Post by HotWired Customs on Mar 18, 2013 17:40:44 GMT -5
GENERAL RULES (For more information contact Johnny Underwood @ (270) 634-7648)
1. Any year show!! 2. Helmet, seat belt, and eye protection must be worn at all times. Any controversies or protests must be brought up during the drivers meeting. 3. Any questions calls first, if it doesn’t say you can, don’t do it. Judges decisions are final. No refunds on illegal cars. 4. All glass, plastic, and interior must be removed before arriving to the event. Cars must be stock unless modifications stated in the rules. We have the right to re-inspect, drill or cut any car at any time. If you stretch any rule you will lose that rule. 5. Original gas tank must be removed and replaced with a boat-type tank or fuel cell. Moved inside of car behind driver’s seat but no farther back than rear axle. Batteries must be moved to passenger side floor board and securely fastened.
Big Car Class 1. Trunk lids must be factory. 2. You may weld, wire, or bolt doors, trunk lids, and or tailgates. Strapping used for welding may not be stair stepped and no excessive overlapping permitted. Strapping may be ¼”x3” maximum. Deck lids may have two 1” piece of all thread from floor pan to the deck lid they may attach to frame by welding the all thread to the frame no more than ½ (HALF) way down the side of frame and must be straight up and down. 3. No body seam welding will be permitted. Doors can be welded on the outside of body only. On the pre-ran cars the doors may be repaired back to stock. No added metal on rear quarters. 4. You may have a window bar or wire in windshield and rear window if using metal it can be no thicker than 3/8” and no wider than 3”. 5. You may use a gas tank protector but it cannot be wider than 24”. 6. You may have 6 bolts on the hood to keep it secure, bolts may be 1’in dia. The front 2 may go all the way through the core support. You may use a 2x2 spacer through the core support, you may also use a 4x4x ¼ plate to weld to top side of frame on the front two body mount; these can weld no farther than 2” on the frame behind the body mount bolts. 1” bolts max. Hoods must be open for inspection. (12”x12” hole over carburetor) 7. Cars may not be smashed flat if cars are tucked, the rear quarter panels on both sides of cars must be 6” higher than the top bumper. 8. Body mounts must remain in place or a 1” gap between body and frame with a stack of washers or spacer of some kind may be used nothing bigger than 3” x 3” permitted. NO EXCEPTIONS. 9. You can add a piece of angle (4”x4”x ¼” max) to top of the core support but can be no longer than 32” no other metal permitted on core support. 10. You may have a cage surrounding the drivers compartment with a roll over bar. Bars 6” diam. Max. must be sheet metal only. The dash bar must be 5” from firewall this will be strictly enforced. The bar behind the seat can sit no further back than where the kick panel meets the bench seat and must be at least 6” off floor. No cage components can be farther back than where the kick panels meet the bench seat. You may use 2 down legs to the frame from the rear bar down to frame these must be run straight down no angling of the down legs permitted. You may use 1 not both: A. you can have kickers from the front dash bar to the top side of frame behind A arms. 2x2 square tubing or 2” pipe only no other material may be used they must be within 2” of A arm . or B. A kicker permitted from dash bar to distributor protector this may not weld or bolt to Dist. Protector. 11. Frame welding is limited to front and rear bumper areas frame seams from firewall forward may be welded top side only. 12. Can run loaded front bumper, no more than 12” plates. 13. You may put 6- 1/4” x 4”x 4” plates on cars. NO EXTRA PLATES!! 14. Angles for cross member can’t be longer than 5” and must be within 12” from factory location. 15. Bumper can’t be lower than 15” or higher than 22” from bottom of bumper. Frame may not be lower than 14”on a fresh car. 16. You may use a hump plate they may be ¼” X 6”x22” centered in the hump. 17. You may cut factory seams at the box and re-weld to tilt the front of new style Fords no metal may be added. All factory holes in frame must remain open no welding these holes shut permitted. 18. On new style cars with the aluminum cradles, you may switch these out with the 80 and newer Ford or GM steel cradles they must be put in like their factory counter4parts only using the factory brackets no other metal may be added. They must be in factory location and can’t be moved forward. 19. Engines may be chained in with 4 chains standard 3/8” chain max. These chains may be no longer than 16” and no more than 2 chain links may be welded to the engine cradle behind motor mount. 2 chains permitted to frame in front of A arms (1 per side) 2 chain links welded to frame Welds for this may not exceed a continuous 3”weld. Chains must attach to engine. 20. Motor of choice is permitted. Distributor protectors are allowed. NO SKID PLATES PERMITTED. 21. You may modify tie rods. Valve stem protectors are permitted. A-arms must remain in stock configuration. Any tire permitted. Rear trailing arms may be homemade no bigger than 2x2square tubing or piping. 22. Upper A-arms may be welded solid with ¼”x3” strap. 23. Idler arm must be bolted factory to frame no bolts will be permitted all the way through the frame. Sway bar may be welded to bottom of frame in the factory location you may use a 1 ½”x 4” bracket or 2” square tubing or pipe to weld to sway bar to attach to frame.
Small Car Rules 1. All glass, chrome molding, hood latches, gas tanks, and rear seats must be removed before cars arrive at the fairgrounds. 2. Stock type hood must be used. Hoods must be open for inspection. Hoods must be secured in 6 places with wire only. Trunks must have 12” hole. 3. Helmet, seatbelt, and eye protection must be worn at all times. 4. THE DRIVERS SIDE SEAT BELT MUST BE IN WORKING ORDER. 5. Gas tanks must be relocated behind driver’s seat, securely fastened and covered. Any visible leaking fuel will result in automatic disqualification. All plastic tanks must be in steel enclosure. Gas tank protectors are allowed. 6. Wheelbase is not to exceed 108 inches. 7. Four cylinders and front wheel drive V-6. 8. Two-wheel drive uni-body only. 9. Any size tires round and black. 10. Bumper height's maximum is 21 inches and minimum of 16 inches. Car must bounce. 11. Absolutely no welding on anything other than the cage, doors, and trunk lid/hatch. 12. Plates that attach the gas tank and battery box cannot strengthen the car. 13. No kickers of any kind. 14. You absolutely cannot add any metal to strengthen the car. 15. Cars will be checked inside the fenders and the rockers. Will be drilled or cut open if needed. 16. Back bumpers can be run, but must be welded on the bumper shocks only. Cannot be welded or bolted to the body. 17. Front bumper shocks can be modified, but cannot be over 12 inches long. Maximum 1 1/2 inch material. 18. No plates added to the bumpers or anywhere else. 19. Factory radiators only. No homemade allowed and cannot be used to strengthen the car. 20. Cage inside the car can have 6-inch gussets in the corners. Door bars cannot go more than 6 inches past the door past where they are welded at. Bars must be at least 6 inches off the floor. No material bigger than 4x6 inches. Roll over bars are MANDATORY! 21. You can run a slip shaft. 22. Trailing arms can be lengthened or shorten but no extra metal added. 23. Need 2 front windshield bars. 24. No sub-frame connectors. 25. 3 x 3 x ¼ plates (4 front 4 back—8 in all) are allowed. 26. AMC Pacers are allowed.