as the fiat model has had a few upgrades
So the 3850kg I mentioned is about right as not many would replace the front springs
 

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I have a 2011 maxi and it seems that the two axle weights add up to 4500kg, what baffles me is that the first number is only 3500kg!!
 

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