Engineers Report

Background, in accordance with the road traffic regulations all vehicles must conform to the main principles set down ie. All parts and equipment shall be in good and efficient working order. Gracon Engineers have passed CVRT tester rules to carry inspections on commercial and non-commercial vehicles, we are deemed to be “Suitably Qualified Individual” SQI

Services include:

  • CVRT & NCT modification inspection/reports

When CVRT tester notices a repair or modification which may adversely affect the road worthiness of the vehicle, the tester shall seek a modification report from a Suitably Qualified Individual SQI. The report that Gracon produce shall be in accordance with CVRT “Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing” which is verified by the RSA “Road Safety Authority”

In-House Engineering/Welding

Gracon can carry out the modification you require to bring your vehicle up to specification so that it passes the CVRT test. Examples of this work include:

  • Repairs made to primary structure components, by welding in new metal of same gauge as the manufactured component
  • Extensive rust can only be repaired by replacing /removing all rusted material and reinforcing it so that the original strength of affected structural member is re-established.

Revenue Declaration of Conversion Inspections

We can convert your commercial to a crewcab or convert your 7/8 seater to a crewcab. All documentation work carried out by us, we can also organise the CVRT test if required.

Pre-purchase inspections

A full mechanical inspection carried out by an SQI . At our centre your vehicle can placed on a lift to check for mechanical wear, chassis damage and all components.

Vehicle Valuations

Commercial and private vehicles can be inspected thoroughly at our centre to be sure you’re getting what you’re paying for.

Safety Inspections

Bus seatbelt inspections and certification compliant to RSA standards.

Older Vehicles

In some cases insurance companies require a report if the vehicle is over a certain age.