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Delay to VSB6 – v3 – Codes H6 & H7 only

King Bars advises that there is now a delay on the implementation of VSB6 for codes H6 & H7 which was initially planned from 01st Sep 2017.1 September 2017 (Vehicle Standards Bulletin 6 (VSB6): National Code of Practice for Heavy Vehicle Modifications, Version 3 will become the new national standard for modifications to heavy vehicles, replacing the current version that has been in place since July 2015.)

This delay is only in relation to Codes H6 & H7 which relate directly to bullbars and FUP devices. There will be more consultation between NHVR, HVIA and the bullbar industry and we will keep you up to date with any changes.

Check out our Breaking News section for more info - http://www.kingbars.com.au/index.php/breaking-news

Thank you to all those visitors who made the effort to come and see us at our stand at the 2017 Brisbane Truck Show. You all made the event very worthwhile and it was great to meet clients that we have only spoken to over the phone or email. Having the opportunity to showcase our product and point out what makes us the premium bullbar and bumper manufaturer in Australasia is perfect when so many people come to the same event. Already booked in for the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show as well.

The latest in a sexy line of bullbars. The Kenworth T610SAR is set to be a record breaker in sales if you listen t the right people so we have developed a record breaker of a bullbar to suit. With a couple of tweaks on what we have already proved works on the other SAR models this will be possibly the strongest bullbar yet for an SAR. 4" posts in the centre, 3' outer posts, 3" pipe and a backing channel that has to be seen to be believed. Maximum strength, ultimate protection

Welcome to the family for the new Western Star 5800 Texan bumper. After many requests we welcome the latest edition the Western Star stable. This is a Texan bumper, FUPS, 560mm deep main base with 50mm polished bottom strip, rounded corners, radius tails, access to the factory tow box behind a recessed number plate. Like all good books the devil is in the detail so when you get the opportunity check out what this makes a stronger product then what is currently available to the market.

Congratulations to LINX Logistics for putting these 2 sexy looking units into their fleet with our Pacific Single Road Train 4 post bullbar on them.

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Industry Events


Riverina Truck Show & Kids Convoy

Wagga Wagga, NSW. Held at Ron Wheeler Park & Lake Albert foreshore. Presented by the RotaryClub of Wagga Wagga Sunrise. 

Street parade starts at 1130am depatng from Bomen Saleyards and arriving at Lake Albert at 1215pm. The truck show runs from 1pm until 745pm. 

Also features car &bike display, amusement rides, live music and trade stalls. 
For further info call 0411 138 551 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or visit the website at www.riverinatruckshowandkidsconvoy.com 


Convoy for Kids Sydney

Homebush, Sydney. Trucks to asemble a Huntingwood Drive at 5am and leave at 8am. 

Route will be Jack Brabham Drive, Great Western Highway, Wallgrove Rd, M4 Freeway, Hil Rd exit to Homebush Bay Drive, Australia Avenue into Olympic Boulevard at Sydney Olympic Park. Bobtail only please.

For further info visit www.convoyforkids.com.au or Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cfksl 


North America Commercial Vehicle Trade Show

Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The inaugural show will focus on the commercial fleet and heavy truck market.

For more info visit www.nacvshow.com 


Lights On the Hill

Gatton Showgrounds, Gatton, Qld.

Twin convoys depart Roches Rd, Withcott & Citiswich Industrial Park, Bundamba at 10am on Sept 30.

Showground gates open at 930am n 30 Sep. Live music, kids rides, market stall, bar, food & drinks. 

Truck/vehicle convoy entry = $50per vehicle. Onsite parking and camping available.

Memorial service held at LakeAex park on 01 Oct at 10am.

For further info visit www.lightsonthehill.com.au or Facebook at www.facebook.com/lightsonthehillmemorial 


CAT/TNT Car Carrying Reunion

Wagga Wagga, NSW. Held at the Lawson Motor Inn, Tarcutta St, Wagga Wagga.

For all ex CAT/TNT Car Carrying staff from 1975 to 1995. Starts at 5pm. Finger food, BYO drinks, $35 per head.

For more nfo call Linda Wood on  02 6925 1868 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Matty Hillcoat's Truckies Day Out

Gympie, Qld.

Truck & ute show, tractor pull, pig racing, chainsaw racing, kids entertainment, foods stalls, bar and lve band.

Admission - Adults - $15ea, concession - $10ea, kids under 12 free

For more info call 0439 362 129 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Facebook at www.facebook.com/mattyhillcoatstruckiesdayout  


Australasian Road Safety Conference

Perth, WA.

Held at the Crown Peth in Burswood. Expected to attract more than 500 delegates.

For more info visit www.australasianroadsafetyconference.com.au 


2019 Brisbane Truck Show

The dates have already been set for the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show - see you there again